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Rio Tinto launches national STEM skills education program

Rio Tinto will invest $10 million in a four-year national program, targeted at school students, that aims to fast-track the development of STEM skills needed for the digital future including critical thinking, problem-solving, automation, systems design and data analytics.

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Free student coding activity for global Hour of Code

Coding education provider, Code Camp, has launched a new coding activity, where young students can build their own computer game, as part of the upcoming Hour of Code, a global movement that aims to introduce computer science to over 100 million children worldwide.

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45% of Australian teenagers consider a career in technology

A new report reveals 45 per cent of Australian teenagers surveyed would consider a career in technology, citing that technology is generally moving in a positive direction and will play an even greater role in their lives in the future, however perceived barriers still exist.

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littleBIGidea winners heading to NASA

Students who came up with the ideas of a Hero Helmet, Rein Angel and Safety Smart Goggles have been named the 2019 winners of Origin’s littleBIGidea competition and will soon be jetting off to NASA in the USA.

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