Most university students who choose science, technology, engineering and maths subjects in the future would pay less for their degrees under changes announced today by Education Minister Dan Tehan. The proposed changes would cut the cost to students by 62 per cent for a maths degree and 20 per cent for science, IT and engineering […]
To mark NAIDOC Week, Science & Technology Australia has partnered with Corey Tutt on his innovative project Deadly Science, to source books about science and technology for regional and rural schools. In a remote school that lies four hours from Katherine in the Northern Territory, 350 students had access to just 15 books from their […]
The 42nd Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia (MERGA) Conference 2019 will be held at Curtin University on 30 June – 4 July 2019.
This week, the Minister for Education, Dan Tehan MP, announced measures to improve support for regional students, which would be paid for with a new funding cap on the Research Support Program. Kylie Walker, CEO of Science & Technology Australia, said recent numbers released by the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science showed the overall […]
The focus on STEM skills from an early age will be increasingly important for Australia’s future, and STA is proud to have the chance to support the vital work of the National Youth Science Forum (NYSF). Registrations for the NYSF National Science Teachers Summer School (NSTSS) are now open for January 2019. This five-day professional […]
Science & Technology Australia has named its 10 inaugural STEM Ambassadors, who will work to build deeper understanding by federal parliamentarians of the impact of science, technology, engineering and mathematics in Australia. CEO of STA, Kylie Walker, said these women and men from 10 different federal electorates had been matched with passionate parliamentarians who expressed […]