CAREER INFORMATION
Profiles of different jobs within the Information and Communications Technolog (ICT) industry and interviews and profiles of ICT Professionals

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DOTDIVA
Aimed at girls, this website gives an idea of the power of computing in various industries to create a better world

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FREE ONLINE COURSES

COURSERA
Coursera provides universal access to the world’s best education, partnering with top universities and organizations to offer courses for anyone to take, for free. Courses are offered in many categories including computer science, engineering, information technology and design; and teacher professional development.

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KHAN ACADEMY
For free. For everyone. Forever.
Courses offered in many disciplines including maths, science and computer programming.

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UDACITY
Online courses developed and taught by experts at leading tech companies. Includes courses on data science, web development, software engineering, android and ios development

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SCRATCH
Create stories, games and animations

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ROBOTICS

Build and program robots

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GAMING
Develop your own games with GameMaker

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CS4HS GRANTS FOR EDUCATORS
CS4HS is an annual grant program promoting computer science education worldwide by connecting educators to the skills and resources they need to teach computer science & computational thinking concepts in fun and relevant ways.

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ICT APPRENTICESHIP, CADETSHIP & GRADUATE PROGRAM

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NATIONAL SCIENCE WEEK
National Science Week is Australia’s annual celebration of science and technology. Running each year in August, it features approximately 1000 events around Australia, including those delivered by universities, schools, museums and science centre

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BRISBANE OPPORTUNITIES

The Edge
(State Library of Queensland)
The Edge runs courses on many technology-related topics for beginners (incl. Java programming, data visualisation, WordPress websites etc) and most of them are free.

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CANBERRA OPPORTUNITIES

Digital Canberra Challenge
is an ACT Government initiative to engage Canberra’s brightest minds to help build and support a dynamic, healthy and prosperous Digital City for the 21st century.

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GovHack Canberra
is the official open data competition for the ACY and is part of the national GovHack competition which will run across the country simultaneously on 11-13 July.

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Make Hack Void
supports and encourages arts, science and technology culture in the ACT by providing a physical space for Canberra residents, as well as national and international visitors to meet, interact and create. At Maker Meetups you can check out the Makerspace, meet interesting people in Canberra’s Maker community and see the cool stuff people are working on.

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Questacon
the national Science and Technology Centre with more than 200 interactive exhibits relating to science and technology.

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KID TECHNIC
Today’s children have grown up in a world where technology is a norm. They show incredible intuition when asked to interact with all sorts of devices. In particular, with computers they frequently surpass the skills of their adult teachers, mentors and carers. Many kids are looking for a place to expand their knowledge and be challenged. At Kid Technic organisers use LEGO Mindstorm™ based robots to introduce children to design, mechanics, programming techniques, networking and much more.

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TASMANIAN OPPORTUNITIES

IT’S Your Career
is offering bright Tasmanian students the chance to work in innovative, exciting roles within the Information, Communications and Technology (ICT) sector. Students are to be matched with nearby ICT businesses where they will take on paid employment while studying. We’re recruiting students (rookies) and businesses (bosses) right now, so go on, apply to be a part of the program NOW.

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