This collection of STEM education reports explores professional development across the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM subjects).

The reports include:

*A recommended code of governance for schools: a flexible framework for strategic planning
*Space for technicians?
*Technicians and progression
*Engineering UK reports 2011-2013: the state of engineering
*Investigation into why the UK has the lowest proportion of female engineers in the EU


Technicians and progression

This Technicians and Progression report from the Skills Commission presents the findings of an inquiry into the alternatives to university degrees that the post-16 education system provides. The report maintains that post-compulsory education should offer a diverse range of education provision, vocational as well...

A Recommended Code of Governance for Schools: a Flexible Framework for Strategic Planning

This pilot version of the Recommended Code of Governance for Schools was published by the Wellcome Trust in October 2012. It is aimed at providing school governors and senior leaders with a robust yet flexible framework they can use to set the strategic direction for their school, and that governors can use to hold...

Engineering UK Reports 2011-2013: the State of Engineering

These reports, from Engineering UK, look at the state of the engineering sector in the UK over periods of time. They investigate:

* Current topics, such as engineering in the low carbon economy and women in engineering
* Research and innovation in the engineering sector
* The size of the...

Investigation into Why the UK Has the Lowest Proportion of Female Engineers in the EU

This report, published in April 2011 by Engineering UK, compared the education systems in the UK, Ireland, Italy and Sweden to explore and understand why the UK has the lowest proportion of female engineering professionals across the EU states.

In order to determine if there are any successful national...


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