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Seeing Temperatures

This activity allows students to investigate how images are produced from data streams by using first a spreadsheet and then an image-processing program. They then go on to see how the usefulness of such a monochromatic image may be enhanced by using lookup tables and calibration. The materials used focus on the...

HEaTED magazine - Summer 2016

This first issue of the HEaTED magazine looks into how to train as a technician and a number of different careers paths leading into the profession.  There is also an interview with a fine arts technician working in FE and HE education. The feature articles focus on the Athena SWAN Charter as a scheme to recognise...

HEaTED magazine - Summer 2018

In this issue of the HEaTED magazine two apprentices from King’s College London, Rachel Denney and Chantelle Griffin, report on life as an apprentice. We consider sustainability in the laboratory with Martin Farley and go behind the scenes at Glasgow School of Art with John Ayers. HEaTED programme manager Suhel...

Young people's employabilty skills: impact of STEMnet's programmes

This report, completed by the Institute for Employment Studies (IES), was commissioned by STEMnet (the Science, Engineering, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Network). It investigates the impact of the STEM Ambassador and STEM Clubs programmes on young people’s employability skills.

HEaTED magazine - Autumn 2017/Spring 2018

In this issue of HEaTED magazine Jonathan Cresswell from the University of Exeter describes what you need to know about, and how to make the most of, The Apprenticeship Levy scheme. 

HEaTED describes their support of the Technician Commitment and the work with the Science Council and the Gatsby Charitable...

HEaTED magazine - Spring/Summer 2017

In this issue of the HEaTED magazine John Ayers from Glasgow School of Arts focuses at the future of arts technicians and the development of professional registration for arts and media technicians and how this will affect the sector. 

Jonathan Cresswell from the University of Exeter describes how embracing...

The Big Bang Lesson

The lesson activities and resources for 'The Big Bang Lesson' are provided here for teachers and lecturers to use in their own schools and colleges.

The lesson outline includes links to many of the presentation slides used by Professor Cox in his lesson, and also to clips from Professor Cox's STAR...

Countdown to Computing (Summer 2014)

This edition of the Computing at School newsletter focuses broadly on computing in primary schools, and contains articles covering:

*The new National Curriculum Programme of Study for Computing

*Designing a new computing curriculum in your school; adapting previous curriculum models

*Computing...

The Primary Challenge (Autumn 2013)

This edition of the Computing at School newsletter focuses on teaching computing in primary schools, and contains articles covering:

*Pedagogy of computing in primary schools

*National curriculum programme of study

*Game design in the primary classroom

*Primary – secondary transition...

There Is No Them, Only Us (Summer 2013)

This edition of the Computing at School newsletter contains articles covering:

*Computing in the national curriculum

*Computational thinking in the classroom

*Code Club

*Learning algorithmic thinking through dance

*Code Avengers

*Touch Develop

*The Behind the Screen...

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