Embedding practical & innovative programs into the curriculum
Conference Date
14th & 15th March 2018
Rydges World Square
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Preparing students to be future innovators in science, technology, engineering & maths
With most schools already invested in the importance of STEM, the question now turns to how schools can implement and embed a dynamic, ‘real world’ and cross-curricular approach to STEM. The 8th conference in our STEM series, the Improving STEM Education conference, will showcase practical and hands-on case studies from schools and will feature a primary and secondary stream tailored to the unique challenges of schools along their STEM journey. Delegates will take away a toolkit of innovative and easy-to-implement ideas, whilst learning how to embed STEM across the school, maximise resources and develop valuable partnerships.
  • Primary & secondary streams
  • Student STEM project showcase
  • Build a functional 3D prosthetic
  • Implement STEM on a budget
  • Embed an integrated STEM curriculum from K-12
Who will attend?
  • 60% Heads of: Science, Math, Technologies
  • 15% Heads of STEM
  • 10% Curriculum Coordinators
  • 10% Principals & Deputy Principals
  • 5% Teaching & Learning

Attend to learn:

  • Strengthen a whole school & cross-curricular approach
  • Maximise resources & staff skill sets
  • Establish industry & community partnerships
  • Boost & sustain engagement in STEM

Key Speakers

Pascal Czerwenka
Deputy Head and Classroom Teacher
Newington College (Lindfield Campus)
Stella Jinman
Cecil Andrews College


What People Are Saying

  • “An exceptional opportunity to develop a network of people all committed to achieving the same objectives, providing innovative solutions and not afraid to take a risk.”

    Tony Holden
    Woomera School - Improving STEM attendee, 2017


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