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...

Inspiring Young People in STEM: Feedback Tools

Confidence in communication

When first stepping into a classroom, one of the biggest worries for STEM Ambassadors is “Will these young people enjoy the activity or just switch off? Will they understand what I’m telling them?” Nabih Asif, from our London STEM Ambassador Hub reflects on how you can improve your confidence in...

Smoothing secondary school transition in STEM

All Year 7 teachers know that new cohorts arrive from primary school with varying levels of knowledge, skills and confidence. These variations are compounded by multiple feeder schools all having different approaches.

 

How can this be managed at the point of transition, so all students make progress, not...

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Engineering a better world

Engineers in all sectors are working to make the world a better place so this year’s Tomorrow’s Engineers Week, 4-8 November, will be focusing on the impact engineers make on the nation’s health and wellbeing.Now in its seventh year, the week, led by the engineering community, provides a platform for employers to work effectively with schools to...

Introducing the BP Ultimate STEM Challenge 2019/20

BP Educational Service, in partnership with STEM Learning, is delighted to announce that the Ultimate STEM Challenge is now open!Back for its sixth instalment, the theme for this year's nationwide competition is centred around the exciting world of wearable tech. Wearable tech is all around us and is becoming a big part of our everyday...

Bake up a storm with the BioBakes Competition

Feeling creative? Entries are currently open for The Physiological Society’s annual #BioBakes Competition.An engaging activity to kick off the new academic year, entrants are invited to craft a bake that represents a part of the body and how it works to be in with a chance of winning some baking goodies!Whether you use shortcrust pastry to...

Award recognition for online CPD and STEM Ambassador training

STEM Learning’s online CPD programme received second place at the Association for Learning Technology Team Awards on 4 September 2019 at McEwan Hall, University of Edinburgh.Established in 2007, the ALT Learning Technologist of the Year Awards celebrate and reward excellent practice and outstanding achievement in the learning technology...

Goldman Sachs supports 100th ENTHUSE Partnership

STEM Learning has launched its 100th ENTHUSE Partnership, with the support of global investment bank Goldman Sachs.ENTHUSE Partnerships bring schools and colleges together to work collaboratively, with support from STEM Learning, to develop an intensive two-year programme to raise aspiration and achievement in STEM.Goldman Sachs, recognising...

The importance of STEM for global citizens: sharing experiences at YMCA175

Natalie Cheung, London STEM Ambassador Coordinator at STEM Learning, was recently invited to talk at the YMCA175, a four-day event held at ExCeL London.2019 is the YMCA’s landmark 175th anniversary year, and the YMCA175 demonstrated their value as a platform for youth innovation and youth-led solutions.Operating in 119 countries, with 64 million...

Speak to ESA astronaut Tim Peake at the ESERO-UK conferences

ESA astronaut Tim Peake will be joining ESERO-UK’s two careers-themed conferences, held alongside the UK Space Conference.Organised by the European Space Education Resource Office (ESERO-UK), teachers will have the chance to hear from a careers panel from the space industry, take part in hands-on activities using space as a context and get the...

A year of partnerships and growth: new impact report released

Our mission is to improve lives through education, to ensure that every young person across the UK can access the world-leading STEM education they deserve.Partnership is fundamental to how we work at STEM Learning – openness to collaboration has enabled us to grow. The past year has seen extraordinary growth made possible by working with an ever-...

2019 STEM Inspiration Awards: celebrating outstanding individuals, organisations and clubs

The 2019 STEM Inspiration Awards are now open for applications and aim to celebrate individuals, organisations and clubs working to inspire young people in STEM subjects.Do you know a STEM Ambassador whose enthusiasm for their subject is infectious? A unique STEM Club working in the community, or an outstanding project which increases access and...

Worley joins the ENTHUSE Alliance

Worley is the latest company to join the unique alliance of organisations supporting ENTHUSE Partnerships, providing much-needed support for schools across the UK.With a heritage spanning more than 60 years, Worley delivers projects, provides expertise in engineering, procurement and construction and offers a wide range of consulting and advisory...

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