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7th Annual STEM Education Conference

19 October 2020 | Virtually Delivered Event
Sydney AEDT/UTC+11

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Completing the 7th Annual STEM Education Conference will contribute 8 hours of NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Registered PD addressing 6.2.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

Eligibility criteria:
To receive the 8 hours of registered PD it is essential to note that you must be a primary or a high (secondary) school or early childhood teacher in NSW at the Proficient Teacher Level.

If you’re coming from interstate, you may still be eligible to log the conference hours as professional development training, please refer to your relevant State Department of Education website to ascertain how you can go about receiving the PD.
Upon request, we are able to provide a certificate confirming your attendance at the event.

This year, Australian teachers and schools have gone above and beyond to keep students learning. Educators seeking to implement STE(A)M projects and programs have faced challenges and disruption, and yet through some creative and resourceful methods schools have been able to engage students, collaborate across borders and ignite students’ curiosity to solve real-world problems.

At the STEM Education Conference, inspiring teachers will share successful strategies, ideas, resources and key takeaways, to implement in your schools.

Topics covered include:

  • Access STEM resources matched to the Australian Curriculum
  • STEAM/STEM on a budget
  • Equipment, resources, and room design
  • Resources for teacher planning and development
  • Industry collaboration and selecting the right industry partner for your school
  • Assessment and reporting in a time of disruption
  • Scaling STEM projects and programs
  • Improving student outcomes

For six years, the STEM Education Conference has facilitated the exchange of illuminating ideas and best practice. This year, we are thrilled to be able to inspire even more Australian educators and bring about an even richer, more inclusive conversation.


Julie King

Project Lead, Digital Technologies, ACARA

Luciano Mesiti

CEO, Primary Industries Education Foundation

Steven Lineham

Senior Teacher, Larrakeyah Primary School (NT)

Wendy Bode

Deputy Principal, Global Tropics Future, Thuringowa State High School (QLD)

Dr Samantha Moyle

Leader of Science and STEM, Brighton Secondary School (SA)

Kiri Marschall

Senior Teacher, Larrakeyah Primary School (NT)

Malyn Mawby

Head of Personalised Learning, TAS Teacher, Roseville College (NSW)

Mr Cristiano Lima

Head of Research, Youth Insight

Nikki Shires

Head of Digital Technologies, Roseville College (NSW)

Samantha Reynolds

Head of Arts & Applied Technology and Business, Saint Stephen's College (QLD)

Sid Verma

Founder & Executive Director, BrainSTEM Ltd. (VIC)

Kathleen Best

Clarendon Primary School (SA)

Natalie King

Year 2 Teacher and Digital Technologies Co-ordinator, Brookman Primary School (WA)

Taneal Thompson

Science Specialist and STEM Collaborative Planner, Brookman Primary School (WA)

Teresa Janowski

Founder and CEO, STEM Fast Track


View more images from STEM Education 2019 on our Flickr album here

STEM Education Conference 2019


“Overall this was a great event, It allowed educators exposure to others educators innovative practices. Companies offer amazing products but very few (public) schools have the resourcing to foster the high end tech approach. It was great to see a range of other approaches.”
Paul Anderson, NT Schools

“Very well organised and run event with a collection of excellent speakers.”
Roy Anderson, Catholic Education NT

“A very informative professional learning experience, a must for anyone who would like to gain in-depth knowledge and insights into STEM pedagogy.”
Neroli Rose, Ebor Public School

“This event gave me insight into the wide range of resources that are available to support teachers in STEM.”

“This is not a trade show. You are not going to be sold a snake oil solution to STEM in a box. What you will do is engage in learning and networking with people who will inspire you.”
Michael Gowers, St Monica’s College

“Outstanding event with relevant information, Well Done.”
Adrian Rayner, Education Queensland

when & where

19 Oct 2020

Virtually Delivered Event


Still have a question?

Margaret Young
Conference Manager
+61 2 9080 4037

Alex Cook
Sponsorship Manager
+61 2 9080 4425

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