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We need to share STEAM data and knowledge

The edict to go forth and STEAM has been delivered but it could be much more effective with increased data and interchange of results and ideas.
   The Optimising STEAM Industry-School Partnerships: Inspiring Australia’s Next Generation report says that while there are hundreds of STEAM initiatives being implemented there is no information being gathered and disseminated as to what's been achieved. Read More

 

16 Feb 2018
Moving forward: STEM education in a selection of schools in Victoria News Image

STEM is a hot button issue in education in Australian schools. What does effective integration of the four disciplines of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics in teaching and learning look like? Read More

15 Feb 2018
Online learning aids the scientific mind News Image

Online teaching may help middle school students’ attitudes towards and outcomes in science, facilitated by interactive features native to the net like pop-up definitions, interactive diagrams and online collaboration. Read More

15 Feb 2018 | Melbourne
Government schools still receiving less funding? News Image

Some research from Save our Schools puts paid to the idea that Government and Private schools were drawing even in terms of funding. New figures show that government funding increases continue to favour private schools. Read More

14 Feb 2018
Teacher registration review begins News Image

With a review of teacher registration now agreed upon by all education ministers, The National Review of Teacher Registration Expert Panel has commenced the first stages of the process, meeting to agree upon ways of working. Read More

14 Feb 2018 | Melbourne
First stage of 10-year redevelopment at Marcellin College complete News Image

A $20 million refurbishment and extension of the historic Hermitage building at Melbourne’s Marcellin College – the first stage of a 10-year master plan led by project management consultants Montlaur – is now complete. Read More

14 Feb 2018 | Sydney
ARTEXPRESS at the Armory 2018 showcases HSC Artists News Image

It’s a real shame that the incredible standard of artworks produced by students for the HSC in NSW doesn't get wider exposure but ARTEXPRESS goes some way to addressing that. Read More

9 Feb 2018
Winners of 2018 BHP Billiton Foundation Science and Engineering Awards News Image

Winners of this year’s BHP Science and Engineering awards were given a nod for their innovative ideas on robotics and products designed to help the less fortunate and the environment. Read More

9 Feb 2018 | Adelaide
PEACE Pack halves bullying at Adelaide school News Image

Bullying has been an unavoidable if nasty part of school life for far too long, while a solution seemed intractable, a potential remedy has been found by Flinders University researchers and what’s more it seems to work across cultures. Read More

9 Feb 2018 | Adelaide
Education about existing laws is needed to reduce cyberbullying – not new laws, experts say News Image

It’s hard to know what to do with cyber bullies, the consequences of their actions are real and severe though. But turning them into criminals probably isn’t advisable says a submission from a group of experts. Read More

9 Feb 2018 | Queensland
City schools to help bring arts education to regional Queensland students with launch of new Outreach initiative News Image

So you're interested in booking a well-received school production but may not have the resources, what next?  Queensland Music Festival is calling out to large, metro Queensland schools to help take arts performances to rural students. Read More

9 Feb 2018
Additional call for Aboriginal STEM Scholarship applicants News Image

Aboriginal students are being strongly encouraged to apply for one of five STEM Scholarships offered in the latest round, which opened on Friday 19 January 2018. Read More

9 Feb 2018
Assessment tool to focus on ability of students with disability News Image

Educators and support staff will find it easier to recognise and respond to the learning needs of students with significant intellectual disability through a tool which will be introduced into South Australian public schools over the next two years. Read More