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The Canobolas Rural Technology High School STEM Awards

Mr Matt Scott, Head Teacher STEM, The Canobolas Rural Technology High School Honourable Leslie Williams MP, Minister for Early Childhood Education, Minister for Aboriginal Affairs, Assistant Minister for Education​​

The Public Education Foundation has selected the Canobolas Rural Technology High School's STEM program to receive the Secretary’s Commendation for the 2016 Secretary’s Award for an Outstanding School Initiative. Head Teacher of STEM, Mr Matt Scott was also selected to receive the 2016 Minister’s Award for Excellence in Teaching for his work with STEM and teaching Design and Technology.

In addition to these, this week it was announced that our Head Teacher of STEM, Mr Matt Scott was also awarded the 2016 Premier's Copyright Agency Creativity and Innovation Scholarship​. Valued at $15,000 it will be used to travel to the United States of America to investigate best practice in STEM and how STEM project-based learning is developed, resourced and taught with a focus on a regional setting. Matt will be traveling to Texas, Arkansas ​, and California during March and April next year. A highlight being a visit to High Tech High in San Diego, made popular by the documentary film “Most likely to succeed”. Matt’s scholarship proposal was selected from over 300 submissions from public, independent and Catholic teachers from across NSW.