Inspiring Young People In STEM: Resources and Diversity
Inspire a love of science, technology, engineering and ‘Maths in young people
Increasing diversity in science, technology, engineering and mathematics is vital, it’s the only way STEM industries can ensure they are addressing the full range of the world’s problems. So how do we improve diversity? One answer: working with young people.
- You will learn how to plan and carry out effective STEM activities, exploring: diversity, communicating with young people and using feedback to improve your activity and performance.
- Ultimately, this course aims to equip you with the skills and confidence to inspire young people in STEM subjects and careers.
What topics will you cover?
This course will introduce you to:
- what you can do as a volunteer in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) working with young people in schools and non-school settings.
- draw upon special collections of resources to support practical activities in STEM with young people.
- work with young people inclusively, with an introduction to special educational needs settings, gender bias, minority and disadvantaged groups.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you’ll be able to…
- work with young people, you will learn how to find and adapt resources for STEM activities.
- explore current research on diversity and learning how to engage every young person in practical STEM activities by understanding different audiences and contexts.
- Lectures 0
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 50 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 0
- Assessments Yes