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This talk with explain some factors that influence girls’ choice of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) careers, and explore how STEM outreach can help increase girls’ interest in these areas.

Webinar information:

This webinar is for teachers, school and system leaders who are interested in learning more about the factors that influence girls’ choices in STEM careers.

Elena will discuss results of recent research on one of her projects with colleagues in the fields of Science and Engineering. This project, HunterWiSE, aims to increase female participation in STEM by working within schools, with the help of young university mentors, and supported by local industries.

Session details:

This webinar will examine some of the approaches being investigated at the University of Newcastle to increase female participation in STEM related fields.

Participants will gather a greater understanding of what elements constitute the core of existing initiatives to encourage girls into STEM, as well as methods utilised to evaluate these initiatives.


This webinar can be recorded in NESA eTams as Elective PD for 60 minutes.

Further information regarding NESA’s maintenance of accreditation transition arrangements can be found here; https://educationstandards.nsw.edu.au/wps/portal/nesa/teacher-accreditation/meeting-requirements/maintaining-accreditation/maintenance-transition-arrangements

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