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STEM Partnership Forum Event 18.11.09 - one week to go!

by NatalieM 10. November 2009 14:45

East Midlands STEM Partnership Forum Event - Enriching the STEM Workforce of Tomorrow - is just over one week away.

We’ve had an overwhelming response to the event, and delegates will hear from keynote speakers: Sir Alan Jones of Toyota and Semta and Kate Bellingham the National STEM Careers Co-ordinator from DCSF.  

We’ll also hear from East Midlands employers who will be sharing their views and experiences on engaging with education and their skills needs.  Employers include: Siemens, 4energy, NHS and Easibind.

There are a few remaining places if you would like to attend.  To book your free place visit: http://stempartnershipforumevent.eventbrite.com/

Date: Wednesday 18th November 2009

Time: 9.30am-2.00pm

Venue: No. 1 Nottingham Science Park, Jesse Boot Avenue, University Boulevard, Nottingham NG7 2RU  

Look forward to seeing you on the 18th.

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Kate Bellingham to speak at STEM Partnership conference – 18th November 2009

by NatalieM 7. September 2009 13:44

The STEM Support Team are delighted to announce that Kate Bellingham will be speaking at the next East Midlands STEM Partnership Forum Event ‘Enriching the STEM Workforce of Tomorrow' on Wednesday 18th November 2009.

Kate, who is the National STEM Careers Co-ordinator, is leading and co-ordinating the Government’s STEM Careers Action Programme campaign. Kate is a former Tomorrow's World presenter and frequent science and technology broadcaster, as well as being a qualified engineer, a maths teacher and a patron of WISE.

Kate will be joining Sir Alan Jones of Toyota and Semta on stage to address the importance of engaging employers in STEM education.  We’ll also hear from other East Midlands employers – Siemens and 4energy, plus more to be announced, who will be discussing STEM skills and their involvement in STEM education in the region.

Date: Wednesday 18 November 2009

Time: 9.00am-2.00pm

Venue: No. 1 Nottingham Science Park, Jesse Boot Avenue, University Boulevard, Nottingham NG7 2RU

To book your FREE place: http://stempartnershipforumevent.eventbrite.com/

We look forward to seeing you there!   

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Would you like to feature in a STEM film?

by NatalieM 4. September 2009 11:14

The East Midlands STEM Partnership is seeking STEM role models for its ‘day-in-the-life’ films.  The Partnership has commissioned Video Journalist, Brady Haran, to produce ‘day-in-the-life’ short films representing different STEM-related careers.

We are now looking for nominations of people who work in industry and use STEM skills in their daily role. 

To get a good idea of what we are looking for please take a look at two of the STEM films we have already produced:

A 'day in the life' of Computer Game Designer Steve Bennett

A ‘day in the life’ of Astrophysicists Rhaana Starling and Phil Evans

If you know someone who is passionate about what they do and would be interested in being filmed for a day, please email  or call 0115 984 7021.

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Are you the UK's Young Interactive Entrepreneur 2009?

by NatalieM 2. September 2009 10:58

Applications for the UK Young Interactive Entrepreneur Award 2009 closes on Monday 7th September 2009.

To be eligible applicants must be aged 25-35, resident in the UK and with at least three years professional experience. For further information please visit our website: www.creativeconomy.org.uk/ukyie09
 
It is an incredible opportunity to take part in a tour of the interactive industry of India and to join our growing network of creative entrepreneurs.
 
Our definition of ‘interactive’ includes digital and interactive multimedia, leisure software publishers, developers and marketing specialists; entertainment developers for the internet, digital television, radio and mobile phones, internet and web design and experimental media.
 
If you know of anyone who you think should apply please direct them to: www.creativeconomy.org.uk/ukyie09

UK Young Interactive Entrepreneur Awards
British Council

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Science and maths TV and cinema adverts

by NatalieM 23. March 2009 13:57

Here is the TV and cinema advert that DCSF launched back in Nov 08.  Part of a 3yr-comms campaign, the advert invites young people to see where science and maths subjects can take them

 

To hear more about the campaign and other elements of DCSF’s STEM Subject Choice and Careers project come and join us at the STEM Partnership Forum Event on Wednesday 29th April 2009 in Loughborough. 

