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Getting Started – STEM Club Workshop
Event Date: 4 July 2022
If you would like to start a STEM Club in school, this is the workshop for you!
The workshop’s aim is to assist secondary 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 for teachers or technicians from secondary schools, Sixth Form and FE colleges across England with KS3, KS4 or KS5 provision. This regionally based face-to-face course lasts approximately 2 hours and enables course attendees to network, share ideas and best practice. The workshop includes practical club activities to try. The workshop explores the following topics:
- what a STEM Club is and what makes it successful and thriving
- how to gain support from senior leadership, colleagues, and other departments
- the benefits and impact of STEM Clubs: skill sets, knowledge, understanding, enjoyment etc.
- where to find support and potential sources of funding and resources
- planning your club, needs analysis and methodology
- how to advertise and market the club
- exploring ideas for first and follow-on activities
- top tips on how to maintain attendance
- how to include essential skills and knowledge of potential careers
- gathering evidence of success
Venue: The Whitby High School
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