Covering science, technology and coding, these workshops will inspire and enthuse your students about STEM subjects and help them understand the value of careers in the sector.
Minimum of 15 participants, maximum of 60 participants.
Activities are free to schools in Northern Ireland. For schools in other areas typical cost is £150 to £250, depending on duration, numbers involved and cost of materials.
Workshops can be tailored to suit the needs of each class, typically it is a half-day or full-day programme, working with a range of 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:
Creativity - the use of imagination and the generation of new ideas.
Listening - the ability to listen and understand information.
Problem solving - the ability to find a solution to a complex situation or challenge.