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ATSIMA in 2018

ATSIMA aims to inspire, promote and support improved mathematics outcomes for Indigenous learners. 

ATSIMA vision is 'all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander learners will be successful in mathematics'.

ATSIMA is a non-profit, member based group representing organisations, Communities, associations and individuals across Australia.

What did ATSIMA do in 2018?

  • STEM and STEAM camps in collaboration with NSW AECG and NSW Department of Education - a number of camps were held throughout 2018 with up to 100 students attending each camp, these camps have been a huge success with the students having the opportunity to learn STEM and STEAM subjects through a cultural lens.
  • Bi-annual conference, ATSIMA 2018 was a great success with a focus on developing an Indigenous mathematics curriculum. ATSIMA 2020 is scheduled to be 'on country' North East Arnhem Land, Yirrkala, ATSIMA is working with the organising team from Yirrkala school. A save the date will be released soon.
  • South Australian STEM Congress. The congress is designed and deliverd by a group of Aboriginal students, the congress was attended by around 100 Aboriginal students from yr 5-10 learning about STEM subjects through a cultural lens.
  • South Australian Gifted and Talented project, workshops were run around South Australia.
  • ATSIMA delivered workshops directly with schools throughout the nation.

ATSIMA has been involved in many other things during 2018.

Moving forward to 2019 ATSIMA will be continuing the momentum and work towards achieving ATSIMA vision. 

JOIN with ATSIMA to help continue this momentum. You can do this by becoming a member of ATSIMA. ATSIMA needs support financially to continue this work. If you can work to help achieve ATSIMA vision and  become an ATSIMA sponsor, please contact Melinda Pearson, Business Manager 0414 322 372. 

Introducing STEM and STEAM Camp Presenters

ATSIMA working in collaboration with the NSW AECG Inc. and NSW Department of Education would like to take the opportunity to introduce Edward Ah Kee who presents a workshop at the NSW STEM and STEAM camps entitled 'Design'.

To find out more about Edward and his workshop click here.

Partner with ATSIMA

ATSIMA is looking for innovative partners for a number of initiatives. These include:

  • Developing mathematics and STEM based teaching and learning approaches and resources
  • Rolling out further STEAM camps for students
  • ATSIMA Schools pilot program
  • Development of professional learning programs for teachers that connect and transfer classroom learning to real life contexts and opportunities in business and industry
  • Research that will support education systems, communities and business to make a difference
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