Design and technology is the study of how to think, develop and make a better world, and should be valued and nurtured in a post-Brexit UK

In order to give young people a world-leading STEM education, teachers should have access to high impact professional development and quality-assured resources

How do we make sure students are engaged with STEM subjects and make more informed choices about their future careers?

With the CREST Awards turning 30 this year, the British Science Association reflect back on how the programme has thrived during shifts in education policy and curriculum changes.

Andrew Mabbett, researcher at BESA, examines how to get the young generation excitied about STEM subjects in post Brexit Britain.

More than 120 teenagers from schools across the UK presented projects designed to make life ‘easier, simpler or better’ to a host of celebrities and judges at the TeenTech Awards. Education Business looks at this year’s stand out entries.

Getting to the root of STEM education

Maggie Philbin explores STEM opportunities in schools and the career possibilities we should be making pupils aware of.

Opening up a world of scientific possibilities

Science often and unfortunately has a negative label that it is too difficult to do, a bit nerdy, and boring in the classroom. The British Science Association talks about changing the perception.

Adding inspiration to the mathematics equation

Ems Lord, director of NRICH, tackles some of the key misconceptions regarding mathematics, and highlights the prominent role it should hold in the teaching of STEM subjects.

Celebrating science in your school

Taking place on 11-20 March, British Science Week will once again challenge schools to engage in science, promoting innovation and inspiration for a generation of pupils in the UK. The British Science Association’s Elspeth Houlding provides an insight to the week.

Maintaining pupil interest in STEM subjects

Maintaining pupil interest in STEM subjects, especially among girls, is of vital importance to industries like oil and gas. OPITO, the skills organisation for the oil and gas industries, believes that common misconceptions and a lack of awareness about careers in the sector are holding back the next generation of STEM talent.

Engineering the best possible career for pupils

Engineering is one of the most important and rewarding careers anyone can have. Recognising the need to attract a greater talent pool into engineering, Jenny Karlsson of Engineering UK analyses why studying STEM is important.

Earlier this year, the Science Education Programme published a report entitled Working with Big Ideas of Science Education which looked at growing concerns with the science curriculum. Education Business analyses the report

There is a current inititaive to encourage young people, especially female pupils, to pursue a career in science, technology, engineering or maths. Physiology lecturer Tom Warrender discusses why pupils should consider taking their STEM studies further

Adrian Fenton, of The British Science Association, discusses the importance and the best methods of engaging and encouraging students in science studies and STEM subjects

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