Inspiring connection

Ensure programmes contribute to a sustained and rich STEM journey for all young people.

Why this pledge matters:

The more real-world STEM-related experiences a young person has, the more likely they'll feel more comfortable with STEM and its application to the real-word and future career opportunities. 


Ambition of the pledge:

See all children and young people experience a rich variety of connected engineering and technology experiences.

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To meet this pledge you should:

Ways you could meet the pledge:

Resources that can help you with this pledge: 

Implementing co-ordinated STEM engagement in schools

Paper from Everfi to explore how schools are currently working to provide a more sustained engagement with STEM activities and inspiration.

  • Use Code Connect to learn about and connect with other Signatories

Look at Neon to see what other programmes are out there and to share your own

UCL's list of books for introducing and inspiring young people to engineering and STEM.

Online discussion between Energy & Utility Skills and SSE about bringing employers together in The Code

Online discussion between Maritime UK and BAE Systems Maritime talking about working together to address the maritime sector's workforce needs

Case study of how SSE addressed the inspiring connection pledge

Case study of how Aldermans Tooling addressed the inspiring connection pledge

Download and use resources on careers for use with students from Neon

My World, My Future resource from Neon with links to STEM inspiration content for young people

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