Inspiring Young People in STEM: Feedback Tools for STEM Ambassadors

Online Course

Future Learn
Inspiring Young People in STEM: Feedback Tools for STEM Ambassadors

What is the course about?

Inspiring Young People in STEM: Feedback Tools for STEM Ambassadors
The course Inspiring Young People in STEM: Feedback Tools for STEM Ambassadors is an online class provided by National STEM Learning Centre through Future Learn. It may be possible to receive a verified certification or use the course to prepare for a degree.
Learn how to obtain and use feedback to help you improve your volunteering and STEM activities with young people.
Course description
  • Understand how to use feedback to improve your STEM activities
  • 2 weeks
  • Responding to feedback is a crucial part of volunteering with young people, it can quickly help you understand how effective you are and show you what you need to change to improve.
  • On this course you will learn how to use different tools to get immediate feedback during STEM activities. You will also reflect on and explore further ways to improve your ability to work with educators and inspire young people about STEM subjects. Through reflecting on feedback you’ll consider links with your personal and professional development.
  • The need for gathering feedback, including relating to organisational objectives and corporate social responsibility.
  • Strategies and tools for immediate feedback during STEM activities with young people.
  • Strategies and tools for gathering feedback from others to inform self-reflection.
  • Using feedback to reflect on your own practice and modify if necessary for subsequent activities.
  • How feedback and reflection contribute to programme evaluation.
  • Collect immediate feedback about practical STEM Activities using different tools with groups of young people.
  • Reflect on feedback to improve presentation skills with young people and the effectiveness of a STEM Activity.
  • Contribute towards employer and programme evaluation of STEM volunteering activities.
  • Identify further opportunities for professional development and skills development relating to volunteering and inspiring young people in STEM subjects.
  • This course has been created for anyone volunteering with young people in STEM. This includes STEM Ambassadors in the UK, youth volunteering group organisers, field trip educators, scout groups (and similar), outdoor pursuit centres, outreach from NGOs. You will need knowledge of STEM subjects or experience of working in a STEM environment.
  • To get the most out of this course, learners should complete the associated three courses in this program beforehand:
  • National STEM Learning Centre
  • The National STEM Learning Centre provides world-class professional development activities and resources to support the teaching of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subjects.
  • STEM Ambassadors
  • STEM Ambassadors are volunteers from all STEM disciplines and backgrounds including engineers, designers, architects, scientists and technicians.

Prerequisites & Facts

Inspiring Young People in STEM: Feedback Tools for STEM Ambassadors

Course Topic

Primary Education Teaching, STEM Teaching, Secondary Education Teaching, Teaching, Teaching Computing, Teaching Maths, Teaching Science

University, College, Institution

National STEM Learning Centre

Course Skill Level

Course Language

English

Place of class

Online, self-paced (see curriculum for more information)

Degree

Certificate

Degree & Cost

Inspiring Young People in STEM: Feedback Tools for STEM Ambassadors

To obtain a verified certificate from Future Learn / National STEM Learning Centre you have to finish this course or the latest version of it, if there is a new edition. The class may be free of charge, but there could be some cost to receive a verified certificate or to access the learning materials. The specifics of the course may have been changed, please consult the provider to get the latest quotes and news.
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Topic: Primary Education Teaching, STEM Teaching, Secondary Education Teaching, Teaching, Teaching Computing, Teaching Maths, Teaching Science
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