STELR is a STEM education initiative from ATSE — the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
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Shape your Future – Our free STEM Careers webinar series

We bring together the brightest young Australian scientists and engineers for a chat with students around the country. With talks spanning the future of the Great Barrier reef to the formation of the cosmos, there’s something for every aspiring young STEM champion.

Click here to see our 2023 webinar series schedule

Click here to see the Careers in STEM webinars from 2022

Supported by the Victorian Challenge and Enrichment Series (VCES)

Welcome to the STELR classroom

STELR is a ready-to-use STEM resource that:

  • Is hands-on, inquiry-based, and in-curriculum.
  • Shows students that science and maths are relevant to their lives.
  • Increases student enthusiasm for and engagement with Science, Technology,
    Engineering & Maths (STEM) subjects.
  • Provides career profiles which highlight the study pathways necessary for jobs in STEM-related industries.


STELR has developed equipment sets to increase the fun and effectiveness of activities.

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Students actively pursue science knowledge through guided and then open inquiry.

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STELR develops science literacy and life-long active learning skills for all students in the classroom.

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STELR Modules

STELR has produced more than 20 curriculum modules comprising over 280 lessons, 100 hands-on activities, 30 career profile videos and 80 written career profiles. Many modules are supported by kits of Australian-designed and manufactured equipment to facilitate inquiry-based, hands-on, minds-on, problem-based learning.

Teachers review the STELR inquiry-based STEM education program

Students comment on the STELR inquiry-based STEM education program

Sponsors, Supporters and Partners

The Academy acknowledges the generous support of the STELR sponsors who provide invaluable financial and in-kind assistance and who share the Academy’s aim to deliver high quality STEM education programs into schools throughout Australia.