HEA STEM: The Innovative STEM Graduate Debate - part of the HEA STEM International Policy Briefing Series
19 March 2014
Last week saw the launch of the first HEA international event – HEA STEM: the innovative STEM graduate debate. The STEM team ran the event in two locations, Malaysia and Dubai. A third event will be held in the United Kingdom at the end of the month.
Each event consisted of short talks followed by an open discussion on the following questions:
What are the drivers for change and growth in STEM higher education and what skills do we require our STEM graduates to have?
What support for staff is needed to enable them to provide the optimum student learning experience for innovative STEM graduates?
What role has online learning in enabling students to acquire the practical skills relevant to STEM professionals in an e-enabled world?
Free places are still available for the third event in the series which will be held at The Open University in Milton Keynes on 31 March and follow the same format.
Dr Janet De Wilde BSc, MSc, PhD, DIC, MIET, PFHEA, FIPEM, FInstP Assistant Director (Scotland) and Head of STEM
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