Young women are finding new confidence in future career opportunities in maths, science, engineering and technology, following a successful event delivered by Engineers Australia earlier this month. Read More
“Our Grade 5 students have had an amazing experience, imagining and creating their own theatre right in the middle of Melbourne. Metro Tunnel’s resources have really helped students to work together in the Minecraft environment and develop the skills they need to become city-builders one day,” says Jordan Chamerski, Woodend Primary School.
Mechanical engineer Michael Arnold says complex problem solving is the number one skill employers are seeking today and in the future, according to the World Economic Forum, as it provides “the power to change things for the better”. Read More
With women making up less than 10 per cent of engineers in Australia, the Engineering for Australia Taskforce, created to tackle low numbers of women studying engineering, has launched a new report identifying a need to remove barriers and change the perception of engineering in society and schools to encourage greater female participation in the field. Read More
According to a new report, over half of Australia’s Generation Z don’t think they are capable of a career in Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths (STEM), with young females showing less confidence when compared to their male peers. Read More
Aiming to inspire more students to explore the universe – from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space – a new STEAM grants competition will use a smart algorithm to provide funds to teachers to put towards more STEAM resources for their classrooms.