Leading Collaboration through STEM Education

Current global education trends are placing a greater emphasis on the importance of teaching STEM skills and capabilities in our schools. Our professional learning course will help you design authentic and engaging experiences for your students based on real-world problems.

Experts from Monash will work with you to build on your current knowledge and develop a range of strategies and assessment tools based on the latest research.

Connect with other teachers

This short course will also help you to build a collaborative and supportive community that supports the effective teaching and learning of STEM Education at your school.

Topics covered

  • Building a shared understanding of STEM education
  • Critical and creative thinking in STEM education
  • Exploring effective research-based pedagogical practices
  • Design thinking in STEM education
  • Enabling critical and creative thinking through STEM
  • Assessment practices
  • The role of networking and partnerships in STEM education


On campus program: Two days (9.30am - 3.30pm) with two weeks in between.

When and where 2022

November 10
November 24
(2 x Thursday sessions)
Time: 9.30am - 3.30pm
Clayton campus


$985 (incl GST)

Zoos Victoria Members $935 (inc GST) (please enter your Zoos Victoria Membership number at the checkout)


This course is for educators at both a primary and secondary level, who are looking to engage and lead STEM education within their school context.


There is no assessment associated with this program.


This course is aligned with the following Australian Professional Standards for Teachers (APST): 2, 3, 4, 6 and 7.

You will receive a Certificate of Completion from the Faculty of Education, Monash University.

Workshop Facilitators

Lucas Johnson
Teaching Associate
Faculty of Education, Monash University

Associate Professor Kathy Smith
Kathy Smith is an Associate Professor at Monash University with specialisations in primary science education and teacher professional learning and is the Course Leader for the Graduate Certificate in STEM Education at Monash. Kathy began her career as a primary classroom teacher and has been involved in science education in a range of roles for the last 30 years.