All About STEM partner with ScottishPower to promote careers in STEM

All About STEM and ScottishPower have joined forces as corporate partners.

Utilising the valuable skill sets from each company and their shared values, they plan to engage learners of all ages in the science, technology, engineering and maths of energy!

All About STEM is known for connecting businesses and organisations with schools to promote science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).

ScottishPower is the first company to produce power through 100% renewable sources and they are always keen to engage the community and schools to who they are and what they do.

Previously, ScottishPower partnered directly with All About STEM to develop renewable power workshops. Aimed at Year 5 and 6, learners looked at processes and energy sources and were inspired by building and making renewable power themselves using All About STEM’s specially designed kits.

Both companies have collaborated on numerous educational events over the years ranging from careers fairs and bespoke science and engineering workshops to arena spectaculars inspiring thousands of children in STEM and they plan to celebrate their alliance in 2021 with a whole series of activities for schools.

This promises to be a powerful partnership that will create sparks of inspiration for younger learners and light the way for older students to exciting energy careers.

Mairi Elder, social projects and sector education manager, ScottishPower said: “We are delighted to continue our partnership with All About STEM in the North West.

“Addressing our industry STEM skills shortage is a high priority for us and we hope by encouraging the next generation to engage with STEM in a fun and interactive way we will spark their interest and help us to build the future talent pipeline we need as we move towards Net Zero, creating a better future, quicker for us all.”

Michelle Dow, managing director, All About STEM, said: “It is a pleasure to partner with ScottishPower, they have supported our work for many years and are a company dedicated to promoting STEM in schools.

“We know that we are all responsible for our planet including the next generation, so we are overjoyed to work together and play our part by providing fun, interactive energy education for learners to encourage a better, sustainable future.”

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