Australia's Most Innovative Industry Workforce Development Program

The Hunter is "bucking the trend" according to ABC national news

RDA Hunter’s industry workforce development program, the ME Program, is Australia’s most successful. In its fourth and final year of Phase One, 25 Hunter high schools engage with 32 Hunter based companies - up from the initial four Hunter high schools and four industry partners at its commencement in 2010.

Since 2010, 7,500 students have participated in the program which has increased STEM subject selection in its Hunter schools, created iSTEM – a Board of Studies approved course implemented across NSW and developed the Living Toolkit – a set of problem based learning resources for teachers.

View the ABC national news story

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