Dr Richard Spencer receives 2018 ENTHUSE Celebration Award

Meet the winners of 2018 ENTHUSE Celebration Awards: Richard Spencer

Dr Richard Spencer, Head of Science at Middlesbrough College, and the winner of the 2018 ENTHUSE Celebration Award for Excellence in STEM teaching –  Further Education category shares his experience about the difference the award has made to him, his school and pupils.

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On our free Science of Learning online course, teachers from all over the world have come together to work out their meaning to the big question ‘what is learning?’ Throughout the course, participants are exploring the science...

Colin Louden receiving an ENTHUSE Celebration Award

Meet the winners of 2018 ENTHUSE Celebration Awards: Colin Louden

Colin Louden is Head of Science at Lisneal College, Londonderry, Northern Ireland and the winner of the 2018 ENTHUSE Celebration Award for Excellence in STEM teaching – Secondary. We asked him about his experience of winning the award and what it meant to him, the school and the pupils.

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Could you be the next winner of the School Biology Teacher of the Year Award?

Are you or do you know an amazing teacher of biology who deserves recognition? Why not nominate them for an award to recognise their talent and skill?The Royal Society of Biology have opened up nominations for their School Biology Teacher of the Year Award.If you know a teacher who is currently working with students aged 11-18 years old; teaching...

Grant scheme for enriching mathematics teaching now open

The Royal Institution is offering UK state schools grants of up to £500 to host a mathematics enrichment and enhancement activity for their teachers and students.Funded by the Clothworkers’ Foundation, the scheme is designed to integrate mathematics activities (such as shows, talks and workshops) into school practice and to support teachers’...

EngineeringUK needs your help

EngineeringUK is conducting a survey for teachers and students to better understand their needs with regards to Engineering outreach (and STEM outreach more broadly).EngineeringUK is a not for profit organisation, which works in partnership with the engineering community to promote the vital role of engineers and engineering to society. They are...

See the latest organisation to join our STEM Insight programme

You are probably familiar with computer networks as the cables, switches and network-card equipped computers in your classroom. These in turn are physically joined to other computers and switches and, ultimately, to the internet.Star, bus and ring topologies are taught in the computer science curriculum, resembling those found in textbooks for...

The Cisco Little BIG Awards 2016-17!

We use the internet every day: on our computers, on tablets and mobile phones. But even today less than 1% of all things are connected to the internet.So what happens when your microwave, your central heating, your car, or even maybe your school workbooks are connected too?Taking part in the Little BIG Awards is a chance to show us how you think...

Display your talents

Do you have a classroom display that you’re particularly proud of? You could be in with the chance of winning £200 worth of the vouchers of your choice!We’ve launched a new competition for teachers to submit entries of their classroom displays. Entries can be submitted via one of these two community groups – Classroom Displays – Primary or...

I’m an engineer get me out of here 2016!

I’m an Engineer Get me out of Here is back after a great summer!The free, online event returns for the Autumn to give your students the opportunity to interact and learn from real engineers. In an X Factor-style competition between engineers, students will act as the judges.All the students need to do is...

The 2016 Ultimate STEM Challenge launched today

Today BP have announced the launch of their annual competition – the Ultimate STEM Challenge.In its third year, the Ultimate STEM Challenge is run in partnership with STEM Learning and the Science Museum. The competition invites young people aged 11 to 14 across the UK to put their science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) skills to...

GCSE results announced

Today thousands of students around the UK are receiving their GCSE results. While the overall results have taken a slight dip on the 2015 results, there are positives in the STEM subjects.Number of students taking science increasesbiology is up by an additional 4,900 studentschemistry increases by 7,600physics rises by 6,100and science has...

QinetiQ give us their insight

Experts in defence, aerospace and security, QinetiQ, have teamed up with us on our STEM Insight programme to give teachers an insight into the inner workings and roles of their organisation.Keen to help teachers encourage students into the study of STEM subjects, the STEM Insight programme is designed to give teachers a placement in either...

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