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

  • Toolkit/STEM for School Kids 5 Aug – Biloela
  • Biodiversity Day 6 Aug – Gladstone

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

 

LATEST NEWS

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Students rev up recycled bikes and turn their minds to mines

Students from across Queensland will gather in Mount Isa this week where they will recycle old bikes and hot them up in the process, and help solve real live engineering problems. The potential tradies from...

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QMEA students swap uniforms for lab coats

Students from four Queensland Minerals and Energy Academy (QMEA) schools will swap uniforms for lab coats this week when they join their year 11 and 12 colleagues from throughout Queensland for the annual QUT Process...

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Sparks fly at Spinifex State College

Mount Isa students swapped their pens for welding torches and Bunsen burners today to experience first-hand the careers available in the resources sector. The students donned welding masks as part of a Toolkit For School...

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Students swap books for welding torches and beakers

Townsville students swapped their pens for welding torches and beakers today to experience first-hand careers in the resources sector. The students donned welding masks as part of a Tooklit For School Kids workshop, one of...