PD Opportunity – Makers Empire and Construction Industry

Following a successful pilot this year, Makers Empire is again partnering with the Construction & Industry Training Board (CITB) on Careers Under Construction. 

This customised Learning by Design program with CITB introduces year 7-9 students to the building and construction industry through a design thinking problem-solving methodology. It uses 3D design to create solutions for a construction problem or challenge in a local context.

The 12 new schools selected for Careers Under Construction will receive a $5,000 package:

  • 20 hours of Professional Development for 2 to 5 teachers per school.
  • A 12-month subscription to Makers Empire School Plan which includes:
    • Custom Careers Under Construction Challenge Course, developed in collaboration with CITB
    • 3D design software
    • Teacher dashboard
    • Lesson plans
    • Built-in assessment tools
    • Online professional development
    • Ongoing support, updates, and maintenance
  • 3D printer, filament, and training
  • Hospitality for professional development days & showcase day

For more information and to apply visit https://citb.org.au/d2c-students/year-7-9-makers-empire