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Renishaw's virtual engineering assemblies

Find out more about engineering, the E in STEM!

Renishaw's virtual engineering assemblies

Delivering FREE virtual STEM engagement for schools and colleges.

During the pandemic, Renishaw have been able to adapt their STEM outreach programmes to offer virtual delivery of workshops and talks to continue to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers.

Even as life returns to some kind of normality, they will still continue to offer virtual engagements (alongside face-to-face sessions) as these can often be scheduled into a school's hectic timetable more easily.

Capacity

Minimum of 10 participants, maximum of 1,000 participants.

Duration

Less than 1 hour

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

Topics

  • Materials
  • Electricity
  • Forces

Working scientifically

Whichever curriculum your school follows, pupils should have the opportunity to carry out practical investigations in science that help them to develop their scientific skills. This experience builds the following enquiry skills:

  • Asking questions
  • Making predictions
  • Observing and measuring

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:

  • Listening - the ability to listen and understand information.

  • Speaking - the oral transmission of information or ideas.

Good for a career in...

  • Electronics
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