The Advanced Technology Project is an initiative funded by the Commonwealth Department of Defence and managed by the Department for Education and Child Development.
The Project aims to increase the number of students studying science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and increase the pool of young people ready to move from school into higher or further education, apprenticeships, scholarships etc and Industry. The Project also aims to increase employer awareness of their options for recruiting young people.
There are twenty four schools involved in the Project based in the northern, southern and western metropolitan regions and they include independent and catholic schools.
The Advanced Technology Project has resulted in opportunities for teachers and students in industry tours, mentoring and the development of curriculum materials. Professional Development for teachers has also included the opportunity to spend time within a university, TAFE or industry.
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