Bring space closer to home - connect your students with engineers from the UK space industry!
I’m an Engineer, Get me out of here is a flexible, student-led online activity that connects school students with working engineers.
In the Space Zone, students can connect with working engineers from the UK space sector.
Students can ask questions, connect with space engineers in live text-based Chats, and Vote for their favourite to win £500!
Take part from home or at school - all your students need is a computer or tablet with an internet connection to take part.
This activity is free for UK state-maintained schools.
The Space Zone lasts 4 weeks, and you can log in as often or as little as you like to ask questions and vote for your favourite engineer during that time. Book a live Chat at a time to suit you. Live Chats last 40 minutes. You can book as many live Chats as you like for your classes.
Improve engagement, interest or enjoyment in STEM subjects
Learning what the engineering workplace is like
Improve awareness and aspirations for STEM-related study and careers
Challenge stereotypes by showing the diversity of disciplines, people and skills involved in engineering
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:
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:
Listening - the ability to listen and understand information.
Speaking - the oral transmission of information or ideas.
Show young people how technology is changing the world of work and how their hobbies and passions could lead them into a career in technology in the future.
Inspiring young people with a series of career-focused discussions on the technology industry.
STEM Ambassadors from a wide range of STEM-related jobs to help bring subjects to life.