Inspiring Role Models for Young Leaders
Strong leadership skills are vital in everything from group projects at school to inventing the next big thing that will change the world! For students in grades 7-9, the Leaders-In-Training (LIT) program from the National Inventors Hall of Fame® offers the perfect opportunity to build these skills. If you’ve signed up to be an LIT, […]
What are STEM Courses, and Why Should I Study One in 2023?
The world is changing rapidly, and in order to keep up, we need innovative thinkers who can solve problems and create new solutions. If you are someone who loves science and wants to pursue a career in a field that is growing in popularity, a degree in the STEM field may be the perfect choice […]
Explainer: what’s the difference between STEM and STEAM?
Gonski 2.0 urges us to get our children back to basics through the “three Rs” of reading, writing and arithmetic. For educators, there is now a greater need for science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) concepts to integrate with the arts (STEAM) across the wider curriculum. We know this because business and industry broadcast that […]
What is the Value of STEM Education?
Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education puts an emphasis on preparing future generations to be successful in their careers. The skills gained from STEM education extend beyond those needed to be successful in STEM fields, preparing children with varied interests who move into any industry to have valuable skill sets that allow them to […]
Top 10 trending STEM jobs for 2023
As we start 2023, now is the perfect time to start thinking about your STEM career (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) and which skills are most in demand. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), occupations in STEM fields are projected to grow by over 10% by 2031. This rapid growth means more opportunities than ever for […]
STEM Education and why it is crucial to Innovation
Innovation is the new buzz word in business for very good reason. New business opportunities are opening up to help business owners be more disruptive, innovative and creative, and, in turn, boost their businesses to the next level. The STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education system will help Australia compete on a world-wide scale […]
Integrating STEM Learning in Early Childhood Education
Research shows that young learners can understand relatively advanced concepts in what educators call STEM — science, technology, engineering and mathematics — and enjoy learning experiences that explore such subjects. In ways that have yet to be fully understood, early development of STEM skills seems to support learning later in life, in STEM and other […]