STEM education is an interdisciplinary approach to science, technology, engineering and mathematics. With a primary objective of preparing student for future endeavors, by exposing students to the real world application of these subject areas.
The importance of STEM education.
STEM education plays a fundamental role in creating the pipeline for future innovators – and innovation is key to driving economic prosperity. In light of this, what does the growing STEM skills gap mean for Australia?
Addressing gender diversity in STEM.
Across all STEM fields, women continue to be significantly under-represented. In order to amend the current gender imbalance, we have identified a number of ways to inspire women to engage in STEM.
Can schools close the STEM skills gap?
In recent years the decline of enrollments in STEM subjects has been given a lot of attention from the media, politicians and high-profile scientists. Government and industry representatives are looking to educators to improve STEM skills..
A solution to inspiring and engaging students in STEM.
Fostering engagement in STEM depends on two things: inspiring teaching and inspiring resources. With technology ingrained in STEM education, we have identified a number of ways that you can use eLearning resources to ignite your students’ interest in STEM.
What are industry experts saying in Australia?
In recent years the decline of enrollments in STEM subjects has been given a lot of attention from the media, politicians and high-profile scientists. Government and industry representatives are looking to educators to improve STEM literacy in schools and develop a STEM-literate student body.
Restoring the focus on STEM has been at the center of both state and federal government initiatives in recent years. The government is placing significant emphasis on closing the STEM skills gap to increase Australia’s competitiveness.
Business leaders are relying on excellent STEM education to develop the next generation of collaborative problem-solvers. See what some forward-thinking associations are doing to boost engagement in STEM across Australia.
As educators, we realise our responsibility to re-engage students in the marvels of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Our educational philosophy is founded on encouraging enthusiasm and excellence in students.
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