Take 2 STEM


Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths.

We live in a fast-changing world that presents exciting opportunities and complex challenges. STEM skills will help us adapt to change, make the most of new technologies, and lead the response to global crises.

Taking 2 STEM subjects will give young people the skills to find a great job, and change jobs in the future. The opportunities are endless.

Students already use STEM skills in their everyday lives - at school, at home and for fun. There are plenty of things they already enjoy about STEM. You just have to ask them!

Parents play a key role in influencing school subject choices.

Take a look at the videos and links below to learn more, then Take 2 minutes to talk to your kids about studying STEM next year.

of WA parents
we surveyed agree

that it is important for young people
to study STEM subjects in high school.

STEM is important for any kind of job and will open up a wide range of job and study opportunities.

- WA parent

Stem Stories

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STEM for future jobs

Find out how studying STEM can help young Western Australians get a great job that makes a difference.

What is STEM?
Current and emerging careers in STEM

Stem Subjects

Step 1

Learn about some different STEM pathways by watching the videos above.

Step 2

Find out what STEM subjects are available.

STEM subjects
Step 3

Take 2 minutes to talk to your kids about what they already like about STEM and what STEM subjects they can study next year.

State STEM Skills Strategy

The State STEM skills strategy aims to build a globally competitive workforce with the skills to drive WA’s technological future.

The strategy covers skills for the future, STEM culture, diversity in STEM, and STEM in schools and TAFEs.

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Additional Resources

Ignite your child’s curiosity with these STEM experiments and activities they can do at home!
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Inspiring Western Australia
News, events and resources on all things STEM in Western Australia.
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STEM poster
Print your own STEM poster today or download one to share with other parents.
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Labour Market Information Portal
Find out where the jobs of the future will be with five-year projections by region, industry and occupation.
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This portal helps parents, students and educators find local STEM activities and events, including online learning materials and home based activities.
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