Recognising the professional development
needs of STEM club leaders.
This free, twilight course is intended for anyone who is currently running or is considering running any kind of extra-curricular STEM club. This course will enable you to:
- reflect on how you want your STEM club to develop
- draw on the experiences of others whilst planning STEM club activities
- build robust strategies for dealing with any challenges your STEM club may face
The advice, support and insight you will have acces to on this course is drawn from the collected experiences of the members of the STEM Clubs Network. Your trainer, Anne Stewart from Hampton College, will guide you through this whilst addressing your own individual needs.
The registration questions will help your trainer address your individual needs as a STEM club leader, so please take the time to carefully consider what you would like to achieve by coming on this course.
Teachers who attend a STEM Club network CPD event will receive a free resource goodie bag containing SEP Mindset (http://www.mindsetsonline.co.uk) smart materials worth over £50. A term's worth of activities to inspire your students and help you continue your club's development after the course has ended.
- Free smart materials resources from Mindset -
Teachers from State Secondary Schools who attend a STEM Club network CPD event will receive a free resource goodie bag containing three different smart material packs from SEP Mindset worth over £50. A term's worth of activities to inspire your students and help you continue your club's development after the course has ended.
About the trainer: Anne Stewart is a biology teacher at Hampton College. She has been a teacher for 11 years and has run clubs for 7 years. Before coming to Cambridgeshire she was based in Renfrew in Scotland where she help to get an ailing science department off the bottom of the league. She also ran teacher CPD for Renfrewshire council on interdisciplinary working.
Anne inspires her student to progress to careers in science through practical activities, open ended questioning, and by relating classroom learning to the outside world. As a club leader she has experience of working with research establishments to enhance students experience of science and accrediting students work through CREST. Her favoutire project was an exploration of DNA technology with world-leading reseach establishment the Babraham Institute.
Anne will be returning to Scotland this summer so make the most of the opportunity to work with this inspiring teacher before she goes.
The STEM Clubs Network would like to thank the following organisations, who have worked in collaboratioin to make this course possible:
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STEM clubs allow children to explore the STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and maths) in a stimulating learning environment, free from the constraints of the curriculum.
The STEM Clubs Network is an affiliation network for schools interested in supporting STEM club activities and STEM club leader professional development. It is completely free to join and affiliation will grant you full access to www.stemclubs.net.//