STEM education: 14-19 years
It is planned that this 4 page briefing will be produced for publication in spring/summer 2011. Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education is a key part of the UK curriculum, It represents the point at which most people first encounter scientific ideas and frames their perception and understanding of science in adult life. The 14-19 age range begins with the first point at which pupils are able to select specific subjects and ends with the last part of compulsory education and the beginnings of voluntary education. This POSTnote will focus on the effectiveness of STEM education in the UK.
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STEM education
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Communication activity, Public participation
Project leader:
Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology of the UK Parliament (POST)