Cotton Australia Showcases STEM in Agriculture at NSW Education Conference
Cotton Australia recently participated in the 2023 STEM Conference, where more than 600 educators gathered. The event, hosted by the NSW Department of Education in Hunter Valley, focused on advancing STEM integration in classrooms.
Collaborating with the Primary Industries Education Foundation Australia (PIEFA), Cotton Australia showcased how agriculture provides a practical context for teaching STEM, offering resources and support to educators and demonstrating how real-world applications in agriculture can make STEM subjects more engaging.
The partnership highlighted that agriculture serves as a perfect context to provide students with realistic perspectives and hands-on applications of STEM learning. This collaboration illustrates the importance of bridging industry and education to shape the future of STEM education in Australia.