STEM clubs: getting started videos and a step by step guide
STEM Clubs are individual to each school and there is no fixed formula for running one. There is, however, plenty of support available for those wanting to start one, and for existing club leaders who want to develop their club further.
This collection includes a step by step guide which includes some advice on the practicalities of establishing a club, such as tips on who to get involved, where to run a club and how to choose activities. The guide also contains advice on sustaining a club, making links with other schools and businesses, industry and academia.
The video guides gather together the experience of a range of clubs across the country. Video guides are presented in short chapters so that users can pick and choose which are most relevant to them.
This handy guide has been produced with a view to helping others deal with the practicalities of starting up a STEM Club. The guide includes advice on the following:
- Decide on why you want to set up a STEM club
- Approach people who might be interested in getting involved
- Timing ...
This series of five videos describes what one needs to consider when setting up a STEM club, and the range of different ways in which one can approach it.
Benefits of setting up a club
What to do and how to do it...
The videos below describe how to create your own club identity, extend the impact of a club, and how to establish successful relationships with other schools and a local community.
Working with your local community
Working with other schools...
The four videos below focus on the impact of STEM clubs on achievement, opportunities for staff CPD, and the awards and competitions open to clubs.
Awards and competitions
|Subject(s)||Computing, Cross curricular, Design and technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Science|
|Age||5-7, 7-11, 11-14, 14-16, 16-19, FE/HE|
|Published||2010 to 2019|
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- National STEM Learning Centre and Network