The Culture of STEM at Melville Senior High School
The potential of great STEM education is an ongoing focus for Melville SHS. With a growth-mindset culture, Melville SHS identifies strategies to foster a positive learning environment for all its students to develop into confident, resilient and innovative lifelong learners, linked to priorities and targets in the School Business Plan.
Melville SHS strives to utilise the skills and strategies of STEM across Learning Areas and leverages the power of technology to support successful learning outcomes. Melville SHS staff plan for authentic and appropriate STEM activities and students learn how to use the 4 C’s of 21st Century learning – Communication, Collaboration, Critical thinking and Creativity for targeted activities and as required across the curriculum. Melville SHS recognises that learning is most powerful when students are empowered to explore concepts, have the skills to utilise technology available to construct knowledge and understanding and innovate solutions themselves.