Education Today Logo

The STEAM Futures Conference at Viewbank College

News Image

Want to run a STEAM program at school and need some ideas? Would you love to build networks with top scientists and industry leaders? Want to see best classroom practices to run integrated projects in STEAM? Want to be a part of a community developing exciting initiatives in STEAM? The STEAM Futures Conference by Viewbank College in Rosanna, Melbourne on August 23rd 2019 is your chance to do all of that.

It’s unique opportunity for principals and teachers of all faculties (special emphasis on humanities, languages and arts integrating with STEAM).

The keynote will be presented by Thomas King Young Victorian of the year 2015 on Sustainability and alternative proteins and why it’s needed right now.

The conference is your opportunity to see:

  • Presentations from leading scientists and researchers including the Super STARS of STEM (celebrity Australian female scientists and technologists – role models for young women and girls) – on cutting edge technology and research
  • Presentations on work force trends from CEOs and business leaders of new and emerging technology-based industries (use of block chain , Ai in business and law, 3d Printing in Pre- and post-surgery banking and innovation, Biomedicine and future )
  • Hands-on workshops on ready to use integrated classroom activities using emerging technologies from innovative educators and teachers.
  • Trade stalls with business and volunteer organisations to help your STEAM journey.
  • Opportunity to network with presenters and teachers from participating schools to form a community of STEAM Changemakers.

Visit the website to book your place. Discounts apply for bookings of three or more.

6 Aug 2019 | National
Awesome Destination Moon Resource Book for National Science Week News Image

With more than 2000 planned events around Australia, National Science Week, 10–18 August, is going to be huge. One great free accompanying resource is the free Destination Moon Resource Book. Read More

6 Aug 2019 | Melbourne
A STEAMy degree, finally News Image

La Trobe University has launched the brand-new Bachelor of Humanities, Innovation and Technology – a fusion of humanities with business and emerging technologies. Read More

6 Aug 2019 | National
Digging in to save amazing dinosaur gem News Image

A collection of ancient rock with opalised bones from Lightning Ridge in NSW has been brought to life through a novel project involving scientists from around Australia. Read More

6 Aug 2019 | National
Devika’s Virtual worlds in classrooms News Image

Start-up Devika has been focusing on introducing Virtual Reality (VR) to Australian classrooms to make experiential learning software a feature in learning.
Read More

6 Aug 2019
An AI assistant reins in dropout risk News Image

To help learning and reduce the risk of drop out Dr David Kellermann, a senior lecturer in the school of mechanical and manufacturing engineering at UNSW, has employed artificial intelligence and rich data analytics. Read More