Welcome to the STEM Ambassador Hub Trans-Pennine - West Yorkshire region!

The new Hub based at the National Media Museum in Bradford will be coordinating the STEM Ambassador scheme in West Yorkshire and offering support to teachers, schools and non-school groups across the region. All of the services that the Hub offers are government funded and FREE!

The new team will be your first point of contact for information, advice and guidance relating to STEM teaching and events across West Yorkshire. We are here to help educators and ambassadors engage and inspire young people across the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths!

 

"West Yorkshire is a vibrant and diverse area and we aim to strive regionally to impact nationally" - Andrew Clarke, STEM Ambassador Hub Manager (West Yorkshire)

 

 

STEM Ambassador Programme

STEM Ambassadors are inducted and DBS checked professionals from STEM backgrounds who volunteer their time for FREE as inspiring role models for young people. They are keen to work with schools and non-school groups to engage young people and enthuse them about STEM subjects. You can request ambassadors to support school lessons/assemblies/fairs or extra-curricular events such as STEM Clubs. You may want a STEM Ambassador to give an inspiring assembly speech about a specific STEM subject area or to attend a careers fair to explain about their career path into a certain industry. You may want them to support you within a lesson, carrying out an experiment, undertaking a project or designing an engaging task. They can contribute to timetabled lessons,  deliver inspirational talks/assemblies and support extra-curricular events such as STEM Clubs, careers events and visits.

STEM Learning co-ordinates the national STEM Ambassador Programme, There are 30,000 STEM Ambassadors nationwide with expertise across a wide range of STEM subject areas, including: Zoologists, Climate change scientists, Engineers of all disciplines, Farmers, IT specialists, Geologists, Nuclear physicists, Architects, Video game developers, Chemistry technicians, Pharmacists and Energy Analysts (just to name a few!).

If your school is within West Yorkshire you can access our STEM Ambassadors by using the online Request Management System by visiting http://networking.stemnet.org.uk. I

f you need any extra assistance, you can contact your local STEM Ambassador Hub.

Matthew Horsfall - STEM Ambassador Engagement Officer
Matthew.Horsfall@NationalMediaMuseum.org.uk

Telephone: 01274 203330

 


Opportunity

Published: 14/02/2017
Audience: All
Contact: Matthew Horsefall

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