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Inspiring the next generation

Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) are the industries of the future.

The Driving Learning education program at the Formula 1® Australian Grand Prix strives to inspire the next generation to take on a STEM-focused curriculum by raising the profile of STEM subjects and increasing student participation.


More information regarding Driving Learning at the Formula 1® Australian Grand Prix 2022 will be announced closer to the event.

BAE Systems: Powerboat Challenge

The BAE Systems challenge returns, this year we bring F1® racing to the water!

The BAE Systems Powerboat challenge aims to give all primary and secondary students the opportunity to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) in the context of motorsport and discover various careers within BAE Systems Australia.

The Challenge aims to encourage young minds to think like engineers and scientists by engaging them in STEM skills, inspiring innovation, self-confidence, communication, and teamwork. This classroom challenge supports key aspects of the Science Inquiry Skills strand is available for any school to participate.

Registrations have been delayed until the 2022 Formula 1® Australian Grand Prix. Please contact if you have any further questions.

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BAE Systems: The Science of Autonomous Vehicles

The BAE Systems: The Science of Autonomous Vehicles education booklet introduces students to the technologies that will be used to develop advanced vehicles of the future.

The booklet includes a curriculum relating to STEM and is available to download below.

This is the 2020 challenge. For the 2022 challenge, see the Powerboat Challenge above.

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