Hallett Cove School shows STEM leadership

Robotics and coding, water pollution, accuracy in sports science and engineered mousetraps are some of the diverse subjects investigated by students during Hallett Cove School’s inaugural STEM Week.   The Federal Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham joined local Liberal MP and state Shadow Minister for the Environment David Speirs, students, teachers, parents and…

First WA P-TECH pilot delivers real-world skills training for students

Students in Perth’s south-eastern suburbs are the first in Western Australia to take part in an innovative model of school and industry collaboration that will give them real-world skills in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham visited the Southern Perth Pathways in Technology (P-TECH) pilot at Cecil Andrews…

Improving education opportunities and outcomes for country kids

Public submissions have opened for the Coalition Government’s review of regional education.  Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce said the announcement was an important milestone in the Government’s efforts to ensure regional, rural and remote students not only achieve success at school, but go on to further study, training and employment. “This independent review offers an…