Educational event

Royal visit focuses attention on attracting young people into STEM

The major skills shortage facing manufacturing and technology businesses would be relieved by attracting more women into STEM sectors, according to the female head of Birmingham’s Millennium Point – which majors on access to STEM education in the Midlands. Millennium Point hosted HRH Prince Harry and his fiancée Meghan Markle …

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Aquafresh to launch Inventors’ Academy competition for all UK primary schools on 26th March

On the 26th of March, Aquafresh will be launching its Inventors Academy competition, giving schools the opportunity to win £1,000 worth of equipment and a whole class sleepover at the Science Museum. Open to every primary school within the UK, the competition encourages teachers to focus on the importance of …

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Primary school children to celebrate Shakespeare’s timeless stories

This March, from 12th-18th, more than two million primary school children across the UK will be celebrating Shakespeare’s timeless stories and poetry as part of Shakespeare Week.  The free scheme for primary school children and their families is run by the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, the independent charity that promotes the …

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‘Around the world in 10 days’ with world record breaking cyclist Mark Beaumont for Sustrans Big Pedal 2018 school challenge

World record breaking cyclist Mark Beaumont is calling on schools to take up the challenge of ‘Around the world in 10 days’ as part of Sustrans Big Pedal 2018 – a UK-wide event to get more young people cycling and scooting to school. The Big Pedal 2018, which runs from …

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East Anglian coding competition set to reduce skills gap and drive social mobility

FXP Festival, a STEM initiative based on a computer and mobile game design and development competition, is now open to entries from secondary schools and colleges across East Anglia. The initiative, which is linked to the computer science curriculum, uses computer games to increase interest and uptake of STEM subjects, …

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