Inspiring Young People in STEM: Planning and Organising Practical Activities

Online Course

Future Learn
Inspiring Young People in STEM: Planning and Organising Practical Activities

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Inspiring Young People in STEM: Planning and Organising Practical Activities
The course Inspiring Young People in STEM: Planning and Organising Practical Activities 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 design effective activities as a STEM Ambassador or volunteer in science, tech, engineering or maths.
Course description
  • Discover how to plan inspiring and engaging STEM activities
  • 2 weeks
  • Bringing to life science, technology, engineering and maths with practical activities is one of the best ways to engage young people in STEM subjects. As a volunteer you have a wealth of knowledge and experience to draw upon, but how do you best inspire young people?
  • On this course you will learn how to plan, organise and design practical STEM activities effectively. You’ll learn how to select STEM activities to suit different contexts, such as running an activity with a teacher in a school, or being a guest speaker to a Guides or Scout group in a village hall.
  • Develop an engaging and inspiring STEM-related activity for young people.
  • Demonstrate an appreciation of the STEM curriculum by communicating, negotiating and agreeing an activity with educators and group leaders.
  • Design a practical activity to be delivered within a school or non-school organisation, with an awareness of the audience, ability and age group.
  • Produce an activity plan to use when delivering a practical activity in a school or non-school organisation.
  • 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 introductory course 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: Planning and Organising Practical Activities

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: Planning and Organising Practical Activities

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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School: National STEM Learning Centre
Topic: Primary Education Teaching, STEM Teaching, Secondary Education Teaching, Teaching, Teaching Computing, Teaching Maths, Teaching Science
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