- Duration2 weeks
- Weekly study3 hours
- Extra BenefitsFrom $44
Inspiring Young People in STEM: Communication Skills for STEM Ambassadors
Improve your communication skills and confidence volunteering with young people
Engaging young people through practical STEM activities is a proven way to get young people excited about STEM subjects, a passion that may lead to further learning and greater awareness about STEM careers.
On this course you will learn how to improve your communication with young people as a volunteer. You will build your confidence in presenting and collaborating so that you’re able to carry out activities that help young people develop an enjoyment of STEM subjects.
When would you like to start?
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What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...
- Demonstrate effective verbal and non-verbal communication with young people.
- Demonstrate appropriate use of presentation, collaboration and discussion techniques to inspire young people to continue with STEM subjects or STEM careers.
- Develop their confidence, skills and ability to do practical activities with young people.
Who is the course for?
This course has been created for anyone volunteering with young people in STEM. This includes STEM Ambassadors in the UK, youth volunteering group organisers, field trip educators, scout groups (and similar), outdoor pursuit centres, outreach from NGOs. You will need knowledge of STEM subjects or experience of working in a STEM environment.
To get the most out of this course, learners should complete the two courses prior to this one in the program:
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