Tag Archives: STEM

CASE Design Thinking Workshop

RDA Central West in conjunction with CASE, the Canobolas Academy of STEM Excellence held a STEM Industry Partnership Program (SISP) Design Thinking Workshop at Orange Agricultural Institute on Monday 12th November 2018.

The course facilitator and teacher was Glenn Lawrence a knowledgeable educator who loves helping students design and create. Professionally, Glenn has worked as an industrial designer in both Australia and China and has over 10 years of experience as a TAS teacher in NSW secondary schools.

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MSM Milling Incursion: Bowen Public School

MSM Milling’s Chemical Engineer, Greg Lynch and Communications Manager Genya Miller visited Bowen Public School as part of RDA Central West’s STEM Industry School Partnership Program (SISP).

Greg shared the MSM Milling story and the role of automation and robotics in the production and packaging of canola oil. 

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STEM learning into action

Student science and international competitions Sponsorship

The Australian Government’s is offering on-going Sponsorship Grants for Student Science Engagement and International Competitions.

The program provides organisations with grants of between $1,000 to $20,000 to sponsor eligible students to participate in conferences, competitions and other science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) related events.

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Media Release: Pilot funding for STEM Industry School Partnership Program (SISP)

Regional Development Australia (RDA) Central West is collaborating with RDAs Hunter and Southern Inland to pilot a program that provides students in years 5 to 8 in each region with age appropriate STEM skills and pathways to STEM jobs.

Funded by the NSW Department of Education, the STEM Industry School Partnership (SISP) Program matches schools in each region with an industry partner and technology program.

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Learn more about our SISP Pilot Program

‘Connecting Regional Youth to Regional Industries’ 

Regional Development Australia (RDA) Central West is collaborating with RDAs Hunter and Southern Inland to pilot a program that provides students in years 5 to 8 in each region with age appropriate STEM skills and pathways to STEM jobs.

Funded by the NSW Department of Education, the STEM Industry School Partnership Program (SISP) matches schools in each region with an industry partner and technology program.

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