What is it?
The Connecting Minds Project is a flexible, purpose driven education program that focuses on networking, problem solving and cutting-edge space Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) research.
Educators will partner globally and groups of students from their respective schools will work cooperatively on their ‘space mission’.
Their innovative collaborations and initiatives will be targeted at skill development, building global networks and cultural understanding.
Why is it important?
The main aim of The Connecting Minds project is to build STEM skills capability and capacity of students and educators across countries to improve the global uptake of space and high-tech STEM careers.
This process will encourage diversity, problem solving, critical and creative thinking, innovation, team building and cooperation in the workforce of tomorrow.
Individualised support and guidance for each project will be provided by The Connecting Minds Project team from One Giant Leap Australia.
After selection and teaming with another international school, the teams will undertake a three-stage process: