Where Is The STEM Incentive in the Western Australian Curriculum?

In this author’s home state of Western Australia, the education system is governed by the School Curriculum and Standards Authority (SCSA) which is “responsible for Kindergarten to Year 12 curriculum, assessment, standards and reporting for all Western Australian Schools.” SCSA produces a curriculum which is almost a clone of the national Australian Curriculum as well […]

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STEAM Does NOT Stand For ‘Spaghetti Tower Experiments And Marshmallows’

I’m glad they’re calling it STEAM now instead of STEM because it was easier to expand the acronym to make my point. STEAM or STEM, it doesn’t matter, although it seems that by adding the ‘A’ for Art we can drop another dedicated subject and now tick five boxes instead of four in an hour’s […]

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