Saturday, January 25, 2020

STEM education

The STEM education blog shows you all the ways you can incorporate STEM learning ideas into your STEM programs and curriculums.

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Should phones be banned in classrooms?

Starting from the first term of 2020, smartphones will be banned from all classrooms in primary schools and high schools across Victoria.
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VIDEO: What is STEM and why is it important?

Short explainer video about STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) - what is STEM, and why is it important?

Your job in 2050: how technology is changing the way we work

As convenient as new technology can be, when it comes to preparing to enter a workforce where computers are starting to perform the sort of tasks previously performed by highly skilled humans, some of these same changes can start to look a bit more intimidating.
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Six ways to add STEM careers to your classroom

Careers in STEM are on the rise – but how do you add AI (artificial intelligence) to algebra, cyber security to coding and engineering...

The government keeps talking about revamping VET – but is it actually doing it?

In April 2019, the government-commissioned Joyce review made 71 recommendations to reform the VET sector. Here's what the report said, and what the government is doing about it.

Out now! Careers with STEM: Maths 2019

Discover why maths is essential for the careers of the future!
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Nine out of 10 educators want more careers resources for the classroom, says survey

How are teachers, parents and students keeping up with the future of work? Our STEM education survey was designed to figure it out.
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VIDEO: The gender gap in STEM starts as young as 9 years old

Only 16% of Australian STEM professionals are women... but, why? Statistics from the Office of the Australian Chief Scientist show that that the gender...

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Meet the winners of the 2019 Indigenous STEM awards

A remote school in the Northern Territory, a virtual reality designer and a graduate systems engineer are the big winners of the third Indigenous...

Technology and learning in the classroom: 6 tips to get the balance right

Technology has good potential to help students learn, but it must be used appropriately to keep students moving, learning and working together.
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The cyber security challenge coming to a high school near you

The Australian Computing Academy is launching their "Schools Cyber Security Challenges" to promote online literacy in the digital security space.

A guide on changing preferences for Australian universities

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If exam stress meant you didn’t have your head on straight while choosing your uni preferences, we’ve got good news: it’s ok to change your mind, and changing preferences at this stage could mean studying your perfect degree. Here's how to do it.

Virtual reality is revolutionising remote mental health care

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Virtual reality (VR) may pave the way for myriad new opportunities.

Fighting antibiotic resistance is a full time STEM job

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The war against antibiotic resistance requires some serious revision, says Nobel Prize in Chemistry (2009) laureate Ada Yonath.