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21 November 2018

Join us for the 5th International STEM in Education Conference from 21-23 November 2018 at QUT in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

The conference will feature in-depth research presentations, professional conversations about best practice, engaging panel discussions, and practical presentations designed to enable delegates to explore and develop new ideas about integrated STEM education.

Visit the conference website for more information and to register.

Keynote speakers

  • Dr Alan Finkel, Australia's Chief Scientist
  • Marek Kowalkiewicz, QUT Business School Professor and PwC Chair in Digital Economy
  • Fred Watson, Astronomer and Head of Lighting and Environment, Australian Astronomical Observatory
  • Lyn English, Professor of STEM in Education, Faculty of Education, QUT

Research-focused strands

  • Perspectives on STEM in education
  • Transdisciplinary learning in STEM
  • STEM skills for innovation and creativity
  • Research-based practices for engaging students in STEM learning
  • Digital technologies/learning spaces facilitating STEM learning
  • School-industry-community partnerships in STEM
  • STEM teacher education and professional learning
  • Integrated pedagogical approaches to STEM
  • Policy and leadership for improving STEM
  • Assessment and evaluation of STEM outcomes
  • STEM as critical literacy
  • Diverse learners in STEM
  • STEM and environmental sustainability

Practice-focused strands

  • Challenges and opportunities for STEM education in schools
  • Show-casing effective STEM education practices
  • Designing Learning Spaces for STEM
  • Implementing a whole-school approach to STEM education through leadership
  • Work Integrated Learning (WIL) in STEM education
  • Creativity in STEM Education

Who should attend?

Academics, researchers, teachers, education officers, industry partners, postgraduate and undergraduate students, vendors developing STEM education-related tools and products for an integrated STEM curriculum.

Date
21 November 2018 - 23 November 2018
Location
Gardens Point Campus, Queensland University of Technology
Info
QUT Conferences
Phone
+61 7 3138 9357
Email
stemined2018@qut.edu.au
URL
5th International STEM in Education Conference
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QUT Business School

  • Level 1, B Block
    Gardens Point
    2 George St
    Brisbane
  • Postal address:
    QUT Business School
    GPO Box 2434
    Brisbane QLD 4001