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STEM is a purposeful integration of the four disciplines of (S)cience, (T)echnology, (E)ngineering, and (M)athematics. (also known as STEAM where The (A)rts are included)The AISNSW supports schools in STEM education in a wide variety of ways including through funded projects, Professional Learning courses and conferences K-12 and consultancy. 

Request to join one or more of our online STEM related discussion forums (hosted on Yammer) by emailing Melanie Hughes

  • AIS TAS teachers forum 
  • AIS STEM teaching forum


  • Students living in rural, regional and remote Australia will get financial support to study science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) courses through the Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarships Program.

    Eligible students can access up to $18,000 towards the cost of studying at university or a vocational education and training institution through the $24 million Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarships program which is now open.

    More than 1,200 rural, regional and remote students will receive support through the program that is already supporting more than 500 students. New guidelines will also make it easier for drought-affected students to apply, including families receiving the Farm Household Allowance. Applications close on Friday 14 December 2018.



  • School holidays STEAM workshops STEAMpop are hosting two evening events in Sydney Craft Week (5th-14th October). There are two wonderful making sessions to be held at Snepo Fablab in Darlinghurst. Stellar Lumi 9th October and Adorn Yourself 11th October
  • Premier Gladys Berejiklian announces the pilot stage of the new Premier's Coding Challenge for years 7-8. Find out more here

  • Annual Hour of Code event

Opportunities to build capacity in STEM

  • The Australian Government support for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Page Read more...
  • CSIRO STEM Professionals in School Program brings real STEM into the classroom. Find out more here
AIS DigiSTEM Conference 2018

Wednesday 24th and Thursday 25th October
University of Technology (UTS), Sydney
 Faculty of Engineering and IT
View draft program here
Follow us at #aisdigistem  

AIS STEM Consultants

For more information, please contact a member of the STEM team on 02 9299 2845 or by email.

Philippa Miller
STEM Consultant (Primary)
Deborah de Ridder
STEM Consultant (Secondary)
Melanie Hughes
Technology Across the Curriculum/STEM