iSTEM+ Thames Valley Hub meeting 27.2.2018



Thames Valley Hub meeting - 27th February 2018 @ Leighton Park School, Reading, Berkshire

Leighton Park School welcomes you to the iSTEM+ Thames Valley hub meeting - an informal meeting where education, charities and business come together to share STEM opportunities for people in the Thames Valley. Part of the session will involve mini presentations about good practice happing in the Thames Valley.

Light refreshments will be made available.

Agenda (subject to change)

18:00 Refreshments, welcome and networking

18:30 Peter Marshman (Leighton Park School):

Welcome and introduction, the iSTEM+ 2018 conference and how you / your colleagues and students can get involved.

18:40 Adrian Oldknow (Ambassador for the Microbit Education Foundation):

The Microbit as a catalyst for X-curricular STEM at KS2/3.

18:50 Grace Blake (IBM):

From school digital leader to industry leader.

19:00 Annie Beglin (Royal Academy of Engineering):

Mission to Mars training.

19:10 John Abel (ORACLE):

STEM activities offered by ORACLE

19:20 Tom Varley (Enabling Enterprise):

Transferable skills

19:30 Karen Garner (Engineering UK)

Tomrrow's Engineers

19:40 Round table - ideas for developing STEM event to include represented schools and ideas for support from industry representatives.