We're on our second issue of the STEAM Report and I'm in more mailboxes than a Nigerian Prince. I hope that some of the articles and news are useful to you. Please let me know if you find something that you can use at your school.
Two months in and I'm getting more evidence that STEAM is the correct acronym. More and more, businesses are looking to Fine Arts graduates at university to find their new IT consultants and Engineers. After all, they can teach someone how to program, but they can't teach them to be creative thinkers.
And we've rounded out the issue with details of interesting courses and events that STEAM subject teachers might like to check out.
All the news that’s fit to email
That’s it for the big stuff. There will be plenty more as the year progresses. Please email us with any news you think should be included. Because I need more emails to read during a workday.
Editor The STEAM Report
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Flinders University’s New Venture Institute (NVI) has been tapped as one of the leading university business accelerators in the latest UBI World Benchmark study. Read More
Australians are feeling insecure about how robots will effect their livelihoods, for good reason, any number of jobs from stock trading to manufacturing have been heavily impacted by automation. Read More
Hour of Code, the global movement introducing computer science to over 100 million children worldwide, is running from 9–15 December 2019 during Computer Science Education Week. Read More
We used to believe that you’re either creative or you’re good at maths, as it turns out to be really good at maths you have to be very creative too as intuitive non-cognitive thought processes are vital. Read More