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A STEM teacher refers to teachers who specialise and teach in the fields of science, tech, engineering and maths.

A STEM teacher will need to have specialised qualification in one (or more) of the STEM specialisms. Usually, to teach STEM you will need to have completed a bachelor’s degree in order to be able to secure a teaching role.

With a large number of STEM teaching courses available online, here at FutureLearn we make it easy to find the perfect course for you. Our Unlimited subscription allows you to take as many courses as you like to really give your CV a boost. Access our courses from anywhere, whenever!

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STEM Courses for teachers

Knowledge of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) is vital in a world increasingly reliant on digital technology. Teachers able to inspire a passion for STEM subjects can help students discover a new world of possibilities, and be better prepared for the job market. But how can you ensure you’re helping students learn and love STEM subjects?

Get these answers with our wide range of online STEM teaching courses from leading universities, organisations and experts including the Raspberry Pi Foundation. Get to grips with teaching programming or explore ways to teach practical science and more.

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