Full STEaM Ahead - Girls Designing an Inclusive Society

FOR MORE INFORMATION & TO REGISTER, CONTACT GEORGENE BRIDGEMAN:

GEORGENE.B@AKORN.COM.AU / 0412 339 553

PART OF DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY WEEK 2017

Akorn Educational Services and Enable Development are once again pleased to offer this amazing opportunity for Year 10 girls to participate in a FREE, 5-day 2017 FULL STEaM AHEAD - Girls Designing an Inclusive Society program.  
 

In a recent World Report on Disability, it is estimated that 1 in 5 people globally has a disability, which in Australia is calculated to be 4.27 million people. The majority of these people experience social exclusion, discrimination and lack of access to fully participate in society due to the barriers such as built environment and negative attitudes. Responding to this challenge, students will collaborate to generate ideas and develop assistive/enabling technologies that will overcome said barriers. During the program students will be supported by Enable Development’s facilitator team and the Akorn Educational Services team to establish the appropriate analytical framework and user centered design to come up with sustainable and viable solutions.

When:  

Thursday 16-20 October 2017

 

Where:

Engineers Australia, 600 Bourke Street, Melbourne

 

Cost:

Free, but registration is essential 

Refreshments will be provided.