The art of submitting proposals to senior leaders

Any great senior leadership team will have teaching and learning at the heart of every decision. The question is: how do you pitch your ideas for science, STEM and CPD in a context which senior leaders will understand and support?

I have created a document, which hopefully you can use as inspiration -...

Differentiation: getting the balance right

As every teacher knows, students differ in their capabilities, their knowledge, and their interests.

In the early 1980s, the Cockcroft Report (1982) identified a "seven-year-gap" in student achievement in mathematics, motivated by the variation that the Assessment of Performance Unit had found in student response...

Apprenticeships: better skills, better careers

Mention apprenticeships and most people think of plumbing or welding. But times have changed. In a world where having a degree no longer guarantees a degree-level job, apprentices have become a key weapon in closing the ever-widening skills gap that has resulted in the UK achieving one of the lowest productivity rates of the developed world....

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QinetiQ give us their insight

Experts in defence, aerospace and security, QinetiQ, have teamed up with us on our STEM Insight programme to give teachers an insight into the inner workings and roles of their organisation.Keen to help teachers encourage students into the study of STEM subjects, the STEM Insight programme is designed to give teachers a placement in either...

Sign up to be the first to know about BP's Ultimate STEM Challenge!

BP will be launching the Ultimate STEM Challenge for a third year on 1 September 2016.The competition invites students aged 11 to 14 across the UK to solve real-world challenges and compete for some exciting new prizes!Past challenges have been very successful with many students coming up with some amazing ideas and solutions. You can...

ENTHUSE Celebration Awards rewards exceptional contributions to science education

The winners of the ENTHUSE Celebration Awards 2016 were announced at a prestigious ceremony at the Wellcome Trust in London.The ENTHUSE Awards recognise outstanding teaching professionals and the effect they have on their pupils, their colleagues and the wider school. Seven teachers and technicians, who have all had a significant impact on the...

Are you a post-16 or FE professional? We need your help

STEM Learning are looking to gather more information about those working in post-16 or further education.We know that every educator is unique - that primary newly qualified teachers need very different information from a technician working in a college.We're looking to find out a bit more about post-16 and further education professionals, and...

The holidays are coming - what are your plans?

The summer holidays are approaching fast - why not use the break to give your skills a boost? Book your place on one of our fantastic summer schools or conferences. Newly qualified teachers New and recently qualified teachers' conferenceDrawing on the experiences of expert leaders and other practitioners will give you new strategies to...

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