Engineering STEM in The Classroom
Engineering STEM in The Classroom:
a new short course from Primary Engineer
‘Engineering STEM in The Classroom’, endorsed by Education Scotland, comprises of 16 hours guided learning over a 6-week period. It has a number of funded places available so please register for more information. The course is open to teachers and practitioners in all educational settings.
- Learn how to increase your understanding of what engineering is; the breadth of the profession, and the career routes into it.
- Engage with engineering professionals from a range of different backgrounds and industries.
- Develop a foundation in critical reflection and evaluation of your current practice around delivery of your STEM curriculum.
- Plan for and develop your own and others practice, in response to insights gained during this course.
Over the 6 weeks for the course, you will:
- Engage with a minimum of 6 engineers from diverse backgrounds, supported by Primary Engineer and Scottish Engineering.
- Engage in directed critical research of Engineering Habits of Mind and it’s importance to STEM education.
- Create a reflective log and self-evaluation and outline how you will apply this learning to your own and others practice.
- Disseminate the information to your colleagues to support professional learning for all.
- Build on industry connections so that you can bring diverse STEM role models into your classroom.
- Use this course to lead and collaborate on curriculum development and assessment in your school.
- Join a learning network of course graduates to commit to sustainable and ongoing CLPL.