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Teacher Industrial Partners’ Scheme: teacher experiences

Teacher Industrial Partners’ Scheme (TIPS) enables teachers of science, design and technology, computing and mathematics to attend a two week work placement with a local employer. This scheme connects companies and teachers together to help expand the knowledge of the potential careers available to pupils, with the main aim of educating and inspiring...

Why I love Chicks with Bricks

Today the wonderfully named ‘Chicks with Bricks’ – a group celebrating women in construction roles and industries – are having a celebration event.Unfortunately I can’t make it this time but I went to one not so long ago, meeting a vast range of women, and men, working on major and not so major projects, and all with great stories to tell. It was a...

We are recruiting for regional coordinators

HEaTED are now looking for new regional coordinators to join our team in the following areas:East and South East EnglandNorth West EnglandLondonYour role would be to help us continue provision of high quality support for the professional development of this key workforce.  The coordinator would be an advocate and...

New activity providers needed – can you help?

We’re currently looking for some new CPD activity providers to deliver a number of our courses. Do you yourself, or do you know of anyone who delivers training in these areas? Would you be willing to work with us to deliver these courses to our members?Research fluorescence microscopesThis course is for those who have...

Apprentices are the new gold

As Christmas approaches, I offer two pieces of advice. One... sit down, relax and ‘binge watch’ the fantastic American cult TV show - Orange is the New Black and two... check out the emerging cult among young people throughout the UK - apprenticeships.I recently visited the magnificent Skill Show in Birmingham, a careers event that brings...

STEM Learning Magazine: Post-16 and FE - Spring 2016

Under the banner of Building a successful network, Dr Katherine Forsey and Sue Churm consider how to create a technical network and how to get the most from it, Jenny Phillips explores the challenges FE practitioners face and Ed Walsh explains what the teacher recognition scheme has to offer.Mathematics Specialist...
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Efforts to increase students’ interest in STEM studies and careers: National measures taken by 30 countries, 2015 report

This publication is the latest in a series of reports about national efforts to increase students’ interest in pursuing Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) studies and careers.  The report is the result of an analysis of country responses to a survey launched in the summer of 2015, addressing...
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Pioneering female scientist to appear on Scottish bank note

Scientist Mary Somerville has been announced as the next face to appear on the Scottish £10 note. She was shortlisted along with Thomas Telford and James Clerk Maxwell to appear on the new polymer bank note in Scotland. The final decision was made via a vote on Facebook, with the public deciding which of the three...

Maths Careers: The maths of online dating

This collection contains a range of teaching materials to support the Maths Careers article 'The maths of online dating' by Hazel Lewis.The resource collection includes a link to the full article, explores what makes people attractive and classroom resources for teaching algorithms,...
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06 April 2016

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Maths Careers: The mathematics of football

This collection contains a range of teaching materials to support the Maths Careers article 'The mathematics of football' by Hazel Lewis.The resource collection includes a link to the full article as well as resources to explore mathematical concepts in football.
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06 April 2016

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