Collingwood Football Club, in collaboration with the Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers (AAMT), has launched a dynamic new national maths competition called the STEM Cup. This online digital challenge allows students and fans to leverage their maths and analytical skills to choose the ultimate 2017 Collingwood squad while staying beneath the AFL salary cap. Students, teachers, and parents interested in the STEM Cup can click here to register for the program. The competition officially opens on July 17 and runs through August 20, with winners being announced on August 27.
The Australian Association of Maths Teachers (AAMT) have announced their support for Australia’s Day of STEM, a national initiative that allows students to test-drive STEM careers through an interactive web-based platform. The Day of STEM is designed to raise the national IQ for STEM careers, inspiring the next generation of Australian STEM professionals through an interactive, online awareness platform led by the nation’s leading industry mentors.