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National Careers Week 2021 Virtual Careers Fair 1-6 March 2021

The Virtual Careers Fair will go live on day 1 of Careers Week. There is no registration required, and no data is collected from students. All you need to do is share the website address with students:

https://ncw2021.co.uk/welcome/start/

The Parents’ Guide provides parents with the information they need to help their teenage children make the right choices to create successful futures after GCSE and sixth form. Our online guides are designed to inform, involve and guide parental support. They include the most up to date information on topics such as apprenticeships, universities and revision techniques.

  

FREE Facilitated Chemistry Workshops (Funded by the RSC)

From early March through to the end of the summer term, See Science will be offering a variety of FREE workshops to schools across Wales. We will be flexible in how we deliver these workshops, depending on COVID restrictions - delivering face to face in schools or virtually via live links on platforms to suit the schools.

Chemistry at Work Workshop (Yr 9)

Over the past few years, we have been running Chemistry at Work days at Swansea University for Year 9 pupils but this year we are going virtual and creating videos. One benefit of this is that we can involve Chemists form other universities, as well as from a wide range of workplaces. However, even better, we can offer the workshop to schools across Wales!

The focus will be on where Chemistry can take you in the future, with insights into studying Chemistry related subjects at University and the breadth of careers they can lead to.

This will be a 2 hour workshop and we can be flexible in the delivery – either in one session or over two sessions on different days.

Chemistry in a Pandemic Workshop (Yrs 5 to 9)

This will be a brand new workshop looking at Chemistry and the role of Chemists in fighting a global pandemic.

For more information or to register your interest, contact Llinos at llinos.misra@see-science.co.uk


STEM Ambassadors; Illuminating Careers – 1 - 5 March


From 1 - 5 March, as part of National Careers Week, the STEM Ambassador Programme is running an online virtual careers fair in partnership with Aecom. We will be joined by over 25 national employers from a number of sectors from engineering to pharmaceuticals, and finance to research.

This is a fantastic opportunity for students to be inspired and meet STEM Ambassadors from a wide variety of STEM organisations, with an exciting opportunity to chat live and ask their questions. 

Register your interest here.

British Science Week. 5 - 14 March


British Science Week is a ten-day celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths that will take place between 5-14 March 2021!

Getting involved in British Science Week is really easy, and you can take part in lots of different ways.

This year's theme is Innovating for the Future and there are downloadable activity packs from the British Science Association for all ages, as well as a poster competition.

Details here.


NFU Education are offering a fantastic full-week programme (March 5 - 12) of award-winning Science activities and enriching content to inspire your primary pupils.

Details of what they are offering here.

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See Science is committed to supporting STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) delivery across the whole of Wales to all schools, FE colleges HE Institutions and community groups.

We offer a range of products and services that support the teaching and learning of STEM subjects in Wales within a real world context.

Workshops and Projects

See Science offer a variety of bilingual STEM workshops and CPD for schools and businesses which can be tailored to suit your individual needs – read more here.

Find out about the current projects See Science has initiated or is involved with here – and our previous projects here.

STEM Ambassador Hub Wales

STEM Hub logoSee Science coordinate the STEM Ambassador Hub in Wales to help inspire young people about STEM.

We keep schools in Wales informed about high-quality activities that they can access to enrich and enhance the STEM curriculum and enable them to use a range of STEM Ambassadors, so that teachers can incorporate into their teaching exemplary links to the world of work.

Participating in the STEM Ambassador programme is easier than ever via the STEM Ambassador website, designed to put you in control of your STEM Ambassador experience.

How do I use the website to engage with STEM Ambassadors?

You can register and request a STEM Ambassador through the website whenever you want and wherever you are.

STEM Ambassadors are volunteers from a wide range of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) related jobs and disciplines across the UK. They offer their time and enthusiasm to help bring STEM subjects to life and demonstrate the value of them in life and careers.

Registering and requesting a STEM Ambassador via the website is quick and easy. You can access the website on your smartphone, tablet or PC whenever it's convenient.

CREST Awards

CREST logoCREST is Britain’s largest national award scheme for project work in the STEM subjects - Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. CREST brings science to life by offering young people aged 11-19 opportunities to explore real world projects in an exciting and innovative way.

See Science is the Regional CREST Support Organisation (RCSO) Wales. We provide expert guidance throughout the CREST Awards scheme. 

Read more about See Science and CREST here.

Resources, activities and providers

Follow these links for comprehensive lists of up-to-date resources, activities and external providers offering STEM-related activities or services.

Feedback


"The project has definitely strengthened transition links, made us consider teaching skills in different ways and equipped pupils with a stronger drive to pursue a career in science in the future. Many thanks all!! Please feel free to pilot any schemes on our family of schools in the future."

Read more feedback and testimonials about See Science's services and projects here.

Find a variety of online STEM resources for all ages here.