Queensland Virtual STEM Academy Young Scholars cohort is coordinated by
Breeha Sinnamon at Rockhampton State High School. QVSA at Central
Queensland programs are co-designed and delivered by Department of
Education and Training teachers and leading researchers and experts from
CQ University and other industry experts from around the Central
This collaboration ensures that our Young Scholars' experiences are rich, authentic and current.
Who is a QVSA Future Young Scholar?
QVSA Young Scholar is a student from Years 5 to 9 who has demonstrated
an aptitude and passion for the study of science, technology,
engineering and mathematics (STEM).
A QVSA Young Scholar is an
inquirer who values problem solving, critical thinking, creativity,
curiosity and collaboration as key elements of their learning. They are
seeking to deepen their learning by joining other students from Central
Queensland with a similar interest to investigate and explore the real
world challenges and future opportunities within STEM.
As a member
of this community a QVSA Young Scholar can step in and out of
opportunities based on their aspiration, interest and point in time
school experience. They have an opportunity to immerse themselves in
enriched learning experiences which:
- extend and specialise beyond their core school curriculum
- build their capacity and skills inquiry, problem solving, critical thinking, curiosity, creativity and collaboration
- expose them to real life STEM challenges and the expertise of CQUniversity researchers
- develop an understanding of and aspiration for STEM related careers and the opportunities for these worldwide.
For any enquiries regarding enrolling your school and/or students please contact us.
Telephone: (07) 49204327
1 Campbell Street