STEM Forum: Manchester
Date: 6 March 2014 : 10:00 - 13:00
STEM Forum – Navigating through the Changing STEM Landscape
The NEF STEM Forum is back by popular demand. Already over a 100 colleges have taken part in these STEM Forums last year, and benefited from insights, expert advice and guidance on developing more productive, exciting and innovative STEM.
This year’s programme has taken into account your feedback, as well as, contributions from the STEM industry advisory panel which has over 50 senior industrialists. Our new STEM Programme inculcates the patterns, signals and trends reflective of STEM industries’ changing landscape, and provides you with the knowledge to navigate through that change.
The NEF STEM Forum will address the following areas:
- How to ensure a sustainable pipeline of learners in STEM
- Where best to strategically invest in STEM (subjects, resources, expertise…)
- How to interpret local employer demand of STEM skills to ensure effective delivery
- Where to focus to maximise employability of your STEM learners now and in the future
- How to differentiate and grow your STEM provision
- What capabilities and resources - in STEM and non-STEM areas - could be brought together to create new opportunities and deliver cost-efficiencies
- How to align with regional STEM skills priorities and develop a civic leadership position
- What innovative ingredients could be used to make your STEM environment more compelling and attractive to new staff and learners
Don’t delay! This is your chance to invigorate STEM in your college. Limited numbers only. Once gone it’s gone!
By attending the forum you will:
- Appreciate the key ingredients of an integrated STEM strategy
- See how horizon scanning can be used effecitvely
- Understand the importance of cross curricula STEM development
- Understand how to use innovation practices to improve enterprise and business engagement Understand the STEM priorities of your region
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