Futurelab has been selected to lead a global consortium of experts as part of Hewlett Packard’s (HP’s) Catalyst Initiative. The aim of the Catalyst Initiative is to build a global network of consortia to develop more effective approaches to science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) education. The goal is to transform STEM learning and teaching, and to inspire students to use their technical and creative ingenuity to address urgent social challenges in their communities and around the world.
ScienceScope is a leading UK company providing Datalogging hardware and software for science education and research. Their products are used throughout the world for Environmental Pollution studies including 40 major cities in the USA and at Columbia University in New York. ScienceScope is located at Writhlington School where in partnership they have established a STEM Enterprise centre. The objective of the centre is to engage students in real design and engineering projects using STEM.
Whole Education is a not-for-profit organisation that brings together leading education projects that demonstrate a commitment to a more rounded education for young people that: 1) develops a range of skills, qualities and knowledge that they will need for the future; 2) makes learning more relevant and engaging for pupils, with them at the centre of their own learning, providing a mix of practical and theoretical learning; 3) recognises that learning takes places in various settings, not just the classroom, and the best schools engage the wider community in learning