- Duration2 weeks
- Weekly study3 hours
- Extra BenefitsFrom $44
Inspiring Young People in STEM: Feedback Tools for STEM Ambassadors
Understand how to use feedback to improve your STEM activities
Responding to feedback is a crucial part of volunteering with young people, it can quickly help you understand how effective you are and show you what you need to change to improve.
On this course you will learn how to use different tools to get immediate feedback during STEM activities. You will also reflect on and explore further ways to improve your ability to work with educators and inspire young people about STEM subjects. Through reflecting on feedback you’ll consider links with your personal and professional development.
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...
- Collect immediate feedback about practical STEM Activities using different tools with groups of young people.
- Reflect on feedback to improve presentation skills with young people and the effectiveness of a STEM Activity.
- Contribute towards employer and programme evaluation of STEM volunteering activities.
- Identify further opportunities for professional development and skills development relating to volunteering and inspiring young people in STEM subjects.
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 associated three courses in this program beforehand:
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