Online events from STEM Learning this October

Issued: Tue, 06 Oct 2020 09:00:00 BST

BLACK HISTORY MONTH EVENT - "You can't be what you can't see"

Date:
Thursday 15/10/2020
Time:
4 - 6pm
Platform:
Microsoft Teams (tbc)
Audience:
secondary school pupils/ 16+, parents, teachers/educators

This webinar will give attendees the opportunity to hear from fantastic STEM professionals who have come from a range of STEM related backgrounds and are keen to share their experience, and advice they have learnt on the way as black professionals.

Over the past few months it's been a difficult time with the COVID Pandemic and the tragic deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor which sparked the #BlackLivesMatter protests. We hope to inspire and uplift students, parents and teachers with this event.

*Joining instructions will be sent closer to the time* 

Students, parents and teachers/educators can purchase a free ticket here:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/black-history-month-2020-you-cant-be-what-you-cant-see-tickets-121545908083 

STEM Ambassadors can sign up to attend here:
https://www.stem.org.uk/platform/activity/9643a029-e289-424d-8137-d78f8445dbf5

APPRENTICESHIPS EVENT

Date: Wednesday 20/10/2020
Time: 4 - 5pm (If attendees want to have a live chat BT team they will be directed to their careers page after the event to do so)
Platform: Streamed via YouTube (joining instructions will be provided closer to the date)
Audience: secondary school pupils/college students, parents, teachers/educators/*STEM Ambassadors can attend.

Within the BT Tower sits an award winning scheme and team of Apprentices who are STEM Ambassadors. Join them in a recorded webinar where they discuss breaking down misconceptions/ stigma associated with Apprenticeships and answer some questions sent in from pupils and an opportunity to have a live chat with them.

Some questions which will be answered on the recording:

'How much do you earn whilst doing the Apprenticeship and what does this go up to?’
'What’s the difference between all the types of Apprenticeships?'
'What does a day to day look like as an Apprentice?’
'What qualifications do you get on the scheme?'
'What support do you receive as an Apprentice?'
'What happens after you’ve completed the Apprenticeship?’
'Are there any Apprenticeships still available at BT?'

Free tickets can be purchased here: 
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/considering-an-apprenticeship-join-the-webinar-with-bt-apprentices-tickets-123153307859

Atos: ‘Life After School – The Big Jump’ – 2 day careers webinar series

Day 1 - Monday 26th October - 
Personal statements and the university experience.
Day 2 - Tuesday 27th October
- C.V's and the 'do's and 'don'ts'
Please do feel free to attend one of the days or both.

Time:
4:15 - 6:00pm
Platform:
Microsoft Teams (tbc)
Audience:
secondary school/college students, parents, teachers/educators/*STEM Ambassadors can attend.

STEM Learning are excited to partner with Atos STEM Ambassadors on this event - Life After School – The Big Jump, where pupils can hear from current graduates and apprentices from within Atos, a leading company in the IT services industry.

With a mix of experience amongst the graduates and apprentices, their knowledge helps cover all the different routes a young person can venture on to make their way into the working world. Listen to tips and advice on putting together a C.V or personal statement, as well as the honest truth about their experiences leaving school into the wider world.

Free tickets can be purchased here: 
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-big-jump-with-atos-2-day-webinar-tickets-121344214813


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