Riverina
SISP STEM AWARDS 2019

Welcome to the Riverina 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

The Riverina SISP STEM Awards would not be possible with the support of our State and Local Industry Partners and Supporters

Thank you to our partners and sponsors for contributing to our STEM Programs and SISP Awards in 2019

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

Judges will pick out 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:

Technology Mandatory | STEM

Science | Mathematics

Judges will pick out 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:

Mathematics | Science | Integrated STEM | Design & Technology | Food Technology | Graphics Technology

Information & Software Technology | Industrial Technology | Agricultural Technology | Textiles Technology

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

Years 11 - 12

Areas Of Study  | |  Judged Against
Textiles & Design | |  Major Textiles Project
Engineering Studies  | |  Engineering Report
Industrial Technology  | |  Major Project
Design & Technology  | |  Major Design Project
Science  | |  Depth Study

Students with the support of their teachers will be required to submit their entry electronically. Judges will pick 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 and remote; Aboriginals, females, LBGTQI and students with disabilities.

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 Now About Entering The Awards

Public School

The SISP Program is an NSW Department of Education funded program. Entries into the SISP STEM Awards is limited to public primary and high schools.

Capped Entries

Public schools throughout the Riverina 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.

How To Enter The Awards

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

 

Award Submissions open

10th October 10th 2019

 

Award Submissions close

1st November  2019

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 form 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 systems. Try and keep the entry to less than three pages.

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

Award Ceremony November 12th 2019 at Women in STEM Event. Please be sure to invite the student and family to attend. The Award Ceremony is a free event. We look for to seeing you, your students and family members attending.

Your Regional Contacts 

The Riverina, with Griffith as the pilot city is in the heart of Australia's food bowl and we are surrounded with many opportunities in Agricultural and Technology.

Since our launch in 2019 we have already seen the positive engagement from Industry for the STEM Industry School Partnerships Programs, providing access for more tours and incursions. 

In our schools we have more Students and Teacher curious and excited of what STEM Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics looks like outside the classroom.

Cassandra_Cadorin

Cassandra Cadorin

Industry Liaision Officer
Ian_Preston

Ian Preston

STEM Project Officer

Contact Cassandra & Ian

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Save The Date - The Award Ceremony

The top 10 award winners (as nominated by our judging panel) will receive their awards at the prestigious Women in STEM Event on November 12th – presented on the main stage by our special guest presenter. These award winners will also be given a space on November 11th at the STEM in the Riverina Showcase Evening at the Griffith Regional Theatre to the wider Industry, Education and Business community.

All other award winners will be acknowledged via an innovative online awards ceremony (details will be provided to winners closer to the event). Through the online awards, winners will be acknowledged to an extensive audience that includes schools, the business community and parents.

Your chance for an awesome experience

Start Getting Your Entries Ready Now for the 2019 Riverina SISP STEM AWARDS

 

We look forward to seeing you in November.

SISP and STEM in the Riverina