Virtual work experience helping break down barriers to STEM careers

A virtual work experience programme launched by Siemens during the pandemic is breaking down barriers to STEM careers. The free programme, which combines live webinars, videos, and activities, has seen 1,164 young people log-in and learn about how engineering and technology builds a more sustainable future.  While moving to online delivery from

Free short courses aimed to help working adults’ upskill in STEM sectors

Thousands of working adults will soon benefit from free courses that will help them to rapidly upskill or retrain, as part of the government’s drive to plug skills gaps and boost access to more high-quality training alternatives. Sixty-five short and modular courses will start to roll out from later this month at

Record numbers of students take up university places

More than 210,000 18-year-old students in England have had their university places confirmed, with 192,000 at their first choice and increases in top grades for students from all backgrounds. A record rate of students from disadvantaged backgrounds will be starting university courses, up 11% proportionately on last year. Nineteen per cent of

Collaboration is key

Throughout the pandemic All About STEM has stood out to schools across the North West as its support has been non-stop – in fact, its offered more not less! The team has created free daily resource collections for teachers and learners during lockdown and beyond and have always been the go-to-team