Do students want to work in the music business? Or design games? Can they imagine what the future of food or the future of transport might look like? Do they want to meet their tech heroes?
TeenTech Live brings the exciting world of science and technology to your school or home. Hosted by well-known science and technology reporters, our interactive sessions are fun, engaging and provide real context to learning, helping young people understand more about careers and the way exciting emerging technology is shaping all aspects of our lives.
TeenTech Live helps you to meet Gatsby Benchmarks and has been highly praised by teachers, parents and students. Our virtual sessions last an hour and students then have the option to work on short challenges or projects and participate in a follow-up feedback session with industry experts. We have sessions suitable for all ages, interests and abilities.
Schools are welcome to enroll as many students as they wish for these programmes. Further information can be provided for bespoke programmes by TeenTech project managers.
Flexible. Students join for a 1-hour session and then have the option to complete a short project and participate in a follow-on feedback session.
There are a series of topics and students can (and do!) join us for as many as they wish.
Teachers can use the sessions within class or ask students to use it as part of work they may be doing at home.
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:
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.
Leadership - supporting, encouraging and motivating others to achieve a shared goal.
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.
Meet fascinating engineering professionals in person and online and design the future.
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