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Encouraging Students from Disadvantaged Backgrounds to Study STEM Subjects

Schools are currently facing recruitment and retainment issues for STEM leaders, hindering the access disadvantaged students have to the subjects. In this video, Jodie McGeehan, the Principal Teacher of STEM at ST Andrew’s RC Secondary, highlights how a whole school and community support of STEM subjects has helped less advantaged students access and pursue STEM.

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A Cross-Curricular Approach to the Delivery of STEM in Schools

Building opportunities for primary pupils to do STEM activities enriches the curriculum and develops children's skills. Mathew Howells, STEM Coordinator at Ysgol Y Graig Community Primary School discusses how a cross curricular approach to STEM has helped embed the subjects and engage students across the school in STEM activities.

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Investing in Women to Reduce the National STEM Skills Shortage

Women make up only 24% of the STEM workforce, demonstrating a clear gender gap in STEM fields. In this video, Amanda Solloway MP, Former Minister for Science, Research and Innovation in the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, discusses the importance of encouraging young women to become involved in STEM within educational settings and the workplace.

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Dr. Emma Waltham, Maternity Returns Specialist

We're delighted to welcome Dr Emma Waltham as a Content Contributor for MyGovCentral. Dr Waltham specialises in supporting STEM organisations to successfully re-engage their maternity returners and will be sharing insights from her work with us on MyGovCentral.

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Women in STEM: Supporting and Retaining Female STEM Students

Men are significantly overrepresented in subjects such as physics and maths. Dr Helen Coulshed is Chair of the Faculty of Natural & Mathematical Sciences Equality and Diversity Committee at King’s College London. They share the efforts of their institution to recruit and retain women studying STEM.

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