Strengthening school-industry STEM skills partnerships

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Australian Industry Group


This report documents a two-year research project funded by the Office of the Chief Scientist to improve student participation in STEM-related disciplines by encouraging school and industry collaboration. The report also investigated the need to improve teacher and student understanding of the demand for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) skills in the workplace, and to encourage students to consider further study and a career in STEM. A key finding was the need for the professional development of teachers to enable successful school-industry collaboration, and the...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Providers of education and training; Industry; Skills and knowledge; Workforce development; Career development

Keywords: Skill needs; Skill development; Partnership in education and training; Institutional role; Education industry relationship; School; Professional development; Teachers; Career exploration; Career awareness

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Sydney, New South Wales: Australian Industry Group, 2017

Physical description: [124] p.

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Also called: Strengthening school-industry science, technology, engineering and mathematics skills partnerships

On cover: Final project report, June 2017
The STEM Programme Index 2016 may be found at:

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 128.811

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