IMPACT Centre wins Peter Doherty STEM Education Partnership Award
Schools and organisations partner with the IMPACT Centre to increase their impact in high priority areas.
Leveraging the power of online technology, your school or organisation can directly access our inspiring specialist teachers, premium professional networks and evidence-based practices.
We work directly with your students, staff and community to:
- improve engagement, capability and performance;
- develop thinking and technology skills that transfer to classroom teaching, learning and assessments;
- connect you to our vast network of school, university and industry partners.
- Approximately 6,800 students from 225 schools across Queensland, Australia have participated in an IMPACT Centre program in 2018.
- 65,000 students have participated since 2011.
Measurable improvement in student results and attitudes has been verified, including increased student achievement in reading, writing and numeracy standardised testing (NAPLAN). This has been validated by the Department of Education's Strategy and Performance Branch.
- Development of premium professional networks with a growing membership of approximately 300 members from 80 schools across Queensland, Australia.
- Development of metropolitan and regional online teaching hubs across Queensland.
- Development of the
IMPACT framework - assessed by Griffith University as a dynamic, valid and transferable instrument that contributes to effective online teaching and learning internationally.
- University of Queensland’s largest community partner – through online and on-campus experiences for students and educators.
- International recognition in:
- United States of America – critical thinking collaborations with UCLA, Pepperdine University and University of Queensland.
- India – online learning collaborations with the Australia-India Education Council, UNESCO, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace (MGIEP) and Australian High Commission – New Delhi.
- Winner of the Peter Doherty STEM Education Partnership Award, August 2018.
Pink = participating school or campus
Purple = more than one participating school in town (e.g. Cairns, Townsville, Mackay)
Note: Approximately 100 participating schools in South-East Qld are not shown on this map.