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My placement year at STEM Learning

Sophie, a biology student at the University of York, talks about her 12-month internship with the Impact and Evaluation team at STEM Learning.

Experiencing things first-hand helps me to decide my next steps. For example, in sixth form, medicine was my main consideration, but following a week’s experience...

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Youth Voice Census Report 2020

How can STEM Learning address the challenges facing young people?

The publication of the 2020 Youth Voice Census Report by Youth Employment UK is a timely reminder of the need to listen to and value the voices of young people. The report demonstrates some of the concerns young people have for the future and offers some insight into young...

Successful business breakfast addresses diversity in STEM

Reverse mentoring, unconscious bias, harnessing diversity of thought, and the mantra ‘You can’t be what you can’t see’ were all key points of a thought-provoking and animated discussion at our online business breakfast event ‘Improving Diversity & Inclusion in STEM Education and Careers’ in July.

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Bake up a storm with the BioBakes Competition

Feeling creative? Entries are currently open for The Physiological Society’s annual #BioBakes Competition.An engaging activity to kick off the new academic year, entrants are invited to craft a bake that represents a part of the body and how it works to be in with a chance of winning some baking goodies!Whether you use shortcrust pastry to...

Award recognition for online CPD and STEM Ambassador training

STEM Learning’s online CPD programme received second place at the Association for Learning Technology Team Awards on 4 September 2019 at McEwan Hall, University of Edinburgh.Established in 2007, the ALT Learning Technologist of the Year Awards celebrate and reward excellent practice and outstanding achievement in the learning technology...

Inspiring students to protect our oceans with new DP World ENTHUSE Partnership

DP World London Gateway, the UK’s most integrated logistics hub, has announced its support of UK schools through ENTHUSE Partnerships. Focusing on ocean protection, the Partnership will ensure teachers are aware of science-related roles within industry including IT, automation, engineering and logistics giving students the opportunity to...

Up to £15,000 available to support your engineering projects

The Engineering Education Grant Scheme supports UK-based educational projects that are working to increase engineering knowledge among young people aged 5-19.Jointly funded by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), there are two levels of funding available – awards of up to £5,000...

Goldman Sachs supports 100th ENTHUSE Partnership

STEM Learning has launched its 100th ENTHUSE Partnership, with the support of global investment bank Goldman Sachs.ENTHUSE Partnerships bring schools and colleges together to work collaboratively, with support from STEM Learning, to develop an intensive two-year programme to raise aspiration and achievement in STEM.Goldman Sachs, recognising...

The importance of STEM for global citizens: sharing experiences at YMCA175

Natalie Cheung, London STEM Ambassador Coordinator at STEM Learning, was recently invited to talk at the YMCA175, a four-day event held at ExCeL London.2019 is the YMCA’s landmark 175th anniversary year, and the YMCA175 demonstrated their value as a platform for youth innovation and youth-led solutions.Operating in 119 countries, with 64 million...

Royal Commission supports 12,000 pupils with STEM

The Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 is expanding its investment in ENTHUSE by funding three new ENTHUSE Partnerships.​The Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 supports study and research in science, engineering, the built environment and design, focusing on raising the awareness of young people to the opportunities presented by...

Speak to ESA astronaut Tim Peake at the ESERO-UK conferences

ESA astronaut Tim Peake will be joining ESERO-UK’s two careers-themed conferences, held alongside the UK Space Conference.Organised by the European Space Education Resource Office (ESERO-UK), teachers will have the chance to hear from a careers panel from the space industry, take part in hands-on activities using space as a context and get the...

A year of partnerships and growth: new impact report released

Our mission is to improve lives through education, to ensure that every young person across the UK can access the world-leading STEM education they deserve.Partnership is fundamental to how we work at STEM Learning – openness to collaboration has enabled us to grow. The past year has seen extraordinary growth made possible by working with an ever-...

2019 STEM Inspiration Awards: celebrating outstanding individuals, organisations and clubs

The 2019 STEM Inspiration Awards are now open for applications and aim to celebrate individuals, organisations and clubs working to inspire young people in STEM subjects.Do you know a STEM Ambassador whose enthusiasm for their subject is infectious? A unique STEM Club working in the community, or an outstanding project which increases access and...

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