Akorn Education Previous Programs and Services

Akorn Education collaborate with industry and community groups to provide rich and engaging experiences for young people.

STEM (Science Technology Engineering Maths) Based Programs:

These are the ultimate science programs for students – working on real science problems, in real science workplaces for real purposes that benefit society.”

Simon Lindsay

General Manager of Improved Learning Outcomes, Melbourne Archdiocese Catholic Schools

Engineering Students @ Work Challenge

Engineering Students @ Work Challenge The ES@W Challenge is support funded for schools and students that are unable to cover the cost of the program.  It is a work experience program that is run in collaboration with an engineering firm. It features presentations by...

Engineering Students @ Work

Engineering Students @ Work Working in collaboration with engineering firms, the Engineering Students @ Work program provides a week of Work Experience for Year 9 & 10 students. Students are usually hosted by an engineering company and are expected to act as...

Design Like An Engineer

Join us for a fun adventure of STEM learning and hands-on creation! Akorn provide mentoring to help students to develop their BEST idea, prototype and presentation. This program allows depth and breadth for students to refine designs and prototypes, just as a real life engineer does. We challenge students to create strong, robust and holistic solutions to the challenges and needs that they identify.

Robogals ‘Cave Challenge’

ROBOGALS This fun and hands-on robotics workshop includes education about various various disciplines in engineering and some of the many opportunities and benefits of STEM. The Cave Challenge is inspired by the real-life rescue of children from a flooded cave in...

Science Students @ Work

Growing Tall Poppies

Primary Science Students @ Work


Science Teachers @ Work


Engineering Students @ Work

Engineers Without Borders

Engineering Teachers @ Work


Other Programs and Services

VCAL Students @ Work

InFront Community Building

Construct Your Own Program

Where Am I Going ?

These programs provide students with valuable knowledge and skills that help them function effectively in a scientifically and technologically advanced society teaching students how to identify and investigate issues, draw evidence-based conclusions and make informed decisions .

Many of these STEM programs provide opportunities for the participants to research, design and create products/services that benefit the community .

Contact Akorn if you have any questions or would like to have your school or organisation participate in a program .