Scientists in Schools

Participating organisations

Connecting STEM professionals with teachers to deliver engaging STEM education in classrooms provides innovative learning opportunities for the STEM professional, the teacher and students.

Benefits of the program include:

  • increasing knowledge of STEM for teachers and students, and how it applies to the real-world
  • increasing student participation in STEM‑related subjects
  • improving communication skills and professional development for teachers and STEM professionals
  • showcasing STEM as a potential career path for students 
  • increasing industry engagement through corporate social responsibility
  • integration with other CSIRO Education and Outreach programs

We work with a range of STEM-related industries and all partnerships are flexible, which means STEM professionals and teachers work together to determine what partnership model and activities work best for them.