Showcase Details


A timeline of events has been developed into an infographic below. Key dates are as follows:

Tuesday  17th October - Online information sessions: 3pm & 6pm AEDST (or for WA: 12noon & 3pm)

Tuesday 24th October - Final video submissions due from all finalists

Thursday 26th October - Judging of all final video submissions takes place

Wednesday1st November - Online Awards Ceremony - (Details TBC)

Thursday 9th November - STEM MAD National Live Showcase @ CLC (Melbourne)

Schools that have participated in their own diocesan STEM MAD Showcase or equivalent event may be selected to represent their diocese in STEM MAD National. All nominated schools will be expected to provide a final video submission for judging. All entries are eligible to be judged for awards.

The winners of all awards will be announced at the STEM MAD National Online Awards on 1st November.

Winning teams from across Australian dioceses will be encouraged to join us in Melbourne and participate in the live showcase event.

For schools unable to attend the event will be live streamed. 


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Showcase AGENDA

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Finalist Video Entries

All selected finalists will be asked to provide a 2.5 minute video.  Finalist submissions will be as follows:

Selection Process

For selection, following their own individual showcases, each diocese or state will be responsible for nominating up to three projects in the categories primary, secondary and 'Future is STEM', which best demonstrate their learning and meet the project criteria for possible representation at STEM MAD National. The STEM MAD National Advisory Committee - a Committee made up of representatives from each participating state - will judge the nominees based on the project criteria. As part of the judging process, the STEM MAD National Advisory Committee will be looking for;

Successful project teams will be invited to participate in STEM MAD National in September. At least one team from every diocese or state will be selected. Further additional team wildcard entries may be selected to participate based on excellence of idea and demonstration of the learning journey. 

The closing date for video submissions is 5.00 pm on Tuesday 24th October 2023.