Teachers who are actively engaging Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and communities in STEM programs are encouraged to apply for this award.
Nominations for this award may be completed by colleagues, principals or be self-nominated.
To be eligible for this award the teacher must:
- be implementing STEM related program(s) that engage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and be able to demonstrate the impact/s this is having on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students as well as non-Indigenous students
- have participated in and contributed to Teacher Professional Development that incorporates Indigenous knowledge into core STEM programs and lesson plans that align with the Australian curriculum
- be engaging locally with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leaders, community and organisations to incorporate Indigenous knowledge into core STEM programs and lesson plans.