Friday, November 27, 2020

Roxi from The Bachelor is a mechanical engineer and you should see her CV

Roxi Kenny from The Bachelor has some seriously impressive woman in STEM credentials. It’s no secret that we crushed on bachelor Matt Agnew’s epic astrophysics-turned-data-science career...
The virtual staffroom podcast

Listen to The Virtual Staffroom – a new edtech podcast for teachers by teachers

Subscribe to the Virtual Staffroom and explore devices, trends, software, tools, people and opportunities all with a window into the classroom!

IT jobs are on the rise ­– but not the ones you might think

While competition for jobs has doubled since COVID-19 kicked off, information technology gigs are back in demand.
First student rocket launch Queensland

First-ever student-built rocket to launch next year

Students from the University of Queensland (UQ) could become the first to fly a student-built rocket into space next year.

Want 100 free magazines for your school? Order yours today!

Australian and New Zealand high schools can order up to 100 free copies of Careers with STEM: Technology magazine.
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How to become an engineer: Live webinar recording

So you want to become an engineer? In this live webinar recording, Careers with STEM co-founder and journalist Heather Catchpole online speed tests the latest edition of Careers with STEM: Engineering and talks to three engineers working on some fascinating challenges and learns about how they got involved in their careers.

Group project goals! How citizen science is key to our bushfire recovery

This National Science Week, Chief Scientist Alan Finkel reflects on the growing value of citizen science, emphasising the need for more collaboration as we deal with an evolving climate.

Apparently watching YouTube could improve your uni marks

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, universities are using video for so much of their teaching. Some worry this will hurt student learning, but that's not what we found.

New engineering magazine out now!

In the latest edition of Careers with STEM we explain what engineering is all about and showcase a diverse mix of real-life engineers.
Hacking for social good

Hacking for social good

Here's why engineering is a career choice for social good: you get to hack innovative humanitarian solutions for Pacific Islands
emojis

Do your teachers use emojis? Research shows they should

Studies show emojis can help students accept online feedback and motivate them to do better during home-schooling.

Three regional schools are the latest to benefit from STEM industry school partnership program

Three schools in the Illawarra region of NSW will now have their own academy of STEM excellence under the NSW Department of Education’s STEM Industry School Partnerships (SISP) Program.

5 study pathway quizzes to take while you wait for ATAR results

The following five quizzes will help you prep for tertiary study

Industry cadetships: tapping the talents of women in STEM

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Australia loses female talent at every stage of the STEM pipeline. A program in which educators and industry work together to help women gain in-demand skills is one piece in the puzzle.

Talented, much? This year’s Eureka Prize winners are next level

The 2020 Australian Museum Eureka Prize winners have been announced in a live, virtual awards show broadcast from the Australian Museum.