In the COVID-19 Environment, how do we Engage Students in STEM?

Start time: 4.30pm AEST. Former Victorian Premier the Hon Prof John Brumby will moderate a panel of STEM experts including keynote speaker Professor Lisa Harvey-Smith to explore how we can provide secondary school students high quality STEM experiences.
In the COVID-19 Environment, how do we Engage Students in STEM?

In2science and Engineers Australia are proud to be hosting an online forum to discuss how we can continue to provide secondary school students with high quality experiences in science, technology, engineering and mathematics in the current COVID-19 climate. This panel will focus on schools that are already facing educational disadvantage, and how we as secondary school educators, the higher education sector and industry can support these initiatives.

Learn about real and tangible tools, techniques and approaches that can be implemented within schools to help students navigate the demands and opportunities of their STEM-based future. This session will also explore how the higher education sector and industry can use their knowledge and resources to build connections with schools and students during this time.

This session will feature a keynote address from astrophysicist and Australian Government Women in STEM Ambassador, Professor Lisa Harvey-Smith, as well as the following esteemed panellists:

  • The Hon Prof John Brumby (Moderator): La Trobe University Chancellor and Former Victorian Premier
  • Dr Bronwyn Evans: CEO, Engineers Australia
  • Mr Corey Tutt: Founder of DeadlyScience, NSW Young Australian of the Year, CSIRO Indigenous STEM champion, ABC 2020 Trailblazer
  • Ms Kathryn Sobey: Junior School Principal, Melton Secondary College

Further details and an opportunity to submit questions will be sent directly to all registered participants. Please complete your registration by Friday 31 July.

This event is proudly sponsored by the CMP Gems in STEM Program.

05 / 08 / 2020 - 04:30 pm to 06:00 pm
Registration Closes
03 / 08 / 2020 05:00 pm
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Key Speaker(s)
Professor Lisa Harvey-Smith
In2Science and Engineers Australia
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