The STEM Industry School Partnerships program works with a range of organisations through the Academies of STEM Excellence to develop authentic and cross-curricula STEM educational programs. These programs are contextualised to meet the individual needs of their communities. Specific learning programs are focused on improving outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students, females, and those from regional, rural and remote areas. This is achieved by developing innovative STEM curriculum materials and programs designed around a regions demographics, industry and identified skills needs. SISP curriculum is often aimed at enhancing opportunities for transition to further education and employment.
iSTEM - Department Approved Elective
iSTEM is an NSW Department of Education approved elective course.
iSTEM is an innovative student-centred elective that integrates science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The course focuses on applied learning and skillset development based on the needs of local and national industry. iSTEM prepares students to engage with STEM knowledge, understanding and skills using inquiry, problem and project-based learning pedagogies.
iSTEM covers a range of STEM-based fields including STEM fundamentals, aerodynamics, motion, mechatronics, surveying, aerospace and biomedical innovation.