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Parents' guide to engineering careers

This easy to read Tomorrow’s Engineers guide helps parents and carers understand more about engineering careers and routes into engineering, providing tips on how to recognise and encourage their child’s engineering talent.

What is engineering? Careers booklet

A leaflet for students aged 11 to 16, describing what engineering is and explaining the different routes into engineering.

The work that engineers do affects billions of people. It is creative and hands-on. It is about solving problems, designing things and improving things. As an engineer, you could tackle...

Your career in cancer research

This booklet provides useful information on a variety of routes into a career in cancer research including the fields of mathematics, computer science, chemistry, biochemistry, physics, medicine and non-research roles.

Lighting Control supervisor - Seb

Seb enjoyed technical subjects at school and particularly enjoys mending equipment or finding better ways to do things. His interest in stage lighting took him to White light lightening company as a technician. he now manages a team, providing technical supoprt to a range of events and ensuring the equipment works...

CEO and co-founder of WeGym - Josh

Josh found school challenging but undertook a BTEC Level 2 computing course, studied for a Microsoft apprenticeship and was runner up apprentice of the year. Following an apprenticeship at eCourier he became manager of the technical department and appointed as Microsoft Apprenticeship Ambassador .Now as founder of...

First line support technician -Rebecca

Rebecca enjoyed IT at school -this lead her to pursue the role of support technician within the IT team at Azurri, supporting key customers and ensuring systems remain active at all times.

Telecomms support - Leah

Leah studied AS maths and IT and A level psychology and computing. Despite starting a computing degree, she subsequently realised that the Telecoms Support Apprenticeship Pathway suited her learning style more appropriately. She is now working as an apprentice at Azzuri, working to support customers and solve...

STEM Learning Magazine: Secondary - autumn 2015

This edition of the STEM Learning Magazine includes articles on:

Professional development for science technicians
An interview with a design and technology teacher
Study visits to CERN
High quality staff training days
Tim Peake's mission to the International Space Station
Bringing...

Making a Difference to Professional Practice

The National STEM Learning Centre and Network supports the teaching and learning of science, design and technology, computing, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education in schools and colleges throughout the United Kingdom, from primary level to post-16.

We enable educators and partner organisations to...

Computing Teachers Spoilt for Choice? (Summer 2011)

This edition of the Computing a School (CAS) newsletter includes articles covering:

*Pedagogy of computational thinking and programming

*Modelling and simulation with StarLogoTNG

*Scratch and RoboMind

*Text-based programming with Small Basic

*Route finding with graphs at A-Level...

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