Parents and families

As young people contemplate their future, parents and families serve as a key influencer in encouraging their children to explore career paths based on passions and capabilities.  


The CyberTaipan Young Women’s Career Tour provides passionate young minds with female role models in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).

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Research shows that parents are the biggest influence in teen’s subject and career choices.

Here is a list of ways to spark your child’s engagement with STEM.

The benefits of STEM education also go far beyond just job opportunities.

Parents and families play a critical role in inspiring their children to pursue STEM careers.


CSIRO hosted a discussion for parents of students who are considering their career opportunities and Year 11/12 elective subjects.