Explore our programs
BHP Foundation Science and Engineering Awards
The BHP Foundation Science and Engineering Awards are Australia's most prestigious school science and engineering awards. The Awards are a partnership between the BHP Foundation, CSIRO and the Australian Science Teachers Association and have been running since 1981.
Generation STEM is a 10 year initiative to attract, support, retain and train NSW students in STEM and school, into further education and into employment.
STEM Professionals in Schools
STEM Professionals in Schools is a national volunteer program that facilitates partnerships between schools and industry to bring real STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) into the classroom.
Digital Careers supports teachers and encourages students’ understanding of digital technologies and the foundational skills they require in an ever-changing workforce.
Indigenous STEM Education Project
The Indigenous STEM Education Project aims to increase participation of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
A NASA sponsored international science and education program providing students and the public worldwide with opportunities to participate in data collection and the scientific process, and contribute to our understanding of the Earth system and global environment.
The STEM X Academy is a unique professional development program for primary and secondary school teachers.
Sustainable Futures is an education program that combines the latest in climate science with education in sustainability.
Your Diet and Your DNA - virtual laboratory simulation
Based on CSIRO research, the Your Diet and Your DNA virtual laboratory simulation uses the inquiry model to investigate how healthy and unhealthy diets can affect DNA health and the potential impact for short and long-term health and well-being.
Programs for students
Young Indigenous Women's STEM Academy
The Young Indigenous Women's STEM Academy gives young Indigenous women the tools and support they need to succeed in an exciting career in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
Are you a high school student in Year 10 or 11? You can gain experience of CSIRO's research in science or engineering by doing virtual work experience with CSIRO.
Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP)
The Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) has a proud history in Victoria’s biomedical research industry, facilitating more than 700 undergraduate student job placements at over 50 organisations across the state. CSIRO Education and Outreach has been responsible for administering the program since January 2020.
Programs for teachers
Teacher Researcher in Partnership
The Teacher Researcher in Partnership Program (TRiPP) offers teachers hands-on experience in emerging and innovative science, by undertaking a short research project alongside a CSIRO researcher.
Educator on Board
Educator on Board is a professional learning program offering Australian science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) school teachers the opportunity to join a voyage on board CSIRO's marine research vessel the RV Investigator.