REA’s objectives are to encourage student interest and understanding of Science Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) careers.
REA’s revolutionary programs link schools, industry, TAFE, Universities and parents in a collaborative environment focused on changing the metaphor of the education process.
More than 45,000 students are mentored each year with another 300,000 benefiting from the outcomes by having the technology at their disposal in the classroom.
REA’s goal is to equip these children with the skills and knowledge to allow them to take on the world. For this REA and the teachers who implement the programs have received a great deal of recognition for the outstanding achievements of the program. These awards include:
- Peter Doherty Science Award 2005
- Engineers Australia, Engineering Excellence Award NSW 2004 & 2006
- Queensland Smart State Science Award 2005
- Engineers Australia, National Presidents Award 2006
- Warren Centre Medal for Outstanding Contribution to Engineering 2006
- Association of Consulting Engineers (ACEA), Presidents Award for
Outstanding Contribution to Consulting Engineering 2006
- Prime Minister’s Award for Skills Excellence 2006
- Dassault Systems Global Education Award 2006
- Prime Minister’s Award for Excellence in Primary School Teaching 2009
- Order of Australia Medal for contribution to youth & Education 2012