Zoom: STEM Clubs Workshop – Getting Started
October 07th 2021

Zoom: STEM Clubs Workshop – Getting Started

All About STEM are your local STEM Enrichment Partnership for the North West.

As part of the Enrichment Programme, we will be delivering a variety of online workshops around how to manage and facilitate STEM Clubs and become a ‘successful and thriving’ STEM Club in your school!

STEM Clubs – Getting Started!

The workshops aim is to assist schools to start and sustain STEM subject clubs through their first 18 months. Providing valuable information that will support and guide club leaders.

The workshop is open to secondary schools, Sixth Form and FE colleges across England with KS3, KS4 and KS5 provision.

Sessions include practical activities, networking opportunities and best practice and explore the following topics:

-defining what a STEM Club is and what makes it successful and thriving

-how to gain support from senior leadership, colleagues and other departments

-scrutinising the benefits and impact of clubs, how they enrich the curriculum and enhance student learning

-how to maximise club leaders skill sets and support best practice in the classroom

-where to find support: STEM Ambassadors, parents, colleagues, older students, local industry etc

-where to look for funding and resources and how to ask

-planning your club, needs analysis and methodology; how long, how often, when and where, which age group, how many students etc

-how to advertise and market the club to students and colleagues

-exploring ideas for first activities and longer-term projects

-top tips on how to reward students and maintain attendance

-stretching student capabilities, promoting essential skills and knowledge of potential careers

-monitoring success and gathering evidence

Suitable For: State-funded FE Colleges, State-funded secondary schools & State-funded sixth forms

Date: Thursday 21st October 2021 – 3:30 pm

All About STEM works on lots of exciting STEM projects. As part of the STEM Learning family, we manage the STEM Ambassador Hub in Merseyside, Cheshire and Warrington, working closely with the regional Science Learning Partnerships in Merseyside and Warrington and Cheshire and Stockport. Follow STEM Ambassador Hub Merseyside & Cheshire on Twitter .

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