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STEM education for 14-19 year olds

Published Friday, March 8, 2013

This POSTnote reviews the current state of STEM education for 14-19 year olds in the UK, highlighting key challenges and ongoing policy reforms.

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Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education plays a vital role in equipping young people with the knowledge and skills needed to participate in and contribute to society. This POSTnote reviews the current state of STEM education for 14-19 year olds in the UK, highlighting key challenges and ongoing policy reforms.

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Authors: Chandrika Nath; Peter Border

Topics: Further education, Higher education, Information technology, Schools, Science, Students

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