March 20th 2018 | Sheraton Hotel, 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

View speakers list here.


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.

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