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Intervention demonstrates dramatic PAT Maths growth

Startling new peer-reviewed research published by the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia shows student gains of 27-29 months beyond the 24-month department expectations as measured by performance on PAT Maths for the lowest 20 per cent of students across six primary schools in South Australia.

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Low confidence in STEM skills

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.

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STEAM grants for schools

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. Read more

Video: Enriching STEAM learning with the Rubik’s Cube

Secondary teacher, Dan Van der Vieren, has been using the Rubik’s Cube in his maths classroom for several years. He discusses how the Rubik’s Cube can be incorporated into the teaching of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and maths) to enrich student learning and engagement.

Eddie Woo on the power of Mathematics

Mathematician and YouTube sensation Eddie Woo talks about his passion for maths, how maths is all around us and how maths can be embraced by everyone.

A roller coaster ride into STEM

Over 1400 schoolgirls and 80 teachers headed to Melbourne’s iconic Luna Park on 22 November 2018 to participate in the inaugural AIR4 initiative, which aims to encourage young women to see the value in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM).

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