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The Girls in STEM Toolkit (GiST) aims to build female students’ confidence around STEM subjects, and support teachers, as well as encouraging families to engage meaningfully with girls about pursuing careers in STEM. The GiST provides resources to inspire and inform girls, schools and families in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). Explore activities, resources, case studies, lessons, study pathways and careers. The GiST is funded by the Australian Government and developed by Education Services Australia.
The GiST is funded by the Australian Government Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources, and developed by Education Services Australia (ESA). ESA is a not-for-profit education service provider, working collaboratively in the interests of all Australian education jurisdictions to provide digital based services for education. ESA designs and delivers quality products and services that can be adapted in response to emerging technologies and changing needs of the education and training sector.
ESA also provides development, sharing and deployment of nationally owned technical data and assessment systems, digital teaching and learning resources, tools and services and information and communications technology services.
Improving participation for women and girls in STEM
There’s an increasing demand in STEM careers but a shortfall of students pursuing STEM-related studies. Improving participation for women and girls in STEM fields is a key step in building an inclusive, diverse and innovative workforce. The Girls in STEM Toolkit (The GiST) provides resources to inspire and inform girls, schools and families in STEM. Explore activities, resources, case studies, lessons, study pathways and careers.