All About STEM EVENTS
DBS ID Checking for New & Existing STEM Ambassadors in the All About STEM offices
If the advertised dates for DBS ID Checking are not convenient, we would be happy to see you at either of our offices in Maghull (L31 6DE) or Liverpool (L1 0AH). Please email Helen and specify which office you would like to visit together with a couple of dates and times that are suitable to you. We will check our diary for availability and confirm a mutually agreeable appointment. You will need to allow 10-15 minutes for the ID Check.
Enriching secondary computing with STEM Ambassadors
For teachers in Merseyside, Cheshire, Warrington and Wirral
This short introductory course demonstrates the value that STEM Ambassadors can add to the computing curriculum and the extra-curricular offer. Bringing these industry volunteers into the classroom can help make computing more relevant to young people, allowing them to consider computing as a future study and career option. STEM Ambassadors are great role models from the local area from a range of backgrounds.
Who is it for?
Subject leaders and teacher of secondary computing looking to enrich the subject.
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Focus on T-Levels – Event for STEM Ambassadors and Employers
Curious about T-levels? Want to know how they can benefit your organisation?
All About STEM and Priestley College are hosting a webinar aimed at giving you an insight into what these new flagship qualifications in Science and Health are about. We will be letting you know how your organisation can partner with us to help develop the next generation of scientists and health professionals.
Join us to find out how you as a STEM ambassador or business might be able to help.
Getting Started – STEM Club Workshop
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.
The workshop includes practical activities, opportunities to network and the sharing of best practice. The workshop explores 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
Enhancing Employability Skills and Careers Knowledge
The workshop will promote opportunities for club leaders to learn how to incorporate and enhance careers knowledge and build skills for students within club sessions. Club leaders will become confident in their understanding and use of STEM Ambassadors, Science Capital, Gatsby Careers Benchmarks, Essential Skills and the Skills Builder Framework. The workshop is open to secondary schools, Sixth Form and FE colleges across England with KS3, KS4 and KS5 provision.
Designed as a 2 hour session, the workshop includes hands on practical activities, opportunities to network and explores the following topics:
– understanding the value that thriving and successful clubs bring to a school
– current club practice to promote careers, employability and essential skills
– why essential employability skills are important and the role clubs can play
– reviewing the Science Capital approach and how it can be used to raise student awareness of skills and careers knowledge
– identifying essential skills and the methodology of the Skills Builder Framework
– understanding the role and value of STEM Ambassadors and STEM Ambassador Hubs and how to engage with STEM Ambassadors
– reviewing the Gatsby Career Benchmarks and how STEM Clubs can assist in addressing the skills shortage
– embedding Careers and Essential Skills in club activities and projects to maximise value with short, medium and long term goals
– how clubs can reward and add value to students demonstrating excellence in skill sets
– what additional support is available, websites, organisations, STEM Clubs resources