Tag: STEM

Careers Advice – House of Commons debate

Following the announcement late last year about the introduction of a new all-age careers service for England, broader interest and focus has fallen on the subject of careers advice and guidance. Recently, Esther McVey, MP for Wirral West secured a debate in the House of Commons on careers advice in schools. The MP was aiming … Continue reading Careers Advice – House of Commons debate

Lack of interest in ICT lessons could threaten UK economy

The Royal Society has recently highlighted the risks of a falling number of students studying ICT in schools. The organisation, which represents all areas of science and engineering, found a 33% decrease in the number of students studying both the ICT GCSE and the ICT A level over the last three years. The Society states that … Continue reading Lack of interest in ICT lessons could threaten UK economy