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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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