MTAQ Marine Teachers Association of Queensland

ABN: 70 652 509 393

P.O. Box 1258
Coolum Beach Qld 4573
admin@marineteachers.org.au

Publicity Officer

Joline Lalime
jmlal0@eq.edu.au

President

Craig Reid
Meridan State College
07 5490 2666

2015 Peter Doherty Awards for Excellence in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education

Friday, 1 May 2015

Nominations are now open  The 2015 Peter Doherty Awards for Excellence in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education

 www.education.qld.gov.au/science-awards would be much appreciated.

In 2015 the renowned Peter Doherty Awards for Excellence in Science and Science Education are expanding. The awards will now be known as the Peter Doherty Awards for Excellence in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education. This acknowledges STEM education as a strategic priority for the Department of Education and Training.

To reflect this change, three new award categories have been added:

         Outstanding Senior Mathematics and Technology Student Awards

         Outstanding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Senior Mathematics and Technology Student Awards

         Outstanding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Senior Science Student Awards.

The Peter Doherty Awards for Excellence in STEM Education recognise students, teachers, support officers, schools and education partners (volunteers, mentors and organisations) who demonstrate an outstanding and innovative contribution to STEM education in Queensland.

The awards are named after Professor Peter Doherty, a Brisbane-born Nobel Prize winning scientist.

For further information on how to apply, visit: http:// www.education.qld.gov.au/science-awards

Nominations close 5pm, 20 May 2015   Judging 17 June 2015
 
Winners announced 1523 August 2015 (during National Science Week)
 
Ceremony 14 October 2015 Customs House, Brisbane 1.302.30pm