Dear Ambassadors

We are forwarding an update during this period of transition to keep you up to date with events and requests for Ambassadors.

We are delighted to announce that Hayley Pincott will be joining us as STEM Ambassador Programme Coordinator on November 1st. Hayley has been a STEM  Ambassador for over five years and brings with her a wealth of knowledge and experience.

If you  have any questions please do not hesitate to get in touch.

Best wishes
The STEM Ambassador Team @SeeScience



STEM Ambassador opportunities and networking

IOP Communicators and Outreach Conference. Thursday 17 November. In person in London and Online

Ambassador Opportunities - Primary School

Derwendeg Primary School
Severn Primary School
Blaenavon Heritage Voluntary Controlled Primary School
Jenner Park Primary School

Ambassador Opportunities  - Secondary School

Y Pant Comprehensive School
Ysgol Rhiwabon Wrexham 
Mountain Ash Comprehensive School
Ysgol Penglais
Ysgol Nantgwyn
Ferndale Community School
Pontypool Leisure Centre


Green Careers Week

As part of an exciting new partnership with National Careers Week, promoting net zero jobs and green career pathways, the inaugural Green Careers Week will take place from the 7 to 12 November 2022. We would love STEM Ambassadors to get involved and show young people some of the exciting green careers available!

One of the ways you can support Green Careers Week is to provide a simple career profile to help raise awareness of the wide variety of jobs across the UK. Please find out more and register interest on the STEM Ambassador Platform, where you can find the link to the questionnaire. For more information go to Register your interest


World Skills UK finals and Skills Show Venue: Cardiff and Vale College

Date: 16-18 November 2022

A Skills Show/Careers Fair is being held alongside the WorldSkills UK finals that are taking place at Cardiff and Vale College.

Schools from Cardiff and the surrounding areas have been invited to come along to see
some of the competitions that are taking place and to also find out more about their next
steps and the choices that are available to them.

The Inspiring Skills Excellence in Wales (ISEiW) Team will be taking along Have a Go
activities and are asking providers to help man some of the stands, as well as taking along
your own literature/freebies. Members of the ISEiW Team will be around to demonstrate
how the equipment works and to answer any queries throughout the day.
As you will see from the list below there will be a wide range of activities available,
although the final list is still to be confirmed.

  • Engineering - Virtual Welder, Hydraulics/ Mechanisms, Engineering construction kit,
  • Circuit kit, Lego.
  • Construction - Transport Simulator, Brickwork, Carpentry, Plumbing, Electrical,
  • Green Tech, Surveying and Levelling.
  • Creative and Media - 2D and 3D animation and Music Tech.
  • Health Hospitality and Lifestyle - Catering, Health and Social Care, Hairdressing,
  • Beauty, ICAROS, Childcare.
  • IT and Enterprise - IT kits and CWIC Immersive Zone.

This is a great opportunity for you to promote your offer and there is no cost to exhibit.
to express interest in this event please go here

#SCW22 @WorldSkillsUKW @iseinwales


Tomorrow’s Engineers Week

Tomorrow’s Engineers Week returns on 7 to 11 November 2022, aiming to shine a spotlight on engineering, engineering careers and engineering professionals. From individual engineers to professional engineering institutions and global engineering companies, it’s an opportunity to showcase modern engineering and inspirational engineers and technicians.

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STEM Ambassador opportunities

Have a Go at Engineering: support for Chocolate Welding workshops

The Have a Go at Engineering Team will run these chocolate welding workshops. They provide all resources.Information and training provided prior to the session.

Dates / locations

Cardiff Mary Immaculate High, CF5 5QZ 24th October time TBC

Bangor Ysgol Friars, LL57 2LN 16th November 9.10am – 10.50am

Merthyr Tydfil Cyfarthfa High School, CF47 0LS 25th November time TBC

Any help in thre deivery of this session would be much apprecaited - please contact

More opportunities 

Derwendeg Primary School, Hengoed CF82 7HP
Supporting a STEM Club

Anytime this term 

Teacher Nicola runs a STEM Club every Friday afternoon between 2.15 and 3pm with mixed ages. She would welcome anyone who could contribute to a session with an appropriate demo or hands-on activity. She is particularly keen to show pupils the links between STEM and the workplace.

To express interest contact or click here

More opportunities 

Y Pant Comprehensive School. Pontyclun CF72 8YQ
STEM Careers event - Speed networking

25 October 2022

The school  would  like to invite employers to highlight what they do, the variety of job opportunities available and if possible the different routes into those opportunities.

This is a whole school event (with the schedule for the year groups to attend to be confirmed) The event will begin at 8.50am, and you will be able to set up from 8a.m. There is a break 9.50-10.50am and the event will finish at lunchtime 1.10pm This event is organsied by Careers Wales The event is being held across two halls in the school and a table/chairs and space for a pop up will be provided for each stand. Public Wi-Fi is available and any other resources such as additional space/table, power (number of power points will be limited) etc can be considered on a case by case basis. If you could have something interactive, or hands