Students attending Victoria’s 10 Tech Schools will have access to better learning programs thanks to a new partnership with the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO). The strategic partnership will support the delivery of leading science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education in Victoria through the Tech Schools initiative. According to a Victorian state … Continue reading Vic tech schools to deliver programs with CSIRO
Speaking at the Western Sydney Business Connection “State of the Region” event held in Parramatta today, Deloitte Western Sydney managing partner, Danny Rezek told the 550 attendees that that while momentum behind Western Sydney projects is strong, the region cannot afford to take its eye off the ball. Mr Rezek said that there is unprecedented momentum behind … Continue reading Deloitte: Knowledge based jobs and skills vital to Western Sydney
“Australia’s performance in the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) in the science, reading and mathematics skills of 15 year olds is nothing short of a crisis,” Ai Group Chief Executive, Innes Willox, said in response to the release by ACER of the latest report PISA 2015: A first look at Australia’s results.
There have been myriad promises made by the major political parties over the years focused on funding programs aimed at increasing the number of women pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
The Australian Industry Group has advised reductions to both government spending and company tax levels in its submission for the May federal budget.
Dr Alan Finkel took over as Australia’s new Chief Scientist on January 25 this year. He is a respected neuroscientist, engineer, entrepreneur and philanthropist, and was the Chancellor of Monash University from 2008 to 2015 and President of the Australian Academy of Technological Science and Engineering (ATSE). He also established Axon Instruments, a supplier of … Continue reading Australia’s Chief Scientist on techno-optimism, renewable energy and encouraging STEM
Dr Alan Finkel, a neuroscientist, engineer, entrepreneur and philanthropist, took over as Australia’s new Chief Scientist on January 25 this year.
TAFE Queensland SkillsTech’s pre-apprenticeship courses are recommended for young people wanting careers in STEM industries.
Today marks Professor Ian Chubb’s final day as Australia’s Chief Scientist. It’s a position he’s held for almost five years, during some of Australia’s most turbulent political times.
Science contributes $330 billion a year to the Australian economy, according to a report by the Australian Academy of Science.
Leaders of innovative companies aggressively invest in research and development (R&D) to create new products, services, and technologies – even if these cannibalise short-term profits. Unsurprisingly, companies that consistently innovate are more likely to survive in the long run.
Companies including Telstra, Optus, and Lockheed Martin are teaming up with schools and universities for a ‘Day of STEM’ in Melbourne tomorrow.
Ford Australia will tour Victorian and New South Wales schools from September to December in an effort to inspire children to careers in the automotive industry.
A new CEDA report has raised questions about how ready Australia’s workforce is for an era of self-driving cars, hyper-connectivity and artificial intelligence. Brent Balinski spoke to the group’s CEO, Professor Stephen Martin, about what the future will hold.