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STEM WA Pilot Program Proposal Finalised
Date Published: 15/09/2015

STEM-WA PILOT PROGRAM FOR WESTERN AUSTRALIA


The Technology Industry Advisory Council (TIAC) is pleased to present the outcomes of the above proposal which follows on from the OPTIMISING STEM EDUCATION IN WESTERN AUSTRALIAN SCHOOLS Reports Part One and Part Two .

The proposal is now available on the TIAC Website.

Stem Education, Innovation and Youth Unemployment: Rising to the Challenges Report

  • A proposal by STEM-WA for a Western Australian Pilot program with National application.

TIAC endorses this independent proposal from the STEM-WA Steering Committee. The STEM-WA Steering Committee is a not for profit organisation, set up by TIAC member, Dr Jim Ross to progress initiatives that support STEM education and to raise engagement in schools. Her Excellency, the Honourable Kerry Sanderson, AO, Governor of Western Australia has been appointed Chief Patron of the Committee.

The STEM-WA PILOT PROGRAM FOR WESTERN AUSTRALIA Proposal was submitted to the Australian Government on 14th August with the support of the WA Minister for Education and the Office of Science.

This proposal advocates practical, cost-effective strategies, based on the extensive experience of Earth Science Western Australia (ESWA) in strengthening the teaching of earth science in WA over the last nine years, and on the comprehensive work of Hackling et al and TIAC from 2011-14, as detailed in the TIAC Report,Optimising STEM Education in WA Schools and on the comprehensive work of Professor Mark Hackling, the Science Education Committee (SEC) and TIAC from 2011-14, as detailed in the TIAC Report,Optimising STEM Education in WA Schools.

If you have any questions please contact tiac@commerce.wa.gov.au.

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