STEM Focused Learning

Globalisation, economic reforms and technological improvements are changing the nature of work and the types of jobs that will be available in the future – and science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) skills will play a major role. In order to have young people entering the labour market with the capability to meet the growing demand for workers with STEM skills, we need to increase the number of students undertaking STEM studies in senior secondary school, and then in post-secondary education and training.

The Skilling Australia Foundation

The Australian Government Department of Education and Training has engaged the Skilling Australia Foundation to assist local stakeholders to work together to implement P-TECH learning programs at all 14 P-TECH pilot sites. To find out more about the Skilling Australia Foundation please visit:

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Century Engineering hosts site visit

Commencing earlier this year, St. Patrick’s Technical College is introducing an innovative P-TECH styled skills-based program that will provide an industry supported pathway for students to achieve a post-school qualification in areas of growing employment Continue Reading »

P-TECH leaders for 2018

This week, four students from Years 9 and 10 at Hunter River High School were chosen as P-TECH leaders for 2018 and invited to join P-TECH Industry Liaison Officer Mrs Liana Nadalin, and iStem coordinator Mr Rob D'Elboux to an innovators breakfast in Continue Reading »