Arkwright Engineering Scholarships
The prestigious Arkwright Engineering Scholarships programme is run by The Smallpeice Trust. Around 400 Arkwright Engineering Scholarships are awarded each year to sixth form students intending to pursue engineering careers.
Association for Science Education (ASE)
The professional association for science teachers. The ASE provides a range of resources, training and networking opportunities including the annual and regional conferences.
CREST is a scheme that inspires young people to think and behave like scientists and engineers. CREST projects allow students to be creative with their STEM project-based work and find solutions to questions they care about.
EDT is a UK wide education charity, working in collaboration with industry, educators and partners to provide over 40,000 STE(A)M experiences for young people each year.
Industrial Cadets is a key component to EDT’s portfolio. Industrial Cadets accredited programmes include experience days, projects and placements; providing opportunities through education to employment. These quality experiences inspire young minds, encourage attainment and bridge the gap between industry and education.
EESW is an independent registered charity running schemes to inspire and motivate young people in Wales aged 8 - 19 to choose careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
Engineering in Motion
F1 in Schools, 4x4 in Schools and SUBS in Schools are all programmes which get children designing, building and testing vehicles to bring STEM learning to life in the classroom and beyond in these cross-curricular challenges.
ESP is a collaboration of Scotland’s colleges and industry partners, established to increase Scotland’s capability and capacity to deliver the right skills for the energy, engineering and construction sectors to meet industry demand. ESP works to promote STEM initiatives in colleges around Scotland.
Fun Kids Radio
Fun Kids is a national radio station providing entertaining and informative programmes for children, available across the UK through DAB digital radio, online at funkidslive.com and through smart speakers.
Great Science Share
Great Science Share for Schools is an award-winning campaign which inspires 5-14 year olds to take the lead in asking, investigating and sharing scientific questions they care about with new audiences. The campaign is inclusive, non-competitive, and collaborative.
Kids Invent Stuff
Kids Invent Stuff is the YouTube channel where 5-11 year olds have the chance to get their invention ideas built by real engineers. This gives more primary school kids the chance to engage with real engineering projects.
National Saturday Club
Across the UK, the National Saturday Club gives 13–16 year olds the opportunity to study subjects they love for free at their local university, college or cultural institution. In 2018/19 there were 78 Saturday Clubs and 1,600 Club members in 58 locations across the UK.
Project Enthuse is a funding partnership that allows the provision of subject-specific Continuing Professional Development (CDP) for teachers, technicians and other support staff at the National STEM Learning Centre in York and through partners in Northern Ireland (Department of Education Northern Ireland), Scotland (SSERC) and Wales (Techniquest).
Teach First aims to end educational inequality. It finds, trains and supports new teachers to work in low-income communities, developing these new teachers to become leaders in schools and to inspire the children toward the future they want.
The Big Bang Fair
The Big Bang Fair is the largest celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths for young people in the UK. The Big Bang UK Young Scientists and Engineers Fair is an award-winning combination of exciting theatre shows, interactive workshops and exhibits, together with careers information for school groups and families, provided by a wide range of people who are working in the field.
The Design and Technology Association
The professional association for design and technology teachers. The association provides a range of resources, training and networking opportunities including the D&T Summer School.
The Micro:bit Educational Foundation
The BBC Micro:bit device is a tiny, inexpensive computer that forms a bridge between abstract concepts and tangible experiences in the classroom. The Micro:bit Educational Foundation provides a supporting free educational package for teaching computing and digital skills to children from 7 to 14.
Tomorrow's Engineers is a collaborative project from the engineering community to promote engineering careers to young people, their teachers and their parents. It includes high quality careers resources, STEM enrichment activities and builds links between employers and schools.