A framework for building teacher capacity and student achievement in STEM within school-university partnerships

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Students living outside metropolitan areas are under-represented in university student populations compared to their metropolitan counterparts, which often leads to a lack of skilled professionals to contribute to regional economies. These shortages are particularly apparent in the STEM disciplines. This project will develop and model programs that work with schools to improve student participation in higher education. The project's specific focus is on teaching capacity in science and mathematics within regional secondary schools and on regional students' achievement in and aspirations...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Providers of education and training; Demographics; Outcomes; Equity; Students; Participation; Higher education; Workforce development

Keywords: Access to education and training; University; Secondary school; Teachers; Regional; Institutional cooperation; Partnership in education and training; Achievement; Aspirations; Capacity building

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Sydney, New South Wales: Office for Learning and Teaching, 2016

Physical description: ix, 43 p.

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Also called: A framework for building teacher capacity and student achievement in science, technology, engineering and mathematics within school-university partnerships

ISBN: 9781760287573 (pdf); 9781760287580 (docx); 9781760287597 (print)

Resource type: Report

Rights: With the exception of the Commonwealth Coat of Arms, and where otherwise noted, all material presented in this document is provided under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. To view a copy of the licence visit: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/

Document number: TD/TNC 126.497

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