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    This program targets middle-school students in mainstream metropolitan and regional schools, and provides tools and support to improve mathematics outcomes for students. It also provides mathematical preparation for STEM careers.

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    ASSETS summer schools will be running in Adelaide, Newcastle and Townsville in December 2016 and January 2017. Applications opened on 13 June 2016 and closed on 7 August 2016.

  • Warralong Fish Monitoring Project - Students in the Coongan River checking Fyke nets. Science Pathways

    Targeting primary and middle school students in remote Indigenous communities, this program uses on-country projects as the context for learning science linked to Indigenous ecological knowledge.

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  • Science Pathways for Indigenous Communities

    Targeting primary and middle school students in remote Indigenous communities, this program uses on-country projects as the context for learning science linked to Indigenous ecological knowledge.

  • Inquiry for Indigenous Science Students

    Targeting middle-school students in mainstream metropolitan and regional schools, the I2S2 program uses hands-on inquiry-based projects to increase student engagement and achievement in science.

  • PRIME Futures

    This program targets middle-school students in mainstream metropolitan and regional schools, and provides tools and support to improve mathematics outcomes for students. It also provides mathematical preparation for STEM careers.

  • Aboriginal summer school for excellence in technology and science

    A program that targets high-achieving Year 10 students, bringing them together for a residential summer school, as well as providing a support program to nurture these students through Years 11 and 12.

  • Indigenous STEM Awards

    In its inaugural year, the 2016 Indigenous STEM Awards are inviting nominations from students, teachers, schools, scientists and STEM champions that have been participating in the Indigenous STEM Education Project and from Indigenous STEM professionals nationally.

  • Bachelor of Science (Extended)

    A degree program that provides a supported pathway to complete a mainstream Bachelor of Science at the University of Melbourne for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students who show potential, but who might otherwise not have access to such an opportunity.

  • Program information

    The program aims to improve participation and achievement of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The six elements of the program cater to the diversity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students as they progress through primary, secondary and tertiary education, and into employment.

  • Monitoring & evaluation, sustainability

    Designed to maximise the impact beyond the term of the program, the funding will be used to both prove that the approach is effective, and also to demonstrate a model for growth that could be adopted by schools and education jurisdictions. A sustainability plan, based on evidence gathered during monitoring and evaluation, will be developed to outline and pursue explicit options for the future.