STEM Insight: Careers research and further reading
This resource collection has links to research and reports that link to STEM further study and careers education.
Links and Resources
The aim of the research project was to identify the range of factors that shape senior leadership team decisions with regards to STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) career-related learning.
Published in 2015, the National STEM Learning Centre and Network has developed a STEM careers toolkit to help three key audiences:
- Primary teachers
- Secondary teachers
- School and college teachers involved in post-16 learning to assist in embedding careers awareness as part of the curriculum
Published in 2014 and using the most up-to-date occupational research, this guide produced by the UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES) showcases 40 top jobs in 10 key occupations, which according to the UKCES analysis of the UK job market, will be crucial over the next decade.
This book, published in 2014, describes young people’s attitudes, beliefs, motivations and behaviours that affect their decisions on subject choice and career paths to add depth to the current understanding of how young people perceive STEM careers.
InGenious was a european wide project to look at young peoples interest in STEM education and careers. Findings were published in 2014.