Jamie D'Ath

Why improving gender diversity in STEM should be a priority

Currently, the UK has the lowest proportion of women in engineering of any European country, with females accounting for just 10% of roles and 14% of engineering university places.

As part of this small cohort of female engineers, it seems as if thousands of skilled, innovative and talented women aren’t even considering...

Manette Carroll

My STEM story: five years on

I first stepped foot in the National STEM Learning Centre in December 2012, and I haven’t looked back since.

Back in 2012, I travelled from Germany with a colleague to undertake the 'Extending the Role of the Science Subject Leader' CPD. At the time, I had been involved in a bullying investigation in which a colleague...

SMILE project

Overcoming historic loneliness: recollections of SMILE

SMILE (Secondary Mathematics Individualised Learning Experiment) was a teacher-led curriculum development project. It began in 1972 and was committed to attainment teaching, teacher creativity and an investigative, problem-solving education.

Although based in London and supported by the Inner London Education Authority...

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Welcome to your new dashboard!

You may have noticed some changes to your dashboard when you sign in to your account. We have developed a fantastic new platform to give you better access to all your activities, CPD and resources.This new dashboard now also makes accessing a STEM Ambassador even easier. It is focussed around self-service, meaning you can get STEM Ambassador...

Classroom displays competition: get creative and inspire others

Our ever-popular classroom displays competition has returned!Taking place termly, our classroom displays competition allows you to share photos of the classroom displays you are most proud of. Six winners are chosen each term, who will each receive £50 worth of vouchers.Not only does this competition let you share your own classroom displays, it...

Extended Little Big Futures resources launched

We have recently launched our Little Big Futures programme in collaboration with Cisco.The aim of the programme is to get students thinking about the Internet of Things and how to improve our lives by connecting everyday objects.You may have already used our free, one-hour lesson plans – well get ready to take it to the next level!We have now...

Sumaze! wins three stars at Tech for Teachers Awards 2018

MEI’s free problem-solving app, Sumaze!, has been awarded three stars at the Tech for Teachers Awards 2018.Tech for Teachers is an annual awards scheme, launched in 2017 by the publishers of Technology and Innovation and Teach Secondary magazines, aimed at identifying the very best classroom innovations in seven, curriculum-linked categories.Only...

Celebrating STEM Clubs

We are excited to announce the launch of our new STEM Clubs programme material this February.The UK STEM Clubs programme, a national initiative led by STEM Learning, can support schools, employers, youth groups and colleges to take the next step; whether that’s establishing a new Club or reinvigorating an existing one. We have developed...

Register for the British Biology Olympiad

Taking place from 23-31 January 2018, the British Biology Olympiad challenges and motivates students with an interest in biology.Open to post-16 students, the competition consists of two, one-hour online multiple choice tests. These are taken in schools and colleges under staff-supervised conditions at any time convenient during the competition...

Royal Astronomical Society honour leading astronomers and geophysicists

The Royal Astronomical Society (RAS) announced the 2018 winners of its awards, medals and prizes last week. Each year the RAS recognises significant achievement in the fields of astronomy and geophysics through these awards.The announcements were made at the Ordinary Meeting of the Society held on Friday 12 January 2018. The winners will be...

Join in: Schools micro-Gravity Rocket Experiment

Bletchley Park based science innovation company offers school children the opportunity to fly a sculpture into space on board a NASA rocket for free.SμGRE-1 (pronounced ‘sugar’- Schools micro-Gravity Rocket Experiment) is an exciting opportunity for schools, colleges and home-schooling households to design a sculpture to be part of a micro-gravity...

Updates to our website terms and conditions

We take the care of your personal data seriously. As a result, we have made some changes to our website’s terms and conditions and updated our privacy policy.Our privacy policy is designed to help you better understand how we use your personal data.The other changes to the terms and conditions reflect the new products, services and programmes that...

Get involved with the CyberFirst Girls Competition

A unique opportunity for teams of girls to compete in fun online cyber security challenges, the CyberFirst Girls Competition has returned for another year.CyberFirst launched this competition to provide a fun but challenging environment to enthuse the next generation of females with computer science and cybersecurity.Aimed at students in Year 8 (...

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