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STEM Punks calls for greater focu on STEM skills

Push for greater focus on STEM education

Following recently released digital rankings that show Australia has dropped from ninth position to 14th in the World Digital Competitiveness League, STEM educator STEM Punks is calling for an increased focus on STEM skills by all Australians.

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LEGO Mindstorms voice-powered STEM challenge

LEGO Mindstorms voice-powered STEM challenge

LEGO and Amazon Alexa have launched a new LEGO Mindstorms Education EV3 challenge, where students can create voice-powered experiences through construction and robotics play.

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‘Bravery’ announced as Children’s Word of the Year

The word ‘Bravery’ has topped the list in the Oxford University Press Australia & New Zealand (OUP ANZ) 2019 Children’s Word of the Year, following over 400 writing submissions from Australian primary school students.

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OzHarvest FEAST education program rolls out nationally

OzHarvest brings a FEAST to Australian primary schools

FEAST, a new curriculum aligned education program from OzHarvest that inspires kids to eat healthy food, waste less and become change-makers in their local communities will be rolled out across Australia.

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The shortage of male teachers in primary schools

There are some common misconceptions about why we should be concerned about the shortage of male teachers in Australian primary schools. New research suggests the reasons more males are needed in the teaching profession are different to what many think.

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