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Matthew Evans

In this STEMNET resource, Assistant Head Teacher Matthew Evans describes activities undertaken in his specialist Technology College to support STEM subject teaching. The school runs many STEM Clubs and has worked with STEM Ambassadors for nearly 15 years.

Matthew works closely with the STEM Ambassadors and...

Plants in Our Lives

In this topic, from the Association for Science Education, students learn about the many products obtained from local plants. The topic is designed to allow classes in schools across the world to exchange information about the ways in which their lives depend on plants. The topic also provides opportunities for...

STEM Equality and Diversity Useful Websites

Produced for the Department for Education, this document contains an extensive list of web sites that will be useful to practitioners offering information and guidance in STEM careers to young people.

How to Design an Inclusive Industrial Visit

Produced by the Industrial Trust, Business & Education South Yorkshire and JIVE (Joint Interventions), this leaflet identifies hints and tips to help organisers of visits to industry. Often organisations that are prepared to offer industrial visits to their sites are unaware of the action they can take to make...

London Engineering Project: Girls into Engineering

The London Engineering Project aims to encourage more girls to take up engineering as a career. This guide shares effective practice in the area of gender inclusion.

EDT's Widening Participation Programme

EDT is a charity that offers a comprehensive portfolio of activities designed to promote STEM courses and careers to specific target groups of students, including females and ethnic minorities. This leaflet describes some of their courses and provides contact details for further information.

Cracking Crime Faster

A case study from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) which looks at the forensic evidence and intelligence that are left at crime scenes by footwear, gloves, tyres and fingers. New Latent Image Markup and Analysis (LIMA) software provides a fast, accurate way of transmitting and...

Mercedes Maroto-Valer

An Impact! People case study from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).

By pioneering innovative technology, Professor Mercedes Maroto-Valer is helping the world tackle climate change.

Supported by EPSRC, she leads the Centre for Innovation in Carbon Capture and Storage at...

Guide to Examples of Good Quality STEM Placements

Produced for the Department for Education, this resource from Sheffield Hallam University, is designed to help employers, teachers, students and anyone involved in work experience develop strategies for creating good quality placements for young people aged 14–19.

This guide contains examples of good...

Mechanisms: Robot Building

From the Centre for Science Education, the RA3 project aims to bring parents together with their children and teachers to explore the worlds of science and technology.

These activities use 'mechanical kangaroo' or 'mechanical horse' model robot kits. These kits allow children and parents to explore...

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