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New round of Makerspace funding available

The Australian Government is providing a new round of funding for the establishment of Maker Spaces in schools with up to $5000 available for primary or secondary schools. Maker Projects aims to foster creativity and inquiry based learning in Australian schools and communities through [...]

By |2018-11-05T07:54:22+00:00November 5th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

MAKERSPACES – How to start? Where to start

This article has been written by one of our alumni, Craig Johnson, Yandina State School, Queensland and provides information about how to create a Makerspace - things you need to consider as well as the resources you may require. Please click on link below [...]

By |2018-11-01T12:02:28+00:00November 1st, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Features of an effective STEM activity/project

This article has been written by one of our alumni, Olivia Belshaw, Jindabyne High School, NSW and her colleague Anne Jolly and lists some guidelines for an effective STEM activity or project that will help you develop engaging, meaningful learning experiences that integrate STEM. [...]

By |2018-11-01T11:54:23+00:00November 1st, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

STEM X Academy welcomes new research partner

STEM Education Research Group, School of Education, Curtin University and Australian Science Teachers Association (ASTA) have partnered to provide individualised professional learning experience which will empower and support teachers to reflect on their classroom practice after their participation in the STEM X Academy. [...]

By |2018-09-20T15:22:31+00:00September 20th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Applications closed

Applications have now closed for the 2019 STEM X Academy. Thank you to all who submitted an application. All applications are currently being reviewed, with all applicants being notified in mid October. […]

By |2018-11-10T06:25:24+00:00August 10th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|