This seminar was a timely opportunity for delegates to discuss the priorities and challenges in implementing The Scottish Government’s STEM education and training strategy - aimed at supporting the drive to fulfil Scotland’s economic potential in areas such as engineering, life sciences and the tech sector.
Delegates discussed key issues identified by the STEM strategy including next steps for improving participation and changing perceptions towards STEM education and careers amongst underrepresented groups such as women and girls, ethnic minorities and disabled students.
Further sessions focused on the initiatives designed to improve the delivery of STEM education within schools and colleges, including improving STEM literacy amongst the teaching workforce. Delegates also discussed the need to enhance STEM literacy among professionals in areas such as construction, along with ensuring an adequate skills base amongst the incoming workforce.
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