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Work experience: impact and delivery - insights from the evidence

A report published in April 2012 by Dr Anthony Mann, Director of Research and Policy, Education and Employers Taskforce. This paper presents findings from recent research into the value of work experience to young people.

The purpose of this paper is to share evidence considered by the Education and...

STEM Baseline Survey - Summary Report

This report from the Department for Education,  published in January 2010, provides a summary of findings from the STEM Baseline Survey Research Programme. It reports on a programme of activities aimed at improving STEM careers awareness in secondary schools.

The primary purpose of...

School Organisation and STEM Career-related Learning

Published in August 2013 by the The National STEM Learning Centre and Network, the aim of this 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.

Evidence has shown...

Communications for safety

TMD is a company that manufactures components for radar systems to support air traffic safety. Engineers in the company explain their entry routes into their careers, how mathematics and science are essential to their work and why they enjoy engineering so much.

This Institution of Engineering and Technology...

Work experience

In this Teachers TV video, two consortia in Birmingham prepare to pilot the Secondary Diplomas in Engineering and Creative and Media. The diplomas were designed with industry support, and aim to equip young people with the skills employers need, and the ability to go on learning throughout their lives. To...

Role models and work placements

In this Teachers TV video, a group of STEM ambassadors visit Bradfield School in Sheffield to share their stories with a group of Year Nine girls. As a lesson starter the students take part in an exercise aimed at combating some of the stereotypical images of STEM related careers. The ambass...

Careers

This series of videos from Teachers TV looks at the kind of skills needed to work in STEM professions, examines the careers available and includes advice from research scientists, engineers and project managers.

*ScienceA science teacher uses a range of techniques to help her students think about...

Taking a Risk

This resource from the Department for Education is designed to use and apply the uncertain and difficult nature of probability calculations in the real world through the work of an actuarial trainee. Students are provided with data on sea piracy, and use this to calculate the annual cost of piracy to the shipping...

Danger: Rogue Waves

This Mathematics Matters case study, from the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications, looks at how mathematical models try to understand the causes of rogue waves. These huge waves appear without warning, towering high over ships and oil rigs. Traditional mathematical models could not predict the occurrence...

HEaTED magazine - Autumn 2016

Building a technicians' network is the leading article of the Autumn issue of the HEaTED magazine. Other articles outline the benefits of professional registration, describe the highlights of the 'Technicians make it happen' campaign and include an interview with the Aerospace Technical Project Manager in the...

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