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You can’t be what you can’t see

We rely on role models to provide inspirational examples and stories to fuel our STEM career aspirations. This is especially important for under-represented groups where we have excellent visible role models, but they are not always in the limelight.

As a civil engineer, I feel there are huge misconceptions about STEM...

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How can STEM Clubs enhance employability skills and promote careers?

The recent drive led by the Gatsby Careers Benchmarks has left schools and colleges with a remit to improve student understanding and awareness of careers. It is hoped that by improving knowledge and ability we will equip young people with confidence and the skills they need to step out into the world of employment.

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Didcot Girls' School at the 2018 STEM Inspiration Awards

Celebrating STEM Clubs: One year on from the STEM Inspiration Awards

Lynn Nickerson, STEM Coordinator at Didcot Girls’ School, was part of the winning STEM Club at last year's STEM Inspiration Awards. Lynn told us how much winning meant to her and the club.

About this time last year, I was sitting in the sunshine idly checking my emails when one suddenly caught my eye. The words “...

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Design a sustainable city competition

Human beings have transformed the world and thought up some wondrous inventions, but what will the future hold for the planet and the people who inhabit it? Can we use new technology and innovations to improve the quality of our lives as well as the world we live in? STEM Clubs Week 2020 - CompetitionAs part of STEM Clubs Week 2020, running...

STEM Clubs Week 2020

STEM Clubs Week is 22 – 26 June 2020 and the theme is sustainability.A free online event, bringing you challenges, case studies, talks focused on sustainability topics delivered by Design Club and a fantastic range of STEM Ambassadors. Plus webinars delivered by STEM Club Champions and Practical Action. Science...

Running STEM Clubs online

We’re excited to announce the launch of our new and unique online course for teachers, parents, STEM Ambassadors, technicians and home-schoolers that want to run a STEM Club remotely or online.Free to access and facilitated through an online community group, this course will take a total of three hours to complete, with a live, interactive...

School Astronomy Club names one of Jupiter's new moon

Lanivet School’s Astronomy Club, run by STEM Ambassadors Emma Hugo and Carol Miller, has won a contest to name one of Jupiter’s newly discovered Moons.In July 2018, astronomers announced the discovery of 12 new moons of Jupiter, bringing the total number to 79, more than any other planet in the Solar System. To offer the public a chance to get...

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...

New competition seeks stories celebrating the magic of UK nature

The UK’s most ambitious conservation project is asking the public to grab their cameras and share the nature that lives around them.The Back from the Brink Film and Photography Competition is seeking entries from across the UK to tell the story of the nation’s wildlife and environments. From rock pools to ponds, balconies to back gardens, fields...

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