TeachMeet - Design And Technology Teacher Association QLD



Would you like to establish direct connections with industry for your Design & Technologies classes?

Would you like to introduce your students to inspiring role models in the fields of engineering and technologies?

Are you interested in providing your classes with real-world creative problem-solving opportunities?


CSIRO is deeply committed to harnessing the power of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) to create a better future for all Australians. They have developed a diverse range of educational programs with the goal of inspiring engagement in STEM, equipping the emerging workforce with essential skills for tomorrow, and fostering collaboration between industry and classrooms nationwide.

Join some of the team from CSIRO and learn more about some of these programs, including :

  • STEM Professionals in Schools
  • STEM Together
  • Digital Careers

Discover how you can involve your school in these initiatives and engage in discussions with the CSIRO team and your fellow educators. Together, we can utilise Design & Technologies as a tool to nurture the creative problem solvers of the future.


CSIRO Presenters:

Maria Barrett is Education Relationship Manager for CSIRO’s STEM Professionals in Schools program. The program facilitates flexible, ongoing partnerships between science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) professionals and teachers in schools across Australia to bring real-world STEM into the classroom.

Gregory Rowbotham is an Education Specialist for CSIRO’s STEM Together, helping curious Year 5 to 10 students strengthen their confidence, capability and connection with STEM, with offerings such as the “Future Shapers” program.

Graeme Buckie manages the CSIRO Digital Careers program. The Digital Careers program delivers the Bebras Australia Challenge which promote computational thinking skills in students.

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