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Futuremakers @ Stemettes

Join Stemettes & Cyber Security experts from Standard Chartered for a morning of inspiration and discovery all focused on women in tech.

Futuremakers @ Stemettes

Women currently make up only 11% of the Cyber Security workforce. In this session, we hope to show girls and non-binary students how fun and accessible cyber security is as a potential future career for them. During this event, we will be joined by Standard Chartered for a morning of cyber security role models and fun.

Your class(es) will join the session along with other schools from across London and Liverpool. At 9 am, we will have a welcome keynote from a woman at Standard Chartered to help the students understand who Standard Chartered are.
We will then set a fun group project for students. This will build on what was learnt in the keynote and will focus on UX and UI design, this will only require paper, pens and colouring pencils. Team Stemette and Standard Chartered volunteers will still be online for this section to support students.
Just before the session ends, we will also host a mini panel so students can further their understanding of cyber security careers and the many routes into STEM.

Attendees will also be given priority on the upcoming initiatives that are part of Futuremakers @ Stemettes, including our Student to Stemette mentoring programme as well as various STEM certification academies.

Capacity

A maximum number of 20 participants per session.

Duration

1 session lasting 2 hours.

Learning outcomes

  • Improve engagement, interest or enjoyment in STEM subjects

  • Improve attainment and progress in STEM subjects

  • Improve awareness and aspirations for STEM-related study and careers

Subjects and topics

    • Computing
    • Design and Technology
    • Maths
    • Electronics/Robotics/Programming

Gatsby benchmarks

The Gatsby benchmarks are a framework for good careers guidance for schools across all of England and in some areas across the rest of the UK. This experience helps your school to reach the following benchmarks:

  • Addressing the needs of each pupil
  • Linking curriculum learning to careers
  • Encounters with employers and employees

Essential skills

The essential skills every young person needs to succeed in education and their future career. Find out more at the Skills Builder Partnership. This experience builds the following skills:

  • Aiming High - the ability to set clear, tangible goals and devise a robust route to achieving them.

  • Creativity - the use of imagination and the generation of new ideas.

  • Listening - the ability to listen and understand information.

  • Teamwork - working cooperatively with others towards achieving a shared goal.

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