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

  • A virtual academy of 35 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 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

  • Expand Your Mind, 10 Nov – Blackwater
  • Robotics TPD, 11 Nov – Biloela & Moura
  • QMEA Ambassador Program Activities, 30 Nov-2 Dec – Brisbane
  • QMEA End of Year Breakfast, 2 Dec – Brisbane

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

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Indigenous students learn work-ready job skills

Students from a remote Indigenous high school have taken their first steps to becoming work-ready for future employment with help from Queensland Minerals and Energy Academy (QMEA) and local mining company Wesfarmers. Wadja Wadja High...

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Gladstone students switch on to STEM

A lucky bunch of switched-on students from the local Gladstone area enjoyed a day of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) stimulation with a focus on automation in the resources sector. The Queensland Minerals and...

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Robots resourcing tomorrow’s classroom

Teachers from five QMEA schools took part in a one-day workshop on getting resourceful and learning more about robotics and programming this week. Independent technology education expert Dr Damien Kee hosted the teachers at Good...

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Girls rock resources sector

A Rockhampton school is blazing a trail for women seeking careers in resources with Rockhampton Girls Grammar School (RGGS) becoming the first all-girls school to join the Queensland Minerals and Energy Academy (QMEA). The girls...