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Jul 31, 2015

Google grant boosts access to STEM programs for school kids

Today announced a $1 million grant to deliver hands-on training and career programs that will reach underrepresented students through three Australian not-for-profit organisations striving to inspire Aussie kids in the fields on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). STEM is something that we're passionate about at AARNet, given that we connect and...


Jun 3, 2015

Unis collaborate to inspire science and mathematics education

We know we're not alone in believing that arming teachers with the skills and resources they need to encourage more students to engage with science and maths subjects in high school is key to supporting the nation's STEM skill pipeline into the workforce. How to do this effectively in the 21st...

STEM / Teaching and Learning

May 25, 2015

An education for the 21st century means teaching coding in schools

By Leon Sterling, Swinburne University of Technology Bill Shorten’s recent announcement that, if elected, a Labor Government would “ensure that computer coding is taught in every primary and secondary school in Australia” has brought attention to an increasing world trend. Estonia introduced coding in primary schools in 2012 and the UK followed...


May 22, 2015

Computer Clubhouse provides young people with access to technology

By Joanna Le It’s hard to believe that...


May 4, 2015

A new MOOC helps teachers deliver digital technologies curriculum

Key to equipping the younger generations with...


Apr 9, 2015

National Science and Engineering Challenge kicks off

The annual national Science and Engineering Challenge...

Media Releases / Network / STEM

Mar 30, 2015

AARNet connects UNE’s SMART Farm Innovation Centre to the world

The University of New England's AARNet-connected SMART...


Mar 26, 2015

Aspiring to something magnificent with science in Australia

Ian Chubb, Office of the Chief Scientist Australia’s...

K-12 Schools / Media Releases / STEM

Mar 16, 2015

AARNet drives STEM with World robotics win for Australia

An AARNet-sponsored team of high school students...

K-12 Schools / STEM

Mar 2, 2015

STEM outreach: inspiring high-school girls to pursue careers in science and technology

AARNet is much more than fibre, routers and switches. Our networking...

Media Releases / STEM

Mar 2, 2015

AARNet’s IGLEw brings the Universe to New England TechFest

The AARNet IGLEw (Immersive Global Learning Environment), an inflatable...

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