As the end of the year draws closer, the East Midlands STEM Partnership Support Team would like to thank Partners for their continued support. The Partnership reached its second birthday this year, and to date has come a long way, so far we have…
- Held 5 Forum Events, attended by 446 partners
- Recruited 190 STEM Student Journalists
- Posted 91 blogs which have received 18 comments and 67 ratings
- Enriching the STEM Workforce of Tomorrow
The Forum Event at No 1 Nottingham Science Park in November was a great success, 122 delegates attended to listen to presentations from Sir Alan Jones, of Toyota and SEMTA, Kate Bellingham, National STEM Careers Co-ordinator and a host of East Midlands STEM employers, including, Siemens, NHS, 4energy and Easibind.
If you missed out, presentations and photos can be viewed here.
- STEM Student Journalist Awards 2009
The STEM Student Journalist Award announcement took place this week and the winners are:
- Best under 16 years Reporter – Liam Mullen, Trinity School, Nottingham
- Best over 16 years Reporter – Kayleigh Lawrence, University of Lincoln
- Best Educational Institute – English Martyrs School, Leicester
All students who submitted a report has been sent a certificate, and all reports are live on the STEM Student Journalist student section of the website. Congratulations to all!
2010 dates for your diary…
- STEM Student Journalist Workshop, Thursday 11th February 2010
Venue: Derby College
Time: 9.15am - 1.00pm
The fifth STEM Student Journalist Workshop will be led by BBC Business Correspondent Rob Pittam, and BBC Camera Women Sarah Sheppard at Derby College. Students will experience hands-on activities to equip them with the necessary skills to become an East Midlands STEM Student Journalist. Visit http://stembbcmediaworkshop.eventbrite.com/ for further information or to book your place.
- East Midlands STEM Forum Event, Wednesday 3rd March
Venue: 3M, Loughborough
Time: 9.30am – 2.00pm
The sixth East Midlands STEM Partnership Forum Event is hosted by 3M Health Care Limited and will focus on mathematics. Due to the location of the event, numbers are strictly limited to 75 so places will be booked on a first come, first serve basis. Visit http://stemforummarch2010.eventbrite.com/ for more information or to book your place.
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
East Midlands STEM Support Team