STEM, STEAM and Most Aspects of Science Teaching Inset
About this course
Integrating Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maths into the school curriculum can make a significant difference to outcomes for learners.
This course will take you through how to maximize opportunities throughout the academic year and promote essential employability skills such as problem solving, resilience, teamwork, creativity, determination and effective communication through engaging, practical and challenging activities. Creating context for learners ensures stronger foundations and secures better progress. This course will outline how to achieve global goals such as sustainability and economic wellbeing through a successful STEAM programme. We will also help you create a library of multimedia resources to share and engage with the wider community.
- You will develop your STEM/STEAM capability with sustainable, practical strategies
- You will be able to fully integrate STEM/STEAM subjects into your curriculum
- You will be equipped to provide a global context to a stimulating and challenging STEM/STEAM programme
- You will be ready to create a strategic overview for Senior Leadership and faculty/subject leaders
Full Course Content
Session 1: How can STEM/STEAM drive progress and standards in your school?
Creating the ‘light bulb moments’ through STEM/STEAM
Cross-curricular elements of STEM and specific links to art cross the school
Raising teaching and learning performance through STEAM
Working across phases and age groups – getting the challenge right
Session 2: Essential employability skills
How to create rich learning experiences inside and outside the classroom
Linking challenges to real world contexts
Understanding and empathising with cultures around the world
Creating engineers, designers and scientists of the future
Session 3: Strategic implementation of a STEAM policy
Creating an exciting buzz across departments
Improving collaboration within and across subjects and phases
Maximising the productivity of your teams
Realistic goal setting and ‘mission critical’ milestones