The program

Fifteen female teachers from regional, rural and remote areas will be chosen to take part in the inaugural ‘Women in Agri-tech’ program. With support from leading researchers, educators and industry professionals, teachers will develop an agri-tech learning module aligned to the STEM and digital technologies component of the Australian Curriculum.

 

Benefits to participants:

  • Attendance at the inaugural ‘Women In Agri-tech’ Symposium (Brisbane) in February. All travel and accommodation costs will be covered.
  • $1500 to support the development of your agri-tech learning module
  • Improve your knowledge of the latest agri-tech tools and systems
  • Increase your skills in developing online learning materials using industry tools
  • Access to support and mentoring from leading researchers, educators and industry professionals in developing your agri-tech learning module.

Key dates

Applications open 15 September 2018

Applications close 30 October 2018

Successful applicants announced 15 November 2018

Webinar 1 with all successful participants – 1 December 2018

Women in Agri-tech symposium – 2-days February 2019 (Brisbane)

Learning module development February to August 2019

Trial of learning module developed with students September – November 2019

Webinar 2 (1st week of December 2019) Report results of learning module trial