Introduction to Improving Gender Balance and Equalities and STEM

Event information

Wednesday, 25 May 2022
16:00 - 17:30
Online
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This introductory session, for NQTs and early career practitioners in Tayside, is relevant to all settings and will:

  • explore what are gender stereotypes and unconscious bias and what impact do these have on attainment, participation and wellbeing?
  • highlight strategies and practical approaches that help to address this including examples of good practice.
  • give an overview of STEM and outline the new STEM Nation Awards
  • include opportunities for interaction and the chance to reflect on equality and STEM within your own practice/setting.

Target Audience - Please be aware that the target audience for this event is for professionals within the Education Sector in Scotland and to register for the event please enter either a school/establishment/local authority or Glow email address. If you work in Scottish education and would like to attend, but do not have a glow or work email address please email esevents@educationscotland.gov.scot with the name of your setting or service, to request a place. Thank you for your understanding.

Ticket allocation - It is not possible to transfer your booking to anyone else. If you are unable to attend please cancel your booking to free up a space for another participant to attend. Please remember that for security purposes it is very important that you do not share event information with anyone else to provide them access to this event.

Request for advance information - If you have specific accessibility requirements, for example, if you need slides or more information to be sent to you in advance, or need breaks at specific intervals, we would welcome more information about this in advance. Whilst it is your choice to disclose this information, or not, doing so will enable us to better understand your needs and plan how to best support your engagement. Our aim is to make appropriate adjustments to our programme delivery to ensure the best possible experience for our delegates.