Michelle Michael | Principal Education Officer NSW DoE Stemshare Community
Information Technology Directorate

Michelle Michael, Principal Education Officer NSW DoE Stemshare Community, Information Technology Directorate

Michelle Michael is currently the Principal Education Officer (PEO) for the NSW Department of Education (DoE) Information Technology Directorate. Michelle currently leads the STEMShare Community Program across NSW. In recent years, Michelle has held senior leadership roles at Taronga Zoo, Climate Change, Arts Education and NSW Department of Education. Under the STEMShare Community program, 660 kits that include robotics, 3D printing, coding, film-making and virtual reality equipment are available for schools to borrow. Michelle assists in guiding a new team of STEMShare Leaders advising schools and teachers on best ways to use the new STEMShare kits and implementing high quality STEMShare Learning Challenges effectively into classrooms. The STEMShare Community team are dynamic and innovative. Collectively, they have a passion and vision for the effective use of technology in learning and student engagement.

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Day 2 @ 12:30

NSW STEMShare Community: Supporting students & teachers in solving the problems of tomorrow

  • STEMShare Community is a $23.4M project and represents a coordinated system-wide program of STEM technology kits, comprehensive professional development, curriculum-linked learning challenges and an online community of practice within the NSW Department of Education
  • Schools can borrow the kits, which are available for robotics, filmmaking studios, virtual reality, 3D printing stations, and virtual coding, for one school term. They are supported by a suite of problem-based learning challenges
  • Supported by a full-time researcher, the STEMShare Community aims to raise awareness of effective use of technology to improve student learning, create a sustainable STEM community of practice, enable teachers to understand, experience and embed STEM technologies into teaching and learning and to support students’ capabilities to use technology for learning and build digital resilience
last published: 20/Mar/19 21:15 GMT

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