Information For Teachers

The SISP team in your region is here to help you get ready to submit your student's entries into the 2019 SISP STEM AWARDS for your region. Here's what you need to know:

Why Enter Your STEM Students

What you need to enter

How To Get The Entry In

Entering Your School In The STEM Diversity Award

A Message From The SISP Project Leader - Dr Scott Sleap

Why Enter Your STEM Students

The SISP STEM Awards provide a number of benefits not just for the students but you and also your school

Recognise

Recognising the effort of our students and our educators in STEM-related activities, across all stages of education is important in the development of these young people and our learning communities.

Inspire

The awards are a great opportunity to inspire our students, community, business and industry leaders. Our students are learning and creating inspiring projects in STEM.  The awards are about celebrating their success.

Engage

The Awards are a great opportunity, away from the class and workshops to network and develop important relationships between our students, the future workforce, local industry, business and learning communities.

Promote

For our communities, country and our children's futures we must be promoting to our teachers, business leaders, parents and children that embracing STEM  across all levels of education is extremely important.

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/Major Report 

Science - Biology  ||  Depth Study/Major Report 

Science - Chemistry  ||  Depth Study/Major Report 

Investigating Science  ||  Depth Study/Major Report 

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.

SISP STEM Awards 2019 Objectives

"Our job is to get young people in regional areas ready for the jobs of the future. The SISP STEM Awards is just one of many new initiatives we employ throughout the school year to make this happen". Scott Sleap, SISP Project Lead

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.

Visit your SISP region's information page for more details on how you can enter the inaugural 2019 SISP STEM AWARDS