Engaging the future of STEM: a study of international best practice for promoting the participation of young people, particularly girls, in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM)

In this report, the authors note that Australia is not producing enough people with science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) skills to meet the growing demand. Part of the problem lies with the STEM pipeline: the number of young Australians choosing STEM subjects in high school is in decline. In addition, there is a significant gender disparity in STEM in Australia, with females significantly under-represented in STEM education and careers. The research investigated and observed activities in other countries being driven by particular stakeholder areas, which play a key role in ... Show more

Authors: Chapman, Sarah; Vivian, Rebecca

Published: Sydney, New South Wales, Chief Executive Women, 2017

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Physical description: 62 p.

Access item: https://cew.org.au/wp-content/uploads/Engaging-the-future-of-STEM.pdf

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