When: Tuesday 7th March, 4pm - 5pm
Presenters: Maria Barrett, Graeme Buckie & Bill Flynn, CSIRO
Only open to DATTA Vic members
Do you want to make explicit links with industry for your Design & Technologies classes?
Do you want to introduce your students to positive role models working in engineering and technologies?
Do your want your classes to experience real-world creative problem-solving opportunities?
Join our latest Online Teach Meet and find out how to make this happen!
CSIRO are passionate about the power of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) to unlock a better future for all Australians. They have developed a wide range of education programs which aim to inspire engagement in STEM, equip the emerging workforce with tomorrow's skill sets, and to strengthen collaboration between industry and classrooms across Australia.
Join some of the team from CSIRO and learn more about some of these programs, including:
· STEM Professionals in Schools
You’ll discover how to you can get your school involved, and have the chance to discuss with the CSIRO team and with your fellow educators how we can use Design & Technologies as a tool to develop the creative problem solvers of the future.
Presenters:Maria Barrett is Education Relationship Manager for CSIRO’s STEM Professionals in Schools program.
Graeme Buckie manages the CSIRO Digital Careers program. The Digital Careers program delivers the Bebras Computational Thinking Challenge and the CyberTaipan Cybersecurity Competition.
Bill Flynn manages CSIRO’s Sustainable Futures program and the NASA sponsored GLOBE Citizen Science Program in Australia.
Thanks to the Department of Education & Training for their support for this event through their Strategic Partnership Program