March 20th 2018 | Edinburgh

About the event

Join Holyrood on March 20th as we examine key issues for the future of STEM in Scotland. Sessions will take a comprehensive view of the STEM education landscape from early years through enthusiasm to career as well as exploring key issues for provision, such as low STEM teacher numbers creating a cycle of limited science capital. Secure a place and share learning on existing good practice and the socio-economic benefits of raising attainment to drive forward the Scottish economy.

Keynote speaker

Shirley-Anne Somerville MSP, Minister for Further Education, Higher Education and Science

Further speakers announced in due course. 

Agenda overview

Session 1: The Increasing Role of STEM
Session 2: Breakouts
Session 3: Building on Achievements
Session 4: High Quality Outcomes and Positive Impact

Why you should attend

  • A comprehensive overview of the issues impacting STEM uptake
  • Explore how we can better tackle prejudice and misconceptions around STEM careers
  • Raising awareness and enthusiasm for STEM subjects
  • Priorities in partnership and collaborative working to boost STEM uptake
  • Ensuring a more inclusive and representative workforce for the future

Event information

We are once again delighted to confirm that this event is FREE for teachers.

A small number of other places are available for stakeholders. Click on the 'Register Now' button for more information.

Sponsorship and Exhibition

To discuss the opportunities available at STEM 2017 contact:

Morna-Anne Balfour | 0131 285 1694