The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) publication this week of the results of their international student assessments has revealed a number of interesting statistics. Launched in 2000, the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) is undertaken once every three years and tests 15-year-olds’ abilities in the core academic disciplines of reading, maths and science. This
The Newton Academy was launched at the University of Lincoln on 21 June 2014.The Academy runs a 3-year program for 11-14 year olds. Science and technology-themed workshops are full of hands-on activities and projects to inspire and enthuse our next generation of female scientists and engineers. Workshops are delivered by staff and students at the University of Lincoln and by local science-based industry. Together we aim to generate interest and excitement for science and technology, and show that science is FUN!
“A great way to challenge and inspire girls to explore opportunities in science.”
“I found out I could be a construction engineer!”