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Making STEM Real for Kids – Teachers perspectives on API’s 'A Day in the Life' program

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Support plus early exposure for young students to science, technology, engineering & maths (STEM) is critical to ensuring social and economic well-being into the future. But what about support to help teachers be able to confidently and effectively teach STEM topics and activities?

Tune into this free interactive webinar session to hear first-hand from primary school teachers on their experiences using the Australian Power Institute's (API) A Day in the Life teacher resource kit which is designed to help teachers deliver STEM learning activities. You will have the opportunity to engage in a live Q&A session with the teachers, Program Manager Jane Smith and API CEO David Pointing.

About the program

The Australian Power Institute along with program partner The Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE) has led the development of this practical and exciting STEM program. The program aims to encourage curiosity in STEM for kids by providing easy to use resources designed to help teachers connect primary school students to the world of STEM careers, 21st century skills and increase STEM awareness.

This free online resource kit includes six curriculum-linked modules, a teacher workbook and easy-to-use guided activity worksheets. The program offers flexibility for use in the classroom as well as via learning from home channel and allows participating schools to access university students and/or industry professionals to visit classrooms to talk with students to expose them to real life STEM professionals.

Since 2018, 25 schools nationally & 850+ students have participated. From feedback, 95% of schools recommend the program & 90% would participate again. The program received a 87% score when assessed against the program objectives criteria.

This program is being offered again now. Want to know more? Join us for this session.