P-TECH enables industry, education and community to collaborate to provide students with industry-supported pathways to STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) related qualifications and local employment opportunities. Introduced in September 2017, the North Queensland P-TECH partnership focuses on the integration of technology in three growth industries in the region: Agriculture, Energy and Advanced Manufacturing.
“Never stop being curious” was the message passed onto McCarthy Catholic College students, who were given a rare insight into the world of technology when Telstra paid them a visit as part of their involvement in the P-TECH program. P-TECH is an Australian Government initiative that provides students with an industry supported pathway to aContinue Reading »
Tech careers are a buzz topic right now, and a new program is giving Hunter students the inside running to score their dream jobs. It’s called Pathways in Technology, or P-TECH, and for a group of Port Stephens kids, it’s an insight into the fast-paced aerospace industry. Image: Australian Chief Scientist, Dr Alan Finkel speaksContinue Reading »
Western Australia’s first P-TECH school, Cecil Andrews Senior High School is leading the way forward in STEM education for young Australians. With the recent opening of their start of the art STEM centre, students are already seeing the benefits.
Channel 9 | March 2, 2016 Workforce development and skills expert Nicholas Wyman tells TODAY EXTRA hosts, Sonia Kruger and David Campbell, that you don’t need a university degree to be successful. Big employers are moving further away from hiring university graduates, believing they don’t have the real world skills to do the job. MrContinue Reading »
September 17, 2015 President Barack Obama sings the praises of P-TECH schools and reveals his desire to expand the innovative education model nationally. At a recent meeting of the Business Roundtable the US President spoke about the success of P-TECH at a high-school in Brooklyn, New York, which uniquely involves six years at high schoolContinue Reading »