The Northern Territory Department of Education and LifeJourney are organising a four-day series in Alice Springs and Darwin, October 16-19, to highlight the critical importance of future careers in STEM for students. The sessions will feature an exciting range of guest speakers from industry and education, along with hands-on workshops for students in drones, coding, robotics, engineering and cyber security.
In addition to the student events, there will also be a professional learning opportunity for teachers and principals featuring special international guest teacher Steve Morrill, Director of Information Technology and Founder of the Cyber Science Program at Loyola Blakefield in Towson, Maryland.
Future Careers in STEM Series
Alice Springs – Charles Darwin University (Location TBC)
- 16 October: 8:30am – 2:30pm
- 17 October: 8:30am – 2:30pm
Darwin – Charles Darwin University (Location TBC)
- 18 October: 8:30am – 2:30pm
- 19 October: 8:30am – 2:30pm
Student STEM workshops:
- Robotics Workshop: Sam Kingsley, The Brainary
- Day of STEM Programs: Renee Hoareau, LifeJourney
- Plugged and Unplugged Activities: Martin Levins & Steve Grant, ACARA Digital Technologies in Focus (DTiF) Project
- Holograms, Electronics: Roland Gesthuizen, Monash University
- Cyber Security: Steve Morrill and Jake Sanft Loyola Blakefield College, Towson, Maryland, USA
Teacher Professional Learning
Co-current to student STEM workshops
- Interdisciplinary Inquiry Learning
- Cyber Teacher Workshop
Alice Springs – Charles Darwin University: 16 October: 3:30pm – 5:30pm
Darwin – Charles Darwin University: 18 October: 3:30pm – 5:30pm
- Education Leadership Forum
- Education/Industry Panel Q&A
For more information on the series please contact Renee (email@example.com).