More than 120 teenagers from schools across the UK presented projects designed to make life ‘easier, simpler or better’ to a host of celebrities and judges at the TeenTech Awards. Education Business looks at this year’s stand out entries.
Taking place on 11-20 March, British Science Week will once again challenge schools to engage in science, promoting innovation and inspiration for a generation of pupils in the UK. The British Science Association’s Elspeth Houlding provides an insight to the week.
Maintaining pupil interest in STEM subjects, especially among girls, is of vital importance to industries like oil and gas. OPITO, the skills organisation for the oil and gas industries, believes that common misconceptions and a lack of awareness about careers in the sector are holding back the next generation of STEM talent.
Engineering is one of the most important and rewarding careers anyone can have. Recognising the need to attract a greater talent pool into engineering, Jenny Karlsson of Engineering UK analyses why studying STEM is important.
Earlier this year, the Science Education Programme published a report entitled Working with Big Ideas of Science Education which looked at growing concerns with the science curriculum. Education Business analyses the report
There is a current inititaive to encourage young people, especially female pupils, to pursue a career in science, technology, engineering or maths. Physiology lecturer Tom Warrender discusses why pupils should consider taking their STEM studies further