On Saturday 22nd February 2020, RLTT PGDE students from the University of the Highlands and Islands, DLITE PGDE students from the University of Aberdeen (both Highland and Moray colleagues) were joined by RLTT PGDE graduates (2019) to participate in a day of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) activities delivered by Janey Irving and Jennifer Hodson, Education Officers from Education Scotland. The focus:
- Introduction to STEM
- IGBE – Unconscious Bias
- Building STEM Capital – engaging with research
- Science Enquiry Skills (practical workshop)
- Practitioner Enquiry
A positively charged day was enjoyed by all, with enthusiastic participants and knowledgeable and skilled presenters, ensuring that the day’s activities were packed with questions, investigations, practical application and focused learning.