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WA primary school champions STEM learning

At St Jerome’s Primary School in Perth, a series of dedicated technology-inspired staff meetings are helping its teachers to incorporate the latest technologies into their classrooms, to educate the next generation of digital natives.

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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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Solar car challenge delivers hands-on STEM learning

The University of South Australia (UniSA) and Balaklava High School are working together to develop an integrated learning program that will see staff and students build a solar car to compete in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge.

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Creating a new breed of digital natives

Teaching children appropriate technology use rather than simply taking it away from them is key to preparing children for the digital world of the future, writes Associate Professor of Educational Technology at CQUniversity, Dr Michael A. Cowling. Read more

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