The Commonwealth Bank, Australian Computing Academy and NSW Department of Education invite you to attend a STEM-focused event with an emphasis on opportunities for cyber security education in the NSW Technologies syllabus. Attendees will experience the following outcomes:
A representative agenda of the afternoon follows:
12:30pm: Arrival and light lunch
1pm - 2pm: Welcome, keynote and panel discussion
2pm - 4pm: Cyber Security workshop (including working afternoon tea)
Dr Scott Sleap the 2018 Prime Minister’s Prize Winner for Secondary Science Teaching will show how taking integrated approaches to STEM education can help engage and inspire girls into STEM. He will demonstrate how problem, project and inquiry based learning pedagogies can be used to enhance learning outcomes and encourage increased STEM participation.
The keynote will be followed by a panel discussion - how we can encourage more girls into STEM and Computer Science? - featuring Kirstin Beck (Futures Learning NSW Dept. of Education), Michelle Michael (STEMShare Community NSW Department of Education) and Associate Professor James Curran (Australian Computing Academy). You will then take part in a two-hour workshop with the Australian Computing Academy team, exploring the newly released Schools Cyber Security Challenges and other resources to support Digital Technologies in the NSW Syllabus.
Registration for the event is free but places are limited, so get in early and confirm your attendance!
Attendees are required to bring their own laptops for the workshop.