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Finding opportunities with your students

In this video, Sue and Naina discuss how understanding their students’ interests, and what motivates them, informs the way they teach their subject. Naina explains a homework task she set …

Building upon what you already do

We have categorised career linked curriculum learning into four areas. For each area, we have selected one question for you to consider. 1. School or college wider strategy Is there …

Teacher perspective: supporting your students

As teachers of STEM subjects, Folie, Hayley, Ian and Naina share their rationale for linking curriculum learning to careers. When entering into the teaching profession, most teachers want to share …

Understanding careers education

In this step we briefly look at the wider context, thinking about the reasons for linking curriculum learning and STEM careers together. In the video, Professor Sir John Holman outlines …

Your professional development on this course

As experienced teachers ourselves, we have designed this course with teachers of STEM subjects in mind, to enable you to make real changes in your classroom. Those with responsibility for …

Why should teachers care about career learning?

For many young people, as their teacher, you may be the most influential person they encounter. You provide the inspirational drive and influence to engage young people with STEM subjects …

Reflecting on your professional development

Well done for reaching the final part of the course, where you’ll review your learning and record your professional development. This step focuses on your reflection grids and revisits your …

Summary: linking curriculum learning to STEM careers

Congratulations on completing the Linking curriculum learning to STEM careers online course. This course was created to support the teaching of a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) curriculum that …

Small changes: contextualising the curriculum

Use examples from both the inspirational and the everyday to help students understand how STEM subjects are used outside of the classroom. Keeping it local Local stories and personal connections …

Final advice and next steps

Congratulations on completing the Linking curriculum learning to STEM careers online course. This course was created to support the teaching of a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) curriculum that …

Reflecting on your professional development

During this course you have undertaken a number of tasks, contributed to discussions and reflected each week on your learning. It’s now time to pull this together to review your …