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Tech We Can Champions

Tech We Can Champions are volunteers who visit schools virtually or in person to inspire future generations about a career in tech.

Tech We Can Champions

Tech We Can Champions are volunteers who visit schools virtually or in person to inspire future generations about a career in tech. They can offer a range of experiences from workshops to assemblies, supported by Tech She Can educational resources.

Learning outcomes

  • 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

Topics

  • Animals including humans
  • Living things and their habitats
  • Materials
  • Electricity
  • Earth and space
  • 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

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.

Good for a career in...

  • Computing
  • Construction
  • Design
  • Electronics
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Entertainment
  • Food
  • Medicine
  • Music
  • Space
  • Sport
  • Transport
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STEM Ambassadors

STEM Ambassadors from a wide range of STEM-related jobs to help bring subjects to life.

  • Ages 5 to 11
  • In-school
  • Full day
  • Free
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TeenTech City of Tomorrow

TeenTech City of Tomorrow challenges young people to design the 'safer, smarter, kinder' city of the future.

  • Ages 9 to 11
  • In-school
  • Multi-session
  • Free
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A rough guide to engineering

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!

  • Ages 9 to 11
  • In-school
  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Cost applies

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