Advancing Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) will enable primary schools to source the expertise they need in their local context from secondary schools, universities or industry and align this with their school improvement plan. The funding will also help primary schools to access the resources they need and forge new partnerships to ensure STEM learning is as active and engaging as possible.
Duration of program
Queensland state schools with primary enrolments (excluding Schools of Distance Education).
Allocation of funds
Payment rates per student are as follows:
- 2019 - $51
- 2020 - $79
- 2021 - $108
A minimum allocation equivalent to 50 students is provided per annum.
From 2022 the rate will be indexed annually by 2.5%.
Due to the transient enrolments at the Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital school is calculated based on 7/13 of total enrolments. They are still entitled to a minimum allocation of 50 students.
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How to apply
Schools do not need to apply for this funding. Entitlements will be automatically calculated and paid.
Director, State Schools – Performance
Telephone: (07) 3055 2870