Last year, the Science and Engineering Challenge involved more than 24,000 students from almost 800 schools across Australia. From our survey, past participants in the Challenge said:
- 93% - Found the Challenge rewarding
- 84% - Found the Challenge informative about relevant potential careers
Of those students who participated in the Challenge and went on to study science and mathematics in Year 11, many were influenced to chose their subject as shown:
And it works!
The feedback from students and teachers is very encouraging:
It was a great day, very rewarding. It opened my eyes to possible career choices. Thank you.
Lismore High School, New South Wales
A unique opportunity to expose students to a series of challenges of a real world nature where they had to reach beyond their normal skill sets and experience.