Future Careers in STEM Series Coming to Northern Territory in October

Future Careers in STEM Series Coming to Northern Territory in October

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)

Darwin – Charles Darwin University (Location TBC)

Student STEM workshops:

  • Robotics Workshop: Sam Kingsley, The Brainary
  • Day of STEM Programs: Renee Hoareau, Alice Price, LifeJourney
  • Plugged and Unplugged Activities: Martin Levins & Steve Grant, ACARA Digital Technologies in Focus (DTiF) Project
  • Holograms, Electronics: Roland Gesthuizen, Monash University
  • Structural Engineering: Dr. Elisha Harris, Engineers Australia
  • Cyber Security: Steve Morrill and Jake Sanft Loyola Blakefield College, Towson, Maryland, USA

Teacher Professional Learning
Co-current to student STEM workshops

  • Interdisciplinary STEM Inquiry Learning: Associate Professor Gilian Kidman, Monash University
  • Cyber Teacher Workshop, Renee Hoareau, Alice Price, LifeJourney

Alice Springs – Charles Darwin University: 16 October: 3:30pm – 5:30pm

Darwin – Charles Darwin University: 18 October: 3:30pm – 5:30pm

STEM Leadership

  • Education Leadership Forum
  • Education/Industry Panel Q&A
  • Networking

For more information on the series please contact Renee ([email protected]).