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

Physiology lecturer Tom Warrender discusses how to engage pupils in science subjects and looks at the many career options available in healthcare science that don’t necessarily require top grades