Latest STEM News

STEM activity builds employability skills, report finds

Teachers say that STEM activities also develop pupils’ employability skills such as problem-solving, communication and team work, according to an... Read more » read more

New case studies show how STEM Ambassadors and Clubs engage young people

A new series of case studies helps to illustrate the full range of benefits that STEM activities can have in schools.... Read more » read more

Free group registrations are now open for ADS Futures Day

Futures Day 2016 takes place at Farnborough International Airshow on Friday 15 July.   The day has been designed to... Read more » read more

On the right track for Rail Week in schools

Rail Week (27 June – 3 July 2016) aims to excite young people about careers in the rail sector.  ... Read more » read more

City of Tomorrow activity & competition

The TeenTech City of Tomorrow initiative offers students in Key Stages 2 and 3 (8-14 year olds) the opportunity to... Read more » read more

STEMNET Supports

Read more about how STEMNET is working with Government to show young people how maths and science lead to exciting, successful careers.

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Upcoming STEM Events

UK Robotics Week

25/06/2016 - 01/07/2016

UK Robotics Week offers robot related activities and competitions. These are great opportunities for STEM Ambassadors and schools. Please read more at

Tech Week

04/07/2016 - 08/07/2016

Coordinated by the Tech Partnership Company, Tech Week is a UK wide event that will see organisations opening their doors to schools, colleges and universities – reaching out to thousands of young people in order to help inspire a new generation achieve their potential in the digital world.

Tech Week is about shining a spotlight on some of the great employer outreach activities that are already taking place across the country, giving young people the chance to see the range of exciting tech careers open to them across all industry as well as creating new and inspiring ways for them to learn about technology.

Daresbury Laboratory Open Week

05/07/2016 - 09/07/2016

Daresbury Laboratory is opening its doors to the public to explore some of the world’s most incredible science experiments. Over a period of a day, visitors can expect to see investigations in bio-medicine, engineering, fundamental physics, chemistry, computational science and materials to name just a few and meet scientists who collaborate with researchers all over the world, including those at CERN – the home of the Large Hadron Collider.

Corporate organisations will be able to visit on the 5th, schools can arrange visits on the 6th and 7th and the general public can visit on the 9th of July. Register at

ADS Futures Day


Futures Day gives young people aged 11-21 the chance to learn about the career opportunities available in the Aerospace and Defence sectors. Groups from schools, universities and youth associations are welcome to experience the interactive, informative and engaging programme that aims to show them first-hand, the variety, innovation and expertise that makes a career in these sectors so rewarding.