Inspiring Young People in STEM: Resources for Activities and Promoting Diversity

Online Course

Future Learn
Inspiring Young People in STEM: Resources for Activities and Promoting Diversity

What is the course about?

Inspiring Young People in STEM: Resources for Activities and Promoting Diversity
The course Inspiring Young People in STEM: Resources for Activities and Promoting Diversity 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.
Start your volunteering with children and young people as a STEM Ambassador: discover resources, inspire, and promote diversity.
Course description
  • Learn how to ensure all young people get a chance to explore STEM subjects
  • 2 weeks
  • If you work in STEM industries, you will know that making science, technology, engineering and maths relevant to all young people is vital. As a STEM Ambassador, you can inspire diverse audiences with practical activities and resources, tailored to their interests.
  • This course is the start of your volunteering development, empowering you to make a real difference. You will learn how to find and adapt resources for STEM activities. You will explore current research on diversity and learning how to engage every young person in practical STEM activities by understanding different contexts.
  • Explore current research on diversity and the implications for STEM communication and apply this to their own interactions with young people.
  • Identify the range of resources available that support practical activities that inspire young people in STEM subjects.
  • Evaluate and adapt resources for a specific audience and specific activity with young people, reflecting the diversity and the context for the activity.
  • 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.
  • 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: Resources for Activities and Promoting Diversity

Course Topic

Inclusive Teaching, 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: Resources for Activities and Promoting Diversity

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