STEM

Robots in education
Robots in education (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

As interactive, 3D models that reward students’ coding efforts with a physical response, robots have proved to be excellent teaching aides. Swinburne senior lecturer and robotics expert Therese Keane has another reason for choosing NAO humanoid robots as teaching aides ... Read More »

STEAMpunk girls
STEAMpunk girls (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

In summary: STEAMpunk Girls is an education program that has been co-designed by the Hatchery and female high school students and teachers Launching in May, STEAMpunk Girls introduces young women in high school (aged 12 to 16) to entrepreneurship and ... Read More »

“Dire” lack of interest in maths careers among Australian students
“Dire” lack of interest in maths careers among Australian students (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

An Australian study into why students choose science, mathematics, engineering and technology (STEM) careers has revealed a “dire” lack of interest in careers focused on mathematics. Professor Kathryn Holmes of Western Sydney University’s School of Education was part of a study conducted at the ... Read More »

Young women gear up for FIRST Robotics Competition
Young women gear up for FIRST Robotics Competition (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Swinburne University has opened its state-of-the-art Factory of the Future to a team of young women set to compete in an international robotics competition. Comprised of 17 students from Melbourne high schools, the girls-only RoboCats spent six weeks at Swinburne’s Hawthorn campus ... Read More »

 
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