Students across the country will learn more about the resources and energy industry and the myriad of career pathways and future jobs available, as an innovative program returns for the second half of 2020.

AMMA’s Bright Future STEM program inspired primary school students when it briefly kicked off in the early part of 2020, before a short hiatus due to COVID-19 restrictions.

The program is once again in full swing and set to visit schools across the country for the rest of the year.

Launched in 2019 to overwhelming industry response, AMMA is building on Bright Future STEM’s success by significantly expanding the program in 2020, reaching more students in more parts of Australia.

This national school-based initiative specifically engages 9 to 12-year-old children, encouraging an interest in STEM careers and giving an insight into future STEM employment in the sector.

AMMA thanks its members who have participated with Bright Future STEM to date, and encourages other members to learn how they can get involved.

For more information, or if your school or organisation would like to be a part of the Bright Future STEM Program please contact us on (07) 3210 0313 or [email protected]

Check out this short video highlighting the success of the program.

So far in 2020…

Earlier this year the program visited the historic mining town of Kalgoorlie as role models from companies St Barbara and Gold Fields inspired students about the industry, their career and future jobs.

Leonora students discovered more about STEM and resources careers.

As reported in the Kalgoorlie Miner, the students were given insights into how science, technology, engineering and maths could be used in practical ways in the workplace.

Queensland students also got their first taste of the program for 2020 as more than 200 Nundah State School students participated in interactive, hands-on activities.