Produced by the Learning and Skills Improvement Service (LSIS), these case studies describe work done by practitioners to support learners’ progression through STEM, whether from school to college, or to HE or employment.

The projects, drawn from organisations across the FE and skills sector, explore a variety of activities aimed at enabling and encouraging learners’ journeys through STEM, including:
• Career taster events
• Tailored resources and induction materials
• Developing and marketing new STEM courses
• Intensive support sessions
• Student peer-mentoring
• Links with schools
• Employer engagement.



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From the Learning Skills Improvement Service (LSIS), this case study describes how Hull and Stockton Riverside Colleges used the topic of sustainable development to improve aspects of STEM careers guidance.

Hull College The project encouraged a greater holistic awareness in lecturers of the...

Progression in Science - 'Making the Grade'

This case study looks at practical strategies that were put in place by the College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London to support learners with below A-C grades in science enabling them to progress and succeed in STEM. The college has supported learners coming into the college with grades as low as double D...

A Virtual Science Department

With the reduction of interest in science subjects by students, the impact has led to a significant reduction in staffing levels across colleges. This project, although still in its early stages of development, has created a virtual science department beginning with physics to reverse the feeling of isolation and...

STEM Collaboration

York Potash Limited has massive expansion plans within the North Yorkshire region. Being mining and minerals experts, they clearly see the link between STEM-based skills and these future plans. A collaborative approach to making STEM learners aware of the industry requirements through engagement with STEM providers...