2024 CASTeL 10th Science and Maths Education Conference

13-14 June 2024

“Beyond Boundaries – Future-proofing Science and Maths Education”

Submit a Proposal

Submission Requirements

All abstracts should be submitted via our online abstract submission system. The system is now open and will close for abstract proposals on 1st March 2024 at 5.00pm. Proposals are welcomed on a range of topics and should be a maximum of 300 words in length (300 words maximum for all submissions other than symposia; 600 words maximum for a symposium).

Presentation Formats


Papers will have 15 minutes for their presentation and 5 minutes for Q&A. Papers are welcomed on research or practice. They should give enough detail for the conference delegates to get a clear understanding of your presentation. Research abstracts should include background, methods and key findings. Accounts of practice should include critical and reflective components.

Accepted submissions under the papers category will have the option of submitting a full paper for publication in the final conference proceedings. 

Lightning talks

Presentations comprise videos of seven minutes in length that are prerecorded and submitted in advance of the conference. This format may be suitable for research in the planning stages, research in progress or for sharing methodological/conceptual approaches. Videos will be timetabled for presentation during the conference and archived on the conference website.


Posters will be exhibited during the conference programme and online on the website following the conference. Posters should be A0 (118.9 cm x 84.1 cm).


A symposium consists of three papers submitted together under a common theme. A symposium must have a named convener and each paper is 20 minutes comprising 15 minutes per paper and 5 for questions.