STEM encompasses science, technology, engineering and mathematics, and the integration of these disciplines in education.
Women and girls are less likely to participate in STEM areas in school, university and careers. Dr Sue Thomson discusses why in her latest column for Teacher.
Examining Australia’s achievement in TIMSS 2015
Results from an international study of mathematics and science achievement reveal no improvement in the performance of Australian students.
TIMSS: What it will take to lift maths and science learning?
The latest international survey shows that Australian students’ mathematics and science achievement levels continue to slide. So what it will take to lift them?
What can TIMSS tell us about the average Australian classroom?
Sue Thomson explores what the results from an international assessment of mathematics and science reveal about the students in a typical Australian classroom.
Turning theory into practice: Teaching STEM to primary students
An ACER research review suggests that fundamental STEM skills should be established in primary school and that the most effective way to do this is through an integrated approach to teaching STEM.
Game on: Engaging students in STEM
Fun, creative hands-on approaches to STEM education encourage student engagement, as Liam Hensel explains.