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Vale Emeritus Professor Peter Fensham AM (1927 - 2021)

Posted 13 October 2021 by (Latest News)

Vale Emeritus Professor Peter Fensham AM (1927 - 2021)

The Australian Science Teachers Association (ASTA) was deeply saddened by the news of the passing away of Emeritus Professor Peter Fensham AM. Professor Fensham was the first national President of ASTA and deeply involved in furthering the interests of school science educators nationally through his tireless advocacy for teachers.

His guidance of the Association in its early years laid the foundation that has enabled ASTA to continue promoting our profession and enriching science teaching. Professor Fensham was involved in numerous reforms of the education system and was awarded the Order of Australia, AM, for his service to the community and to education. Our condolences go out to his family. He will be missed.