Linking STEM curriculum learning to careers NE712
Discover how to adapt your curriculum and make small changes to your teaching to link to careers in STEM subjects.
Enhance your role as a STEM (science, technology, engineering or mathematics) subject teacher by linking curriculum learning to careers.
You will identify how to adapt your STEM curriculum, engaging your students in careers linked to their classroom learning. Learn from experienced educators who have adapted their teaching, worked with employers and collaborated with local STEM Ambassadors to create a careers-linked curriculum that both engages and inspires students within the STEM subjects.
Who is it for?
This course has been designed for both secondary teachers and further education lecturers in STEM subjects, with case studies and specific activities for each sector. This is not a careers leadership course, though careers leaders may wish to use this course to provide support for teachers in their school, college or MAT.
What topics are covered?
- approaches for reviewing current practice, understanding your students’ careers need and planning a STEM careers learning journey
- adapting your teaching with careers resources to motivate and inspire your students
- engaging with local employers to both raise your students’ aspirations and develop your knowledge about STEM careers
- the wider context of your school or college and the Gatsby Careers Benchmarks
How will you learn?
This online, self-paced course can be completed flexibly. Participants can join and start this course at any time after the advertised date.
This course is not facilitated. You can learn independently or with colleagues to directly address your individual needs.
How long is this course?
This course takes around 12 hours to complete and you do not need to be online at any specific time. You can take the course at your own pace.
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
engage students through linking STEM curriculum learning with careers, providing a real-life understanding of your subject and its relevance in future career paths
create meaningful encounters for students with employers, linked to the teaching of your STEM subject
improve your curriculum content by applying a STEM careers learning journey approach
evaluate the impact of linking curriculum learning to careers
contribute to discussions about careers education in your school or college