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Tops tips for careers stands and events

1

Emphasise the values and benefits which students (and their families) care about.

2

Emphasise the ‘types of people’ that are successful in a range of STEM careers (WISE - People Like Me).

3

Provide opportunity to meet a range of young role models from similar backgrounds

4

Offer workplace experience/taster days – include ‘girls only’ events.

5

Discuss social and cultural pressures that may influence career choices.

6

Offer peer support and mentoring.

7

Show that there are vocational routes leading to technician and apprenticeship jobs and that these are a positive alternative and a stepping stone into higher education.

8

Communicate the demand for and benefit of STEM skills and qualifications to parents, who are significant influencers.

9

Support teachers through STEM CPD.

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