TES on 10,000 new undergraduate places in Stem subjects

Sep 18, 2009

Miles Berry

An article in today’s TES about ways in which schools might encourage more pupils to take up places in science, technology, engineering and maths, including comments from me and others involved with Computing at School:

“With an extra 10,000 undergraduate places in ‘Stem’ subjects, how can teachers encourage sixth formers to take the technical route into higher education? Hannah Frankel reports

So you thought the dot-com bust in 2001 spelt the end of the computing boom? Well, that’s not what the Government thinks. Despite the chronic shortage of university places this autumn, it recently announced 10,000 extra undergraduate places for the so-called “Stem” subjects: science, technology, engineering and maths.”

Read more on the TES website