STEM careers

Science, technology, engineering and maths skills are vital for national economies.

All young people should understand how their studies can build their skills and knowledge to enter a wide range of interesting and rewarding career pathways. However, Ofsted's Going in the Right Direction? reminds us that this is not always the case, while numerous reports from organisations ranging from the CBIInstitute of PhysicsSocial Market Foundation and Wellcome Trust highlight the specific case of knowledge about and interest in STEM careers.

iCeGS has undertaken a range of research projects that further explore these issues and practical approaches to supporting young people’s informed career choices, publications include: