Premiers Teachers Scholarship winner 2015 We are proud to announce, Mrs Melissa Silk, as the 2015 winner of the Premier's Teachers Mutual Bank New and Emerging Technologies Scholarship. Join us Join us Phone us Email us Breadcrumbs Teachers Mutual Bank Community 2015 Premiers Teachers Scholarship winner 2015 6 October 2015 6 October 2015 Premier’s Teachers Scholarship We are proud to announce, Mrs Melissa Silk, as the 2015 winner of the Premier's Teachers Mutual Bank New and Emerging Technologies Scholarship. Melissa’s project is the Sydney STEAM Wonder: Embedding the Arts in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. The focus of her study is to explore the learning and teaching variables needed to embed the Arts in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. The scholarship provides money for a study tour which will help Melissa to build on her current skills to develop parallel curriculum activities in STEM to create STEAM education. She aims to enhance the myriad of technological possibilities related to igniting student passion and exposing teachers to the drivers for student choices via STEAM inquiry and project based learning. Her current STEAM practices incorporate the facilitation of primary coding clubs, makerspaces and ICT integrated projects from Kindergarten to Year 12. Pictured here with the The Hon. Adrian Piccoli, MP, Minster for Education and Dr Michele Bruniges AM, Secretary, NSW Department of Education at the Premier’s Teachers Scholarship reception, Melissa was awarded her scholarship. Back to top.