Course provided by Future Learn

Study type: Online

Starts: Anytime

Price: Free

Overview

Learn how to ensure all young people get a chance to explore STEM subjects

Anyone working within STEM subjects will know that making science, technology, engineering and maths relevant to all young people is vital. As a STEM Ambassador, you can inspire diverse young audiences with practical STEM activities and resources, tailored to their interests.

On this course, you’ll discover how to start your STEM volunteer work, be empowered to make a real difference and help more youngsters know what STEM stands for.

You’ll also learn how to find and adapt resources for STEM activities, and explore current research on diversity within STEM subjects.

When would you like to start?

Start straight away and learn at your own pace. If the course hasn’t started yet you’ll see the future date listed below.

  • Available now

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.

Who developed the course?

National STEM Learning Centre

The National STEM Learning Centre provides world-class professional development activities and resources to support the teaching of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subjects.

STEM Ambassadors

STEM Ambassadors are volunteers from all STEM disciplines and backgrounds including engineers, designers, architects, scientists and technicians.