Dave Bonzo is a teacher with more than 25 years of experience in the TAS KLA. He has pioneered the development and implementation of the iSTEM course at St Philip’s Christian College in Newcastle, a demonstration school for this subject. He was interviewed by the ABC national news with regard to the highly successful Manufacturing Education programme that was piloted in the Hunter region. In July, he hosted visits from the Chief Scientist of Australia (Professor Ian Chubb) and Federal Parliamentary Assistant Minister for Science (The Hon. Karen Andrews), to view the implementation of the iSTEM course. He is active in the Australian Industries (AI) group in the Hunter, and has a passion to see schools better connected with TAFE’s, Universities and businesses in their area.