An exciting online course for Year 9 to 10/S3 to S4 students to explore the various routes they can take towards their STEM career.
The virtual Routes into STEM course allows students aged 13 to 16 to recognise the variety of opportunities available to them after taking their GCSEs or Nat 5 and Highers, providing them access to key information on different pathways: college, university and employer.
Diverse live interactive sessions will take place during spring half-term or summer holidays allowing students to listen and ask questions to a variety of STEM professionals and student ambassadors. Students will also choose from a range of exciting projects, developed by EDT's university and industry partners, to work on during the course.
This course will:
£60 towards the cost of administration and the Industrial Cadets Bronze award.
Bursary places are available, please refer to the application form.
Dates and location
~20 hours of flexible study.
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
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:
Creativity - the use of imagination and the generation of new ideas.
Listening - the ability to listen and understand information.
STEM Ambassadors from a wide range of STEM-related jobs to help bring subjects to life.
Inspire engineering through creative making and coding, students can use a microcontroller to bring components alive!