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WEEK

STEM Ambassadors in Scotland Week is a chance to hear from and work with STEM Ambassadors.  We will update this page with new resources and opportunities including topics like jobs/skills of the future, employability and Scottish research.  

31 January - 6 February 2022

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For Practitioners

Everything you need to know to prepare for STEM Ambassador in Scotland Week 2022 is included in the Practitioner Handbook - access it via the button.  This includes links to events, information about STEM Ambassadors involved and plenty of resources.

Careers Carnivals

Careers Carnival: Tech & Digital

Hear from STEM Ambassadors in technological and digital roles to learn more about the industries and the skills and experience needed. This session is ideal for pupils and students considering career options, teachers, careers advisors, parents, youth group leaders etc.

Careers Carnival: Forestry

Hear from STEM Ambassadors in forestry roles to learn more about the industries and the skills and experience needed. This session is ideal for pupils and students considering career options, teachers, careers advisors, parents, youth group leaders etc.

Careers Carnival: Construction

Hear from STEM Ambassadors in construction roles to learn more about the industries and the skills and experience needed. This session is ideal for pupils and students considering career options, teachers, careers advisors, parents, youth group leaders etc.

Careers Carnival: Renewable Energy

Hear from STEM Ambassadors in renewable energy roles to learn more about the industries and the skills and experience needed. This session is ideal for pupils and students considering career options, teachers, careers advisors, parents, youth group leaders etc.

Careers Carnival: Research

Hear from STEM Ambassadors in research roles to learn more about the industries and the skills and experience needed. This session is ideal for pupils and students considering career options, teachers, careers advisors, parents, youth group leaders etc.

Check out who will be attending our Careers Carnivals here.

HOW TO

OFFERS

Partner opportunities (Nursery to S6)

STEM Employers and Organisation from across Scotland have shared details of workshops and resources they can share with you and your classes/groups. Have a look through the opportunities below? Can you include any of these in your plans for next term?

STEM Ambassador offers (P1 to S6)

Looking for some inspiration from STEM Ambassadors? Need help planning a lesson? Have a browse through these STEM Ambassador offers

RESOURCES

Case studies blog

Some STEM Ambassadors will be sharing their stories of STEM activity during the week – this is a great chance for you or your Young STEM Leaders to learn more about what kind of activities STEM Ambassadors can be involved and how you can plan them. Publication of the blogs will be spread throughout the week.

Spotlight Profiles

We will be adding new profiles to our Spotlight resource during the week. Have a browse of our current Spotlights.

STEM Ambassador Passport

To make it even more fun and rewarding to engage with our STEM Ambassadors, we've created a new STEM Ambassador Passport. The passport has a grid of different objectives for pupils to achieve. Once they've completed them all, email us at stemambassadors@sserc.scot and we'll send you certificates for your pupils and give your school a special shout out on social media. 

COMPETITIONS
AND CHALLENGES

Forestry and Aquaculture Competitions in partnership with Lantra Scotland

  • A forestry themed competition to design your own treehouse - the treehouse needs to be made of timber, and you will need to think about where the treehouse could be built/placed.
     

  • A project-based competition for secondary school pupils to answer the question: What does aquaculture mean to Scotland?

 

For STEM Ambassadors

EVENTS

31 Jan, 16:00 – 17:30

Why we need to talk about maths

The highly-rated training is back! STEM Ambassadors play a vital role in developing maths and numeracy confidence which is why we need to talk about maths.

02 Feb, 09:00 – 10:30

Business Breakfast: STEM Ambassador in Scotland Week Special

STEM Employers in Scotland are invited to join the STEM Ambassadors in Scotland team based at SSERC for our business breakfast. A range of STEM Employers/Organisations will talk about their experiences and share their top tips for STEM engagement.

01 Feb, 16:30 – 18:00

STEM is for Everyone!

The what, why and how of being an inclusive Ambassador. Join the Improving Gender Balance and Equalities (IGBE) team to learn more about inclusivity and how to improve your STEM activities. This session is open to all STEM Ambassadors.

08 Feb, 13:00 – 13:45

This is Me I am a STEM Ambassador Workshop

This is a session on preparing a really easy two slide presentation to showcase you as a STEM Ambassador. A short session so that you can see exactly what we need, to give you ideas and to show how we are going to use this resource. Just come along and get some help. At the session we will take you through slide content, key components for a punchy two minute talk, how teachers can use this resource and how to place an ‘Offer’ on the STEM Ambassador platform.

VOLUNTEER

Remember to volunteer during the week.  A number of activities have been highlighted below.

Fairtrade - Climate Change Online Careers Event

Space Learning Support - Milnathort Primary

International Women and Girls in Science Day - St Anne's Primary Glasgow

Browse the database for more volunteering opportunities here.

 
 

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