Developing a STEM curriculum in KS3 design and technology TY245

Found out how to bring more STEM-related content into your key stage 3 design and technology lessons, with help from our STEM specialists.


Summary

Are you a teacher looking to bring more STEM into design and technology?

Are you running a STEM club in design and technology and looking for more ideas?

This two day course is vital for any design and technology specialist looking to make their department a hub for STEM.

Sessions will look at:

  • examples of how different schools are approaching STEM education in design and technology
  • how employers can be used to support STEM in your lessons
  • strategies for bringing STEM into key stage 3 schemes of work in all areas, including food
  • working with employers to give students real life experience of STEM careers
  • practical projects and ideas to use in clubs and half/full day enrichment activities
  • working effectively with your maths, science and computing departments
  • external support and resources, an overview of the STEM landscape
  • generating funding for STEM activities
  • encouraging more girls into STEM and more specifically, engineering
  • the future of STEM industries and discussion on careers that students might be doing in 10-20 years' time

This is a residential course, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course.

Course fees vary for participants outside the UK. Please contact enquiries@stem.org.uk for more information.

Outcomes

You will be able to:

  • increase awareness of what STEM is and what support is available for schools
  • develop strategies for implementing a STEM curriculum across the whole of key stage 3
  • find out how industry can support STEM in your school, both staff and students
  • gain ideas for increasing the number of girls interested in STEM

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