STEM Ambassadors

What are STEM Ambassadors?

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All STEM Ambassadors:
  • Have a STEM background - they are usually professionals and experts in their field
  • Are volunteers and therefore free
  • Have been checked by the DBS
  • Have had a basic induction about how to approach the classroom

Benefits to teachers include:

  • Access to skilled resources to support staff in the classroom
  • Gaining extra support for extra-curricular clubs  
  • Developing a varied teaching and learning style
  • Networking with local companies and gaining further opportunities

Benefits to students:

  • Better motivation, more confidence and enthusiasm regarding STEM subjects
  • Opportunities to improve key skills and increase understanding in STEM  
  • A better understanding of the opportunities that a career in STEM can offer

What can STEM Ambassadors do?
Examples of activities that Ambassadors can typically support include: 

  • Assisting with STEM clubs 
  • Helping add a work-related learning perspective to curriculum topics
  • Providing an insight into career opportunities arising from STEM qualifications
  • Facilitating workplace visits where appropriate
  • Working as mentors
  • Attending careers fairs
  • Judging competitions.request Ambassador sml.jpg

This is by no means an exhaustive list. We aim to work with you to best support your students' needs.

Contact us to discuss what this could mean for your schools or to arrange for an Ambassador to visit your school and support a STEM related activity or event . Alternatively, if you already have a clear idea of how you could benefit from working with a STEM Ambassador, please complete the request form available at the STEM Networking site -  http://networking.stemnet.org.uk/node/add/ambassador-request  or by clicking the logo.