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

  • A virtual academy of 38 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 Government, through the Gateway Industry Schools Program.

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 a talent pipeline of employees into the resources sector and other related science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) industries.

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Physics in Flight Cloncurry Monday 19 June
  • STEM in Action Teacher PD Gladstone CQU Tuesday 20 June
  • Physics in Flight Chanel College Wednesday 21 June
  • Classroom to Career Alexandra Hills SHS Thursday 22 June
  • School Holidays from Monday 26 June to 7 July. Be safe.

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

To find out about the Queensland Government’s ‘Gateway to Industry Schools Program’, go to Gateway Schools

LATEST NEWS

 

Drones take flight in Capella

The Queensland Minerals and Energy Academy (QMEA) and Glencore Coal have joined forces in central Queensland to deliver drone technology to students at Capella State High School. More than 30 year 7 students are destined...

Congratulations to our QRC Indigenous Award winners

Congratulations to our winners of the inaugural QMEA Exceptional Indigenous QMEA Student Award winners. Wonie Yusia of Wavell SHS and Kaitlyn Tobane of Blackwater SHS jointly won the award, which was presented on 29 May...

Digging deeper into careers

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From the classroom to a career

Queensland Resources Council (QRC) Director of Skills, Education and Diversity Katrina Lee-Jones said the aim of the workshop was to bridge the knowledge gap between the classroom and the mine site. “Students see and hear...

Physics taking off for Mount Isa students

About 100 students from Spinifex College are in a flap about physics after taking part in the Queensland Minerals and Energy Academy (QMEA) program Physics in Flight. The QMEA developed the program in response to...