News and events
Submission Guidlines now available
Submission time is almost here.
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PwC Achievement Awards
Our major partner, PwC, is offering two PwC Achievement Awards in 2015. The first is for the most outstanding female entry (for an individual female entry or a team entry with two or more females). The other award is for the most outstanding Indigenous entry (for an individual Indigenous student or a team entry with two or more Indigenous students). Both awards provide a six-month mentoring package, including a monthly one-hour session with members of PwC's Digital Change team.
Unity Launch Education Program
Unity Technologies is committed to removing barriers for secondary institutions and supporting teachers to realise high-quality outcomes in the classroom. Educators will appreciate Unity as a vehicle for delivering important academic material addressing physics, maths and programming logic in an engaging, multi-disciplinary, team-based, project learning environment. Unity has launched a Secondary Education program which will allow schools a free Education Unity licence as well as access to its Professional Skill Standard document and a Curricular Framework.
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Important Dates - Australian STEM Video Game Challenge
Monday 10 August, 2015
Friday 21 August, 2015
Case Studies & Interviews
Teacher Perspective: Mill Park Secondary College
Jaclyn Curnow, a Year 7 teacher of Information Technology at Mill Park Secondary College, shares some insights about her students and learning through game development
Insights from last year's winners: Josh and Liam
Participating in the inaugural Australian STEM Video Game Challenge has opened doors into the game industry for two resourceful students.
Learning through game design - what does the research say? | Dr Chad Habel
Logic, problem solving, self-efficacy, confidence and risk management are all skills that can be learned and developed through the process of desiging and building a video game, writes Dr Chad Habel from Adelaide University
Insights from last year's winners: Tessa and Rhys
Winners of the 2014 Australian STEM Video Game Challenge, Tessa and Rhys, have some great advice for this year's entrants about the value of online resources