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.

Many teachers go ‘above and beyond’ their...

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.

Winning the award in the category...

Amanda Watts, winner of the 2018 ENTHUSE Award for Excellence in STEM teaching – Technicians

Meet the winners of 2018 ENTHUSE Celebration Awards: Amanda Watts

Amanda Watts is Director of Science Support at Aldridge School, Walsall, West Midlands and the winner of the 2018 ENTHUSE Award for Excellence in STEM teaching – Technicians. She tells us about her career, the experience of winning the award and what it meant for her personally, the school and the pupils.

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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...

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...

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...

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...

Deliver effective STEM activities with our programme of online CPD

STEM Learning has developed a free programme of online CPD, aimed at STEM Ambassadors and other volunteers who undertake STEM activities with young people.In 2016, we undertook some research and asked our community of over 30,000 STEM Ambassadors about their training needs as volunteers. The consensus was that learning how to undertake practical...

Don’t forget to enter the BP Ultimate STEM Challenge

The deadline for entering the Ultimate STEM Challenge is fast approaching, make sure you enter your team before the 12 January 2018.Now in its fourth year of running, the Ultimate STEM Challenge aims to build confidence and team working skills in students. It is also the perfect way to inspire students with STEM careers.This year’s theme is ‘My...

The Smallpeice Trust: programme of 2018 courses released

The Smallpeice Trust has released the first phase of their programme of residential courses for 2018.Over the last academic year, through 700 residential and STEM day programmes, The Smallpeice Trust helped more than 50,000 students to imagine the great things they were capable of achieving in STEM subjects.Following on from their success in the...

What the industrial strategy means for you

Last week, the Government released their Industrial Strategy: Building a Britain fit for the future. But what does it mean for you?Currently, around 40% of employers report a shortage of STEM graduates as being a key barrier to recruiting appropriate staff. Similarly, the number of students studying STEM-related courses reduces as they progress...

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