The power of creative thinking

FOR the second consecutive year St Joseph's College held a STEM day for transitioning Year 8 students.

The 155 students rotated through eight different educational activities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, which included challenges organised by special guests from the La Trobe Outreach program and Enviro Edu.

Harrison Thurman and Jack Pall, both 14, and Sarah Holmes from Enviroedu, get hands on with reptiles at St Joseph’s College Mildura’s second annual STEM Day.Picture: Carmel Zaccone

Harrison Thurman and Jack Pall, both 14, and Sarah Holmes from Enviroedu, get hands on with reptiles at St Joseph’s College Mildura’s second annual STEM Day.Picture: Carmel Zaccone

"Future jobs will be looking for people who can think creatively and critically and solve problems – and some of these jobs haven't even been created yet," technology domain leader Maree Jones said.

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