Inspire young people and their family members about how STEM is fun, interesting and rewarding.
The STEM Family Challenge challenge is an after-school event open to all ages. It is designed to encourage young people and their family members to interact with STEM through hands-on activities, and to raise awareness of future choices with careers sessions.
Minimum of 20 participants, maximum of 120 participants.
Each workshop is £450.
Dates and Location
EDT has offices all over the UK. Events are usually held within surrounding areas.
Each workshop is 2 hours.
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.
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.
How would your students power cities in 2050?
What is Engineering? Where can you find it? Come on a journey around the world and find out what engineers do, how they do it, and why!
Hands-on STE(A)M activities and university taster courses to encourage young people into STEM-based careers.