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Embedding employability skills and engaging students in STEM

How can we better integrate employability skills into science teaching? Sarah Longshaw, our Lead at the Cheshire & The Wirral Science Learning Partnership (SLP), looks at how one school in their area got Year 9 and 10 students enthusiastic to explore STEM careers.

For Alsager, a Triple Science...

One small step to make a difference

Tamasin Greenough Graham, the STEM Ambassador Hub Manager for the Transpennine Hub, reflects on the singular moments that can kickstart a life-long love of STEM.

When we think about how to inspire young people to consider careers in STEM, our thoughts naturally turn towards our own experiences –...

Maintaining curiosity in STEM

Science presenter Maddie Moate talks about the value of staying curious in science, showing young people the connections between STEM subjects and the range of careers they can lead to, and speaking up for the environment.

Children are born curious, especially at pre-school age; you can’t stop them asking questions, it’...

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Attracting more young people in to STEM education and careers

STEM Learning is currently planning its third virtual business breakfast exploring how we can attract more young people into STEM.The focus will be on improving diversity and inclusion in STEM education and careers. It will be an opportunity to explore how widening participation to include all young people, regardless of background, is...

Vertex Foundation boosts STEM education for UK students

Building on the Vertex Foundation’s long-standing commitment to STEM education around the globe, it has generously donated £100,000 to the ENTHUSE Charitable Trust, STEM Learning is delighted to announce.The donation will help ENTHUSE, a charitable trust which supports STEM Learning, to continue funding the continuing professional development (CPD...

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...

Summer schools for newly and recently qualified teachers

We are excited to announce that we have launched a range of summer schools that will take place in August, designed specifically for new and recently qualified teachers or those who have little or no experience in teaching a particular subject.These will span all key stages and cover a range of topics, including creating an engaging science lesson...

Raytheon launches STEM partnership with local schools

Technology firm Raytheon announces it is funding a partnership with schools to continue its well-established support for UK STEM education.Raytheon, a defence and aerospace company, and winner of Inspirational STEM Employer of the Year (Large Organisation) at the 2019 STEM Inspiration Awards, is the latest employer to launch an ENTHUSE...

“Spectacular” STEM Learning campaign wins award

The joint initiative to name the Polar research ship RRS Sir David Attenborough, involving STEM Learning, received the ‘Mark of Excellence’ Award at the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) Excellence online Awards 2020 in June.Working alongside the British Antarctic Survey and with funding from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), STEM...

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...

Preparing for the wider opening of primary schools

During the coronavirus outbreak, schools and teachers have been serving a vital role of continuing to provide care for priority children, as well as supporting distance learning for young people at home.As you will be aware, from 1 June the Government will be asking primary schools to welcome back pupils in Nursery, Reception, Year 1 and Year 6....

Remote lessons available to support with home teaching

ScienceWe have designed a range of remote lessons across all the key stages and science subjects covering a range of topics, including evolution, forces and the human body. Created and recorded by subject experts, these lessons can be accessed at any time of day, making it easy to fit into your home learning schedule.We understand that learning...

Fascinating facts in new home learning videos from Dallas Campbell

Perfect paper planes, bra designs in spacesuits, and bacon sandwiches for astronauts are all covered in a new collection of home learning videos made by TV science presenter Dallas Campbell, as part of STEM Learning’s education support for young people and families.Dallas, presenter of shows such as Bang Goes the Theory, The Gadget Show and...

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