For Schools

What is a Techtrails School Incursion?

The Techtrails school incursion is a day full of excitement and fun around STEM. The event brings trailblazing industry experts into schools. While meeting some of Western Australia’s most inspirational professionals and entrepreneurs, students develop a deeper understanding of how STEM skills taught in class today can be applied in real-world contexts.

Structure of the Day

  • An opening presentation to all students and teachers

  • Students start rotating through their sessions in groups of 20-30 per classroom

  • In each session students get to meet a STEM industry role model and hear their personal story of how they pursued their passions and came to use their STEM skills to create and exciting and meaningful career pathway

  • Role models then provide a curated hands on activity for students, relevant to 21st century skills such as: innovative thinking, creativity and effective problem-solving 

Eligibility Criteria*

  • Free to public schools in WA with an ICSEA score of 1000 or below

  • 75% girls in attendance

  • Primary schools require a minimum of 50 – 60 students participating 

  • High schools require a minimum of 120 – 150 students participating 

  • A commitment students will attend the Techtrails program for the entire school day

*further discussions upon booking confirmation

Techtrails Expression of Interest

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Tools & Resources for Schools

Careers Discovery Platform (Toolkit)

Explore careers of the future with our interactive toolkit.

Techtrails Online

A series of online modules with links, resources and video content.​

Video Library

Listen to interviews with inspiring role models in the STEM space.

Links & Downloads

From printable resources to useful links every teacher needs.

Example Program

Check out a previous Techtrail program to see how the day runs.


All your commonly asked questions are answered here!