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.
Job vacancy: Communications and Marketing Director
A job opportunity has become available at the Tech Partnership for the role of Communications and Marketing Director. Closing date for applications is Tuesday 23 May.
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.
Visits from tech and digital professionals
As a teacher/club coordinator, you can request the assistance of an experienced TechFuture Ambassador.
TechFuture Ambassadors are tech and digital professionals from across the sector who volunteer their time in schools to inspire young people about the exciting career opportunities in tech, and to help them learn valuable digital skills and knowledge.
Find a TechFuture Ambassadors through one of our three partner organisations below.
Schools and colleges can connect to business leaders from the Founders4Schools network by logging onto www.founders4schools.org.uk/teachers and getting instant access to local employers
Primary, secondary schools and colleges can connect to Inspiring the Future employers who will offer a careers session for you, and you can connect up electronically at www.inspiringthefuture.org/schools-and-colleges/
If you are a secondary school teacher and would like help from a STEM Ambassador to inspire your students, talk to your local STEM Ambassador contract holder or go to www.stemnet.org.uk/ambassadors/ (click on request a STEM ambassador)