 

To book your FREE place on the 29th April go to www.stemforumevent.eventbrite.com

 

View more films on the STEM partnership YouTube page here and the DCSF YouTube page here.

 

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Book Now! Forum Event – Wednesday 29 April 2009

by NatalieM 3. March 2009 16:19

The East Midlands STEM Partnership would like to invite you to the fourth Forum Event, STEM Partnership - Gathering Momentum.

Date: Wednesday 29 April 2009
Time: 9.00-1.30pmVenue: Henry Ford College, Loughborough, LE11 3UZ
Book now at www.stemforumevent.eventbrite.com

We can now confirm that Pat Morton, Project Manager for the Government’s new careers project - STEM Subject Choice and Careers will give an overview of the national project, including the ‘see where they can take you’ ad-campaigns, and the role of the new National STEM Careers Co-ordinator. 

You will also hear from exciting STEM projects based here in the East Midlands, highlighting creative approaches and excellent partnership working. There will also be workshops for each city and county to allow you to share and build on what has been achieved since the last Forum Event back in November 2008 and find out what else is happening in your area.

Book now at www.stemforumevent.eventbrite.com

We look forward to seeing you there! 

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Consultation for the new 14-19 Diploma in Science

by NatalieM 25. February 2009 16:29

Consultation is now open until 27th February on the content for the new 14-19 Diploma in Science

The Diploma in Science online consultation is open to all parties that have an interest in the success of the new 14-19 Science Diploma including employers, students, parents, education and training providers, members of the science community and professional bodies.  You are invited to take part in the consultation and inform us of your views and opinions which will help shape the content of this exciting new qualification, due to go live in 2011.  The findings from this consultation will be used to inform the development of the final statement of content for the Diploma in Science due for completion in April 2009.

The consultation is now live and we invite you to take part until midday on 27th February. http://www.sciencediploma.co.uk/online_consultations.aspx
 
This is your opportunity to give feedback and help ensure that the Diploma outcomes are suitable for entry into HE and employment. Please take part in this consultation and forward the link to anyone else who might be interested in contributing.  Admissions tutors and programme leaders in particular may find this useful.

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East Midlands STEM Partnership Forum Event

by NatalieM 17. February 2009 10:26

 

The fourth East Midlands STEM Partnership Forum Event, STEM – Working Locally, will take place on Wednesday 29 April 2009 at the Henry Ford Centre, Loughborough.  It will be a half a day event (9.00am-1.30pm) showcasing STEM projects and there will be an opportunity for delegates to build on the success of the county and city groups - working together to increase impact regionally.  The event will finish with lunch and networking opportunities.

To book your place, register at www.stemforumevent.eventbrite.com

If you would like to exhibit at the event please email .

Please feel free to forward the above link to colleagues that may be interested in attending.

We look forward to seeing you there!


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Nottingham Science City Skills Symposium

by NatalieM 18. August 2008 17:17

Did you know that Nottingham Science City is hosting a Skills Symposium event on Wednesday 3 September, 8.45am-1.30pm?  The event will explore the current skills base and challenges ahead to achieve scientific excellence in the city.  Places are still available and if you would like to attend or find out more view the events page

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Welcome to the STEM Partnership Blog

by NatalieM 29. July 2008 15:18

Hi there!  Welcome to the East Midlands STEM Partnership Blog.  The Support Team will regularly update you on STEM news and events and from time to time STEM Partners will drop in and share their thoughts. 

If you would like to contribute to the STEM Blog get in touch at  and make sure you sign up to our e-newsletter - delivering news to your inbox!  

 

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The views expressed in this Blog are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the positions or policies of the East Midlands STEM Partnership, its partners or funders, including East Midlands Development Agency.

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