Professional Development

Teacher PD

We offer a range of professional development opportunities and resources for teachers, preservice teachers, UniSC students and parents

  • Learn how to develop students’ growth mindset to STEM subjects
  • Develop confidence and skills in teaching about STEM career education
  • Develop confidence and skills in teaching the Digital Technologies curriculum
  • Conduct a technologies self-audit

The MIE project is extremely valuable on so many levels. It allows pre-service teachers to hone their skills and it makes a daunting topic accessible for unskilled teachers and students. It also shows a clear pathway for students to follow in terms of advancing their education in the STEM areas.

Become a presenter

UniSC students are encouraged to become presenters for MIE Lab. You can participate in intensive training and teaching alongside an experienced MIE Lab Lead presenter for USC Student Leadership Award points, and can then apply to become a paid member of the team.

Developing a growth mindset

Learn how to develop student’s growth mindset to STEM subjects

Serious Games PD

Design and program serious games in Scratch

Micro Drones PD

In 2022, we partnered with She Maps to offer free online professional development to all teachers from our partner schools and all UniSC preservice teachers.

Arduino PD

An opportunity to learn and apply new knowledge and skills in STEM education, using Arduino.

Science Unplugged PD

Explore how Year 7 and 8 students can investigate and develop their scientific inquiry skills.

Self-audit tool

Identify areas of strength and areas for improvement in relation to teaching and integrating technologies in the classroom.

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Resources for parents

Parents can learn more about the future of work, how to engage more girls in STEM, growth mindset and information about STEM careers