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Questacon Smart Skills focuses on failing well

Questacon's 30 years of operation inform its STEAM teaching program ET Staff

Questacon, The National Science and Technology Centre, got a head start with STEAM education, about 30 years’ worth, and it has brought that experience to its Smart Skills program which is aimed at students and teachers alike.
   Momentum is building as Samsung, the Ian Potter Foundation and the Australian Government have backed the program. To date some 23,000 students and more than 3000 teachers from 290 schools have been exposed to Smart Skills’ practical, context based STEAM teaching.
   Questacon itself sees around 2 million visitors a year in its facilities in Canberra, across the country through travelling programs and national initiatives. Read More


12 Jun 2018
Questacon Smart Skills focuses on failing well News Image

Questacon, The National Science and Technology Centre, got a head start with STEAM education, about 30 years’ worth, and it has brought that experience to its Smart Skills program which is aimed at students and teachers alike.
   Momentum is building as Samsung, the Ian Potter Foundation and the Australian Government have backed the program. To date some 23,000 students and more than 3000 teachers from 290 schools have been exposed to Smart Skills’ practical, context based STEAM teaching.
   Questacon itself sees around 2 million visitors a year in its facilities in Canberra, across the country through travelling programs and national initiatives. Read More

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