Keep your job options open and don’t ditch science when choosing next year’s school subjects

Studying chemistry can take you into many careers, from an analytical chemist to a forensic scientist and even an environmental consultant. Shutterstock/ Tracey-Ann Palmer, University of Technology Sydney

STEM education in primary schools will fall flat unless serious issues are addressed

Not all schools have access to enough equipment for their students, which means they waste time building, un-building and re-building their projects. Shutterstock Jane Louise Hunter, University of Technology Sydney

Science in schools: can we choose a better future?

How might our latest attempt at a science curriculum fare? To answer this question, it’s worth looking into the future to model what might happen next in science education.