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Go4SET

Your students could join a work-related learning experience in an industry and enterprise context.

Go4SET

EDT’s Go4SET project is typically 10 weeks and offers young people in years 8 and 9 or S1 and S2 the opportunity to:

  • develop skills
  • inform subject choice
  • change perceptions about STEM
  • gain awareness about how studying these subjects can lead to a rewarding career

Capacity

Minimum of 10 participants, maximum of 120 participants.

Cost

The cost is £200 for the first team and £100 for any additional teams.

Dates and Location

Go4SET takes place across England and Scotland within regional hubs. Regional programme events take place centrally within each region.

 

Learning outcomes

  • Improve engagement, interest or enjoyment in STEM subjects

  • Improve attainment and progress in STEM subjects

  • Learning what the engineering workplace is like

  • Develop engineering employability skills

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

  • Challenge stereotypes by showing the diversity of disciplines, people and skills involved in engineering

Subjects and Topics

    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Design and Technology
    • Engineering
    • Maths
    • Physics
    • Biotechnology
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Design/Art/Fashion
    • Electronics/Robotics/Programming
    • Energy/Environment
    • Materials/Products/Manufacturing
    • Medicine/Healthcare
    • Space/Aerospace Engineering
    • Sport/Fitness
    • Structures/Construction/Civil Engineering
    • Transport

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:

  • Learning from career and labour market information
  • Linking curriculum learning to careers
  • Encounters with employers and employees
  • Experiences of workplaces
  • Encounters with further and higher education
  • Personal guidance

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.

  • Leadership - supporting, encouraging and motivating others to achieve a shared goal.

  • Listening - the ability to listen and understand information.

  • Problem Solving - the ability to find a solution to a complex situation or challenge.

  • Speaking - the oral transmission of information or ideas.

  • Staying Positive - the ability to use tactics to overcome setbacks and achieve goals.

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

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