Best STEAM Initiative in AustralAsia

Strathcona has won the award for Best STEAM Initiative at the EduTech Asia Awards! This award recognises a school that has taken their STEAM curriculum to the next level, created interdisciplinary learning experiences for its students by successfully incorporating both inquiry and problem-based learning methods. The award was open to all K-12 and Tertiary institutions from across Asia Pacific countries. They received over 300 applicants for the awards as they recognise the most inspirational, innovative and successful stories from the last 12 months. Congratulations to our alumnae, Head of Digital Learning and Innovation Michelle Dennis, Junior School Curriculum and Innovation Teacher, Eleni Kyritsis and all our teachers for embracing change and implementing this program.  #unstoppableteaching

To find out more about Strathcona’s  Design Thinking ELC to Year 9 program, Tinker Train, read the following articles

All aboard the Tinker Train

The STEAM era has dawned for Australian schools

Make learning fun? No problem for Strathcona

Nintendo launches new STEAM program

Girls out perform boys in STEM

Girls outperform boys at school, yet still shy away from STEM

In recent years there has been much made about the gender differences seen in academic results, university enrolments and career pathways. There are numerous research studies that show unequivocally that students in single-sex schools benefit academically from a learning environment free from gender stereotyping, unconscious bias and social pressure.

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The age web

Results: Strathcona Girls Grammar

Students at Strathcona Girls Grammar School in Canterbury in Melbourne’s inner-east had an impressive median ATAR of 90.4.

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Tamsyn

Surrey Hills teen Tamsyn Lovass celebrates stunning ATAR result and offers sage advice for next year’s Year 12 cohort

In the media: Herald Sun Thursday 12 December 2019 Tamsyn Lovass has the world at her feet after scoring an impressive 99.9 for her ATAR. …

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