What is the Queensland Minerals and Energy Academy (QMEA)?

  • A virtual academy of 34 Queensland schools
  • 12 industry sponsors
  • Assists students with their understanding of, and exposure to, the resources sector and related career paths
  • A Queensland Government and Queensland Resources Council partnership

ABOUT QMEA

The QMEA is Australia’s largest and most successful industry/education schools partnership between the Queensland resources sector represented by the Queensland Resources Council and the Queensland state government.

Through its school-industry partnerships the QMEA offers a range of programs and experiences to broaden students’ and teachers’ knowledge of the sector and provide pathways for young people into resource sector related careers.

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Energy for the Future 27 Aug – Blackwater
  • Career Cafe 28 Aug – Pittsworth

To view all upcoming events, click here.
For more information please email info@qmea.org.au.

TO LEARN MORE

To find resources that support the teaching of minerals and energy, go to Oresome Resources

To find out more about the Queensland resources sector, go to Queensland Resources Council

 

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