CENTRAL WEST 
SISP STEM AWARDS 2019

Welcome to the Central West Region SISP STEM Awards information Page. On this page, you will find everything you need to know to quickly and easily get ready to enter this year's awards. Here's what we're going to cover:

Important Dates

The Central West SISP STEM Awards would not be possible without the support of our State and Local Industry Partners and Supporters

The Award Categories

Entries will be welcomed from students (& classes) from years 3 through 12  within varying STEM categories and electronic entry requirements.

Year 3 - 4 & 5 - 6

Students, with the support of their teachers, will complete an electronic entry showcasing a project they have completed in one or more of the following areas:

STEM

Science & Technology

Maths 

Judges will select standout projects, all entries to receive some form of acknowledgement.

Years 7 & 8

Students, with the support of their teachers, will complete an electronic entry showcasing a project they have completed in one or more of the following areas:

Mandatory Tech  |  STEM

Science  |  Math

Project Based Learning  |  Metalwork 

Food Technology  |  Agricultural Technology

Judges will select standout projects, all entries to receive some form of acknowledgement.

Years 9 & 10

Students, with the support of their teachers, will complete an electronic entry showcasing a project they have completed in one or more of the following areas:

Maths  |  Science  |  Integrated STEM  |  Design & Technology  |  Food Technology  |  Graphic Technology

Information & Software Technology  |  Industrial Technology  |  Agricultural Technology

Marine & Aquaculture Technology  |  Textiles Technology

Judges will select standout projects, all entries to receive some form of acknowledgement.

Years 11 & 12

Areas Of Study  ||  Judged Against

Engineering Studies  ||  Engineers Report

Industrial Technology  ||  Major Project

Design & Technology  ||  Major Project

Science - Physics  ||  Depth Study

Science - Biology  ||  Depth Study

Science - Chemistry  ||  Depth Study

Investigating Science  ||  Depth Study

Science Extension  ||  Depth Study

Students with the support of their teachers will be required to submit their entry electronically. Judges will select standout winners, all entries to receive some form of acknowledgement.

Diversity In STEM - School Award

A key focus of the SISP program and the STEM Awards is recognising, motivating and promoting equitable opportunities for rural, remote, Aboriginal and females in STEM.

The Diversity In STEM School Award is about acknowledging and celebrating the work that your schools does in promoting Diversity In STEM.

Share, with us, the information and outcomes on the program, initiatives or activities that your schools has used to achieved Diversity In STEM.

What You Need to know About Entering The Awards

Public School

Entries into the SISP STEM Awards is limited to public primary and high schools. Public Schools in the Central West Local Government areas*.

 

Capped Entries

Public schools throughout the Central West will be invited to enter two (2) students/classes per year and category. I.e. Two entries Year 11 Engineering Studies.

Electronic

All entries must be submitted electronically through the respective SISP STEM Award region entry system, which is on this website.

* Lithgow - Oberon - Bathurst - Blayney - Orange - Cabonne - Cowra - Parkes - Forbes - Weddin - Lachlan

How To Enter The Awards

If there are any questions about the awards or the entry process your regional team are here to help you.

Review Award Category Information 

Before embarking on the entries for your school ensure that you have reviewed the award categories. Choose those students who will be entering the awards program from your school.

Collate Student Information

Assist the student to collate their project/study information and then create a PDF document which can be uploaded to the entry system. If you want to include video or other types of media, provide a link to an area where it has been uploaded e.g YouTube, Vimeo, DropBox.   

Submit The Application Electronically

Once you have the student's information collated and in a single PDF document you are ready to enter the awards. On this site navigate to the region award entry page for your school. Complete school and student details, upload the PDF and submit.   

RSVP For The Award Ceremony

RSVP for the Award Ceremony. Please be sure to invite the student and family to attend. The Award Ceremony is a free event. Refreshments will be served, we look forward to seeing you, your students and family members attending.

Your Regional Contacts 

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Rebecca Taylor

Industry Liaision Officer - 6369 1600
Boardman Julia

Julia Boardman

STEM Project Officer - 0432 369 768

Contact Rebecca & Julia

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Save The Dates - Central West SISP STEM Award Ceremony Orange 10th December, Parkes 12th December 

All award winners (as nominated by our judging panel) will receive their awards and prizes at The SISP STEM Central West Award Ceremony in Orange on Tuesday 10th December or Parkes on Thursday 12th December 2019.

An invitation for award winners, their parents and school representatives will be issued closer to the date.

Your chance for an awesome experience

Start Getting Your Entries Ready Now for the 2019 Central West SISP STEM AWARDS - We look forward to seeing you in December.