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Don’t miss your chance to be celebrated!

The ENTHUSE Celebration Awards closing date for applications is fast approaching (27 May 2016) so be sure you don’t miss your chance to enjoy the limelight.The awards recognise and celebrate the positive impact that teachers, technicians and support staff have on their students, colleagues and wider school or college, through ENTHUSE...

Last chance to book onto the Using STEM research conference

Don’t miss your opportunity to attend the Using STEM research conference on the 20 and 21 May 2016. We’re getting ready for our third conference on research based teaching and we can’t wait to hear from some of our esteemed speakers.Here are a few snippets of what we’ve got in store…Dr David Spendlove (Manchester Institute of Education, University...

New guidance launched to help businesses close STEM skills gap

A new report launched today offers guidance for businesses that are looking to provide support and inspiration for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in schools.The report has been produced as part of Project ENTHUSE, a partnership between businesses, charities and government that provides funding and support for high-quality...

Bring research alive with the Royal Society’s Partnership Grants

The Royal Society are offering schools the opportunity to apply for one of their Partnership Grants. This scheme offers up to £3,000 to UK schools or colleges to give pupils aged 5-18 the chance to get involved in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) projects.The grant can be used to buy the equipment needed to run a STEM...

Research conference insight: TAPS on primary assessment

After the introduction of the new assessment and accountability measures (2015), many primary schools need support to develop valid and reliable teacher assessment that will make a positive impact on children’s learning. These are also the main aims of the Teacher Assessment in Primary Science (TAPS) project.The project, led by the Institute for...

UK’s £200m Polar Research Ship named in honour of Sir David Attenborough

A £200 million state-of-the-art polar research ship is to be named after world renowned naturalist and broadcaster Sir David Attenborough, the Science Minister Jo Johnson has confirmed today (6 May 2016).Following a call for suggestions that sparked global interest, Royal Research Ship Sir David Attenborough has been selected as a name that...

Don’t miss your chance to bask in the limelight

Applications for our ENTHUSE Celebration Awards are open. Apply for your chance to share the limelight; demonstrate all your hard work and celebrate all that you and your school have achieved. There are two different awards on offer: Individual awards and Organisational awards. The Individual awards have been designed to recognise and...

STEMtech to host third annual conference in June

The third annual STEMtech Conference and Showcase - Skilled for Success - will be taking place on 13-14 June 2016. Designed to support the development and advancement of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education, this event works with industry partners to ensure young people develop the skills needed for the future. ...

Full programme confirmed!

We have just confirmed our programme of events for our Using STEM research conference.Held at the National STEM Learning Centre in York from 20 May 2016, we’re proud to be hosting our second conference on using STEM research and evidence-based practice. If you want to feel more comfortable using research in the classroom or if you’ve got some...

How fast can your micro:bit travel?

BLOODHOUND SSC is a UK designed and built car that is aiming to break the 1000mph barrier and set a new land speed record.This summer term, the BLOODHOUND Project is using its world land speed record attempt to inspire the next generation to enjoy, explore and get involved in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.School teams across...

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