Amey have created ‘Chat and Learn’ to help inspire the next generation of young people into STEM. It offers a chance for everyone aged between 14 to 24 years old to request a virtual 30-minute 1-2-1 career talk with an Amey employee, or for a teacher to request a group virtual career talk to a class.
Maximum of 30 participants.
One session lasting for 30 minutes maximum - teachers holding a group session may request a longer duration.
Improve engagement, interest or enjoyment in STEM subjects
Learning what the engineering workplace is like
Develop engineering employability skills
Improve awareness and aspirations for STEM-related study and careers
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:
Aiming high - the ability to set clear, tangible goals and devise a robust route to achieving them.
Listening - the ability to listen and understand information.
Speaking - the oral transmission of information or ideas.
Staying positive - the ability to use tactics to overcome setbacks and achieve goals.
STEM Ambassadors from a wide range of STEM-related jobs to help bring subjects to life.
Interact with Network Rail employees and engage in a range of STEM-related activities linked to the rail industry.
Students can find out more about where your water comes from and what happens to your poo when you flush the loo!