To assist schools with the cost associated with teachers and students being involved in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Girl Power Initiative, including the camp, regional activities and alumni events.
Duration of program
State schools with staff and students selected to attend the STEM Girl Power Camp and additional regional or end of year alumni activities.
Allocation of funds
Funding is provided for teacher replacement and incidentals.
Teacher replacement will be paid in arrears at the current Teacher Replacement Scheme (TRS) rate and will be paid for:
- teachers that attend the STEM Girl Power Camp for supervision purposes–generally in Semester 1 each year
- teachers that attend approved regional activities or end of year alumni activities.
Incidentals will be paid for additional costs associated with teacher or student travel from remote areas or for coordination of activities, such as booking locations, speakers, materials, catering or other costs. Amounts must have been met by the school and will be paid in arrears based on actual costs supported by documentation.
|Camp, regional activity or alumni activity attendance replacement||May, August, November||100%|
|Incidentals (upon claim submission)||May, August, November||100%|
|Number of replacement days for camp, regional activity or alumni activity||List of teachers||May, August, November|
|Incidental costs||Schools||May, August, November|
How to apply
State schools need to apply each year to participate in the program. Once selected, schools will become eligible for payments and will be contacted by the program owner.
For further information, please refer to the STEM page on OnePortal or the contact details below.
Manager Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Teaching, Leadership, Rural and Remote