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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Rosalind Franklin - superhero with x-ray eyes

Rosalind Elsie Franklin, a STEM role model before STEM was even spoken about, continues to inspire a new generation of young people, having been immortalised on a 50p coin.

When we think of Notting Hill, West London, most would name the famous carnival, or the Hugh Grant and Julia Roberts romcom. Few would mention the...

Summer of STEM launches

STEM Learning’s Enrichment Lead Tom Lyons introduces our Summer of STEM activities to engage, entertain and educate young people over the summer holidays.

As I write this, my two daughters are finishing their last week of school…at home, in their bedrooms. They’ve worked hard with their home learning, and so have their...

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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...

Business breakfast event: supporting STEM education

How can we help address the attainment gap that is widening during the COVID-19 crisis? This was one of the key questions asked at STEM Learning’s first virtual business breakfast last month, and now forms the basis of the next one on 2 June. April’s event saw a panel made up of representatives from STEM Learning and Jacobs joined by over 70...

Stargazing, circus tricks and geology rocks - Virtual Marra Camp has it all!

The Marra Camp, an international educational event, is open to all for 2020. The event is hosted by the Northumberland Scouts and supported by STEM Ambassadors.Taking place 22 to 25 May, the theme for this year is ‘carnival’ and all the activity sessions are being brought to you virtually. You must register prior to the event and...

It’s time to get up, move our bodies, and train like an astronaut!

We’re really excited to announce that families, not just school groups, can now join the ongoing Walk to the Moon Challenge and complete Mission X activities to earn points and help our mascots, Luna and Leo, walk to the moon.We have created fun, easy, space-themed activities for all Train like an Astronaut Challenges, where anyone can participate...

How to engage children in home learning

Professor Paul Howard-Jones of Channel 4’s The Secret Life of Four & Five Year Olds has teamed up with STEM Learning to share his knowhow on the science of how children learn. In his latest video, released on 6 May, Paul answers questions from parents and carers, including:Is there a difference between how mothers and fathers teach their...

STEM Ambassadors Live

On the 7 May STEM Ambassadors will be presenting a day of live streamed activities for schools and students at home.UPDATE: Unfortunately we have taken the decision to cancel the rest of the live stream for STEM Ambassadors Live. We have experienced too many technical issues today and we don’t want to disappoint you further if videos...

STEM Ambassadors now offering online activities

We have just released an update to the website which allows teachers to arrange online activities with a STEM Ambassador. Any activity created now has an ‘online’ checkbox as well a place to enter a link to a video conferencing call if required. This means teachers now have access to 30,000+ STEM Ambassadors from across the UK, so think big...

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