Australia is calling women and children to begin participating in their budding National Innovation and Science Agenda, just beginning to unfold as the government pours $48 million into a STEM literacy program–and another $13 million encouraging women to seek careers in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
Funding began in December as the Australian government begins working steadily to catch up with other countries who are currently being so vocal and hands-on about getting STEM curriculums into schools–namely, the US, China, and Singapore, and with many European countries emphasizing the importance as well.
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The downside of this is that every vendor in the marketplace has their eye on the brass ring. Viable and educationally sound solutions will need to be filtered from the dross.