Nobel prize-winner congratulates pupil for impressive design

11 November 2015

From STEM clubs and community science lectures to a family festival of science and a visit to the Paris opening ceremony of the International Year of Light, one Dorset school is full of ideas about how to engage its students in the study of science, technology, engineering and maths.

At a glance headlines: 12/11/2015

11 November 2015

A mentoring project for deaf students, support for young people thinking of running away from home, and using film to teach literacy are among the SecEd 'at a glance' headlines for Thursday, November 12

What is the key to the careers conundrum?

4 November 2015

Just how can schools deliver an effective careers education programme, offering real-life experiences for students and developing key employability skills? A debate earlier this term sought to answer this question. SecEd editor Pete Henshaw looks at some of the suggestions

Schools invited to apply to £5m careers education fund

4 November 2015

Organisations with a “strong track record” in helping young people who have “previously lacked good quality careers and enterprise support” are being invited to bid for funding from a new £5 million pot.

Guide helps to tackle school gender imbalances

4 November 2015

Schools should appoint “gender champions” to tackle gender stereotyping and break-down the barriers that deter girls from choosing STEM subjects and boys from selecting modern foreign languages.

At a glance headlines: October 15, 2015

14 October 2015

The latest round of computing teacher training scholarships, an EAL resource and an essay prize are among the SecEd at a glance headlines for October 15, 2015

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