STEM encompasses science, technology, engineering and mathematics, and the integration of these disciplines in education.
A set of free ACER resources aims to improve young children’s scientific understanding by encouraging educators to recognise science not just as subject but as an approach to learning that is present in everyday activities.
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Equity students’ pathways to STEM
An ACER study will offer new insight into the dynamics of STEM pathways for students from disadvantaged groups.
Creativity the winner in student video game coding challenge
Winners of the 2019 Australian STEM Video Game Challenge will be recognised at a ceremony at gaming convention PAX Aus this weekend.
Gender disparity in STEM: Evidence from India
Performance gaps in mathematics and science between India’s girls and boys grow as students proceed from primary to secondary level, Abha Bhagat and R Vijayaraghavan report.
Girls challenge stereotypes in gaming competition
Equal numbers of female and male teams won the 2018 Australian STEM Video Game Challenge's six categories.
What’s holding females back from participating in STEM?
Women and girls are less likely to participate in STEM areas in school, university and careers. Dr Sue Thomson discusses why in her latest column for Teacher.