Aspiring STEM Specialists

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Lead STEM spe​cialisation and innovation​

​​​​Aspiring STEM Specialists provides the expert guidance, collaborative network and professional learning pathway required to lead STEM curriculum, capability and specialisation in your school or across your cluster.​​

Membership upskills teachers and leaders in how to:

  • effectively implement Australian Curriculum subject content and general capabilities relating to the STEM disciplines
  • implement contemporary pedagogy that inspires student engagement, innovation and inquiry
  • create and implement a professional learning program that develops STEM capability within your school
  • measure changes in student outcomes and staff capability according to the ​Department of Education (DoE) guidelines including attitudes, behaviour and achievement in school assessments.​


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Selection criteria​
  • Band 9-11 schools must involve a minimum of two aspiring teachers/leaders who have the mindset to lead change, the interpersonal skills to engage your staff and the dedication to ​actively participate in our professional learning network.
  • Band 5-8 schools can select one or more staff members with the attributes described above​.
Join our powerful network
Build leadership capability
Improve achievement
Meet 21st century needs
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Proposed program

  • New cohorts join in March, May and July 2018 – view the Aspiring STEM Specialists ​brochure for latest details.
  • Online and face-to-face program of workshops, master classes and collaboration developed each term for new and existing members.
  • End-of-year event in Brisbane – streamed live to members across Qld who cannot travel/attend.
  • Option to continue or expand the collaboration in 2019.

Membership Fee

  • The 2018 membership fee, including two-day workshop, online collaboration, master classes and support network is $950 per person.
  • Your school may need to fund TRS to attend the two-day foundational workshop and optional master classes.
  • Depending on location, your school may need to fund travel and accommodation for the two-day foundational workshop and optional master classes.
  • We can travel to deliver the foundational two-day workshop in regional centre's. Please contact us to discuss.​​​​​​​
Last updated 30 April 2018