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Future Makers Professional Development - Gladstone Term 3

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MacArthur Room

Grand Oaks Hotel

Gladstone, QLD


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Future Makers provides teachers with professional development that directly aligns STEM skills, inquiry learning and the Queensland Museum’s collections with the Australian Curriculum.

Workshops are suitable for teachers of year levels 5 through to 9.

Topics and curriculum linkages will be advised early in 2019.

Future Makers is an initiative of the Queensland Museum and Shell's QGC project.


Date: Register for either Tuesday 10 September 2019 OR Wednesday 11 September 2019

Workshops will be repeated on each day to assist schools managing teacher relief.

Teachers from remote schools within the region, needing to travel to attend this event can apply for overnight accommodation support.

Inclusions: 2 x STEM workshops, Morning Tea, Lunch, Networking Afternoon Tea


9:30am – 10:00am, 30 mins, Registration of delegates, Morning Tea

10:00am – 10:30am, 30 mins, Introductions

10:30am – 12:00pm, 90 mins, Workshop Session 1

12:00 – 12:45pm, 45 mins, Lunch

12:45pm – 2:15pm, 90 mins, Workshop Session 2

2:15pm – 3:00pm, 45 mins, Networking Afternoon Tea


This Teacher Professional Development workshop forms part of an ARC Linkage Project (LP106101374: Community-based STEM professional learning for teachers of middle years) led by the University of Queensland. As part of your attendance at this workshop, your school will be approached with an offer to participate in the ARC Linkage research project.

The research project will assist us to assess the impact of the professional development we are providing, to continue to be able to provide similar workshops in the future, or to make improvements where needed.


Jillian Roberts, Future Makers Learning Manager, Queensland Museum

Chae Swindell, Future Makers Learning Officer, Queensland Museum

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MacArthur Room

Grand Oaks Hotel

Gladstone, QLD


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