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The next step for your volunteering

At the start of the course, we introduced the impact that you could make as a volunteer in STEM. We hope that you will continue your development with us.

You’ve learned how resources act as a starting point for practical activities with young people, and in the next course in this program you’ll look in detail at how to plan, deliver and review your volunteering activity.

In Week 2, you were introduced to some of the inclusivity and diversity issues you should be aware of as a volunteer. Remember, the most effective way of supporting diverse audiences of young people is to be aware of their context by discussing the backgrounds of young people with a teacher or group leader. Communicating with educators is covered in the next course.

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We look forward to you joining us on Inspiring Young People in STEM: Planning activities and continue your development as a STEM Ambassador or other volunteer in STEM.

Becoming a STEM Ambassador

If you are based in the UK and are interested in volunteering with young people in science, technology, engineering and maths, find out more about becoming a STEM Ambassador.

You can also join the STEM Ambassador Community Group on the STEM Learning website, to discuss your activity ideas with other STEM Ambassadors.

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Inspiring Young People in STEM: Resources for Activities and Promoting Diversity

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