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Belief circles

From Practical Action and the Royal Academy of Engineering, this short starter activity helps students to think about their own values and those of their peers in relation to the sustainability of engineering. The activity encourages an awareness of the impact of engineering on the environment and sustainability. It...
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Let's negotiate

From Practical Action, this resource encourages students to look at how design specifications are balanced when developing new products.
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Sustainability terms and definitions

Produced by Practical Action, these activities encourage students to think about different aspects of sustainability. This helps them to gain a greater knowledge and understanding of the complex nature of sustainability. In these activities, students consider the four areas of sustainability: * Economic *...
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6R's explained

These resources consist of a presentation and activity sheets to support design and technology students aged 14-16. It helps students to gain knowledge and understanding of sustainable development and the use of precious resources. The 6 R's are:Rethink: what could be done differently?Refuse: are there materials a...
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Good Practice Resource: An Inclusive Approach to Attendance and Punctuality

This case study describes how an inclusive approach to attendance and punctuality can improve overall success rates for learners with a declared disability or health condition, many of whom were formerly not in education, employment or training.
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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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STEM Learning Magazine: Post-16 and FE - Summer 2016

Pioneering technical services are explored in the cover article of the summer issue of STEM Learning Magazine for Post-16 and FE sectors. Other articles describe changes to A levels and GCSEs,  provide advice on conducting A level biology practicals, and look into investigating radiation levels from space. There...
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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...
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The female face of civil engineering

This booklet illustrates ten case studies of civil engineers describing their career paths and options within civil engineering.  The publication is aimed at school students to inspire and interest them in engineering careers and to emphasise the value of STEM subjects.  
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