Diversity provides significant benefits to business and to humanity as a whole, but is noticeably lacking in Australian STEM organisations. The Warren Centre’s COO Alex Harrington reflects on the benefits and challenges associated with enhancing
Making the transition from a resources-based economy to a knowledge and ideas-focused economy requires changes in collaboration, better recognition of intellectual property and changes in culture that support cluster building, says The Warren Centre’s Executive Director Ashley Brinson.
The Warren Centre and its partners have been introducing the PPIR Protocol to the engineering profession and industry. As an extension of this, we approached tertiary institutions to include a final-year unit on Professional Performance,
This week, The Warren Centre hosted the ACS’s John Makepeace Bennett memorial event, Beyond Binary: Quantum capabilities in Australia and Sydney. As a pioneer in building some of the earliest computers, inventing the first computer
La Trobe University’s School of Engineering & Mathematical Sciences will integrate The Warren Centre’s PPIR program into its undergraduate engineering course curriculum. This is a major step forward in the introduction of Professional Performance to
Demand for ICT skilled workers is expect to increase by approximately 70,000 workers by 2020, but there has been a decline in the number of enrolments in vocational ICT training – both in NSW high schools and TAFEs.
The Warren Centre held its Creative Code: Where Technology Meets Art event at Sydney’s Customs House on Tuesday 7 June. Many thanks to our panellists and everyone who came to the event for making it such a success.
The New South Wales Government has announced that primary school teachers will be trained as science and maths specialists to engage younger students in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subjects. Teaching students from at
The Australian Government has released its latest Ideas Boom video, a clip focusing on STEM skills that kids will need for the jobs of the future – whether they have been created yet or not.
Ashley Brinson’s Young Engineers speech on 13 August highlighted the need for engineers to build cross-cultural teams, to develop soft skills and people management, working more effectively with people outside the profession, and mentoring and providing role models within