How can we maximise the impact of tech interventions in schools?
Head of TechFuture Karine Barsam looks at the latest research on engaging young people in STEM, and how programme variety could be the key success.
TechFuture Girls club numbers up 70% in 3 years
Over 19,000 girls have explored tech education and careers through the Tech Partnership’s learning resource TechFuture Girls, a figure that has almost doubled in the last 3 years.
Can there be a different reality for girls in STEM?
Head of TechFuture Karine Barsam looks at the latest stats on girls' engagement with STEM and suggests how we can change the status quo.
Bringing the tech sector to life for 14-19 year olds
TechFuture Careers is a tech careers website that helps young people make the transition from schools to college, university or employment.
Through a range of multimedia tools from quizzes to interactive flowcharts, students and careers starters aged 14 and above are learning about the limitless career opportunities in tech and discovering their potential as designers, developers and technical engineers, and more.
Through TechFuture you can:
- Engage young people with industry by showcasing employer brands whose operations are dependent on tech
- Give young people a flavour of what it is like to work in a tech role within your company
- Enable young people to see their potential and find the roles which suit their aspirations
TechFutureCareers also provides free IT Industry Career packs as additional resources to assist teachers in inspiring and encouraging students to look at careers in the IT industry. These real world examples bring tech to life for young people, helping to inform their choices for education and careers.