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Join our Lighthouse Schools Program

She Maps’ Lighthouse Schools Program is a progressive school-industry education initiative, where students grow and practice STEM skills to tackle and solve real-world problems.

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School-Industry Spatial Immersion Initiative

This is She Maps' highest supported program, providing teachers and students with a tailored curriculum, focused on the development of spatial skills, using drones as the centrepiece. This secondary STEM school program extends student learning as they gain exposure to critical future STEM skills, and are given industry insights with real-world problems to solve.  Teachers are personally supported by our education team, and Dr Karen Joyce, a leading international researcher in the spatial sciences. More Information

CURRICULUM

Personalised Delivery

We work with you to understand the learning outcomes, and required STEM school curriculum to meet this.

EQUIPMENT

Equipment Preparation

We provide advice and support to get the right equipment at the cheapest price.

TEACHERs

Supported, Always

Unlimited access to our Education Team to ensure all curriculum and tech issues are solved, personally. 

STUDENTs

Inspired Students

Our programs bring out the best in students, because they see the purpose behind the learning.

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Links to Industry and University

We provide real world problems and access to our network of industry professionals and scientists to give context and inspiration.

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Student Outcomes

Inspire students (particularly girls) to finish school with a strong foundational knowledge of modern STEM applications to solve some of the world’s greatest challenges.
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Teacher Outcomes

Boost teachers confidence, capabilities and knowledge in the teaching of STEM, particularly geospatial, educational drones, and digital technologies

 

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Whole School Outcomes

Establish a positive STEM culture at your school (and reputation), while building sustainable partnerships between Lighthouse Schools, tertiary education providers, and industry.

A Tailored Learning Solution

The Lighthouse Schools Program is delivered through a combination of face-to-face (incursion), and via virtual coaching and online professional learning. 

Our approach is to tailor the program to suit the needs and requirements of each individual school, and the nature and availability of industry partners within the local community.  

We start by identifying the teachers, scoping student capabilities, and sourcing tertiary education providers, and business & industry partners willing to collaborate and participate in the partnership. 

The investment required from the school depends on the scope of the program and whether we are able to secure additional funding or sponsorship from local industry.

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EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

We limit the number of schools in this STEM school program, to ensure we can provide the level of support required to become a Lighthouse School.

Book a call with our Managing Director, Paul, to discuss the program in greater detail.

Meet the Education Director

Dr Karen Joyce holds a PhD in Geographical Sciences and is a leader in remote sensing and spatial mapping. She has led numerous STEM education programs within Australia and internationally and developed educational resources for primary, elementary, secondary and tertiary institutions as well as private industry and government organisations.

Now, her experience is available to you.

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Get Orbit Today

A$240/yr

Flying High with Drones at Your School!

Learn the 6 Steps to Launching a Successful Drone and Geospatial Program at your School

What’s covered:
  • The educational benefits for running a drone & geospatial program
  • How to gather whole school support for the program
  • How to fund your drone program
  • Matching your school requirements to the best program
  • How to build teacher confidence and capabilities
  • Steps to expand your program with school-industry partnerships