CERN study visit and follow-up conference

Visit CERN and have its facilities, functions and operation explained by the scientists and engineers who work there.


Bringing Mars exploration to the classroom

Using Lego robotics, data logging and simple engineering challenges you will learn how to link this exciting context across STEM subjects.


STEM Ambassador impact on young people

STEM Ambassadors are a national treasure. In this report, we share with you four key lessons we have learned through recent research and evaluation of STEM Ambassador activity.


Maximising learner progress in post-16

Explore a range of strategies to support teaching of engineering at post-16 and maximise progression.


Developing mathematics skills for the new design and technology AS and A levels

Develop teaching strategies for teaching mathematics content in the new design and technology AS and A levels.


Big data – an introduction with Python

Learn how to work with open data and how to engage your students by using real life concepts they can relate to.


Specially selected for teachers, technicians and leaders of science, technology, engineering and mathematics; browse resources, professional development, news and opinions specially selected for FE teachers. Join in the discussion with our community groups.

Featured Resources

Construction and the built environment

A collection of resources designed to provide ideas and inspiration for teaching mathematics in the context of construction and the built environment. These resources have been selected as relevant to post-16 vocational learners who are working towards re-sitting GCSE Mathematics. Heat analysis considers the...
Publication date:
24 March 2017

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Maths Careers: The mathematics of football

This collection contains a range of teaching materials to support the Maths Careers article 'The mathematics of football' by Hazel Lewis.The resource collection includes a link to the full article as well as resources to explore mathematical concepts in football.
Publication date:
06 April 2016

10 links


Teaching Medical Physics

The Institute of Physics's Medical Physics Group has produced a set of teaching materials which can be used to teach medical physics at GCSE/Standard level in schools. Much of the material is appropriate to use for A-level medical physics options. The Institute's Teaching Medical Physics resources, that include...
Publication date:
2010 to date

13 resources

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A level science

Curated resources to support A level science teaching.


Preparing to teach the new design and technology AS and A levelsTY500

Changes to A level specifications will be introduced from 2017 and this course supports design and technology departments to make a smooth transition into the new qualifications. This course is relevant to all teachers of Product Design and Fashion and Textiles across all exam boards, as well as the current design...

Health and safety for science departmentsNY253

Science has a generally excellent safety record in schools and colleges, but good, effective health and safety planning is essential. A pragmatic, risk based approach needs to be taken, based on evidence and with the cooperation of all staff and students. This course, aimed at Heads of Department, senior technicians...

Meeting the demands of chemistry in the new A level specificationsRP514

This one day course will show how specific activities can be used to get across key concepts; use maths skills and develop practical skills in chemistry. It will focus on independent guidance covering the requirements of all the major exam board specifications.

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STEM Insight

A unique chance to experience STEM-related work in industrial or university settings.

CPD for technicians

Visit the HEaTED website for details of CPD tailored for technicians of all subjects.


Get recognition for your professionalism with our STEM Educators recognition scheme.


New group topics

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