As we celebrate British Science Week, James Polansky, head at Boundary Oak School in Hampshire discusses how schools can make STEM education more meaningful for pupils.
'Let's ensure we offer engaging lessons to encourage language learning and appreciation of other cultures'
Jane Gandee, head of St Swithun’s School in Winchester, argues that learning languages is essential and schools should not be deterred from encouraging their uptake.
Dr Tim Willmott, deputy head at Loughborough Grammar School, writes how his school and a local state school have supported the teaching of Latin through their partnership work.
Nigel Helliwell, head of St Faith’s School in Cambridge, argues that tackling the issues of gender stereotyping in STEM subjects is vital given its importance in the modern world.
'It's most important that we empower students with the knowledge, tools and broad horizons to make the right life choices for them'
Clare Bracken, head of mathematics at Pocklington School, argues that an all-round supportive approach, rather than a STEM-focused push, is what’s needed to bring out the best in students.