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Together we recycle

Recycle Week is a celebration of recycling, running 21 to 27 September 2020.

Organised by WRAP under the Recycle Now project, this year’s theme is ‘thank the nation for continuing to recycle despite the challenges 2020 has presented, under the banner 'Together - We Recycle'. Recognising the sacrifices that everyone has made to keep...

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Don’t let exams define you, let real people help refine you

How hearing from and meeting STEM Ambassadors can send a truly positive message to young people right now.

“My mom always said, life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.” 

This famous quote from the film Forrest Gump attempts to dispense...

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You can’t be what you can’t see

We rely on role models to provide inspirational examples and stories to fuel our STEM career aspirations. This is especially important for under-represented groups where we have excellent visible role models, but they are not always in the limelight.

As a civil engineer, I feel there are huge misconceptions about STEM...

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STEM Learning magazines

Our insightful magazines contain interviews, features, news, and tips on teaching and learning in STEM-related subjects.

The importance of careers education in schools

“Careers education given to secondary school students can be linked to higher earnings in adult life.”This research has been published in the Journal of Education and Work and was mentioned in BBC news last week.Careers talks and lessons, including outside speakers, have been seen to indicate a long lasting employment impact, reinforcing the...

Don’t miss your chance to be celebrated!

The ENTHUSE Celebration Awards closing date for applications is fast approaching (27 May 2016) so be sure you don’t miss your chance to enjoy the limelight.The awards recognise and celebrate the positive impact that teachers, technicians and support staff have on their students, colleagues and wider school or college, through ENTHUSE...

Last chance to book onto the Using STEM research conference

Don’t miss your opportunity to attend the Using STEM research conference on the 20 and 21 May 2016. We’re getting ready for our third conference on research based teaching and we can’t wait to hear from some of our esteemed speakers.Here are a few snippets of what we’ve got in store…Dr David Spendlove (Manchester Institute of Education, University...

New guidance launched to help businesses close STEM skills gap

A new report launched today offers guidance for businesses that are looking to provide support and inspiration for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in schools.The report has been produced as part of Project ENTHUSE, a partnership between businesses, charities and government that provides funding and support for high-quality...

Bring research alive with the Royal Society’s Partnership Grants

The Royal Society are offering schools the opportunity to apply for one of their Partnership Grants. This scheme offers up to £3,000 to UK schools or colleges to give pupils aged 5-18 the chance to get involved in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) projects.The grant can be used to buy the equipment needed to run a STEM...

Research conference insight: TAPS on primary assessment

After the introduction of the new assessment and accountability measures (2015), many primary schools need support to develop valid and reliable teacher assessment that will make a positive impact on children’s learning. These are also the main aims of the Teacher Assessment in Primary Science (TAPS) project.The project, led by the Institute for...

Enter The Great Bug Hunt Competition

Get your pupils outside and learning about living things and their habitats with The Great Bug Hunt Competition. Simply identify a local habitat, get your pupils to explore and discover the mini beasts (bugs) that live there, draw them and record their findings – it’s that easy!“The Great Bug Hunt competition is a fun and fascinating way to...

Win £1,000 for your school or college with the Rolls-Royce Science Prize!

Celebrating ten years, the Rolls-Royce Science Prize offers teachers the opportunity to implement innovative teaching ideas in science and mathematics into their school or college.All you need is to supply an action plan for the ideas you think would be most beneficial for your school or college.Your plan needs to detail a teaching idea or project...

Cream of the crop at our computing conference

Our computing conference held in conjunction with CAS Regional Centre for Yorkshire and Humber, will prove to be one of our most exciting and informative events yet. With leading names in computing, we guarantee that there is something for every teacher at every phase.Check out some of our leading line-up:Miles BerryMiles Berry is one of the...

UK’s £200m Polar Research Ship named in honour of Sir David Attenborough

A £200 million state-of-the-art polar research ship is to be named after world renowned naturalist and broadcaster Sir David Attenborough, the Science Minister Jo Johnson has confirmed today (6 May 2016).Following a call for suggestions that sparked global interest, Royal Research Ship Sir David Attenborough has been selected as a name that...

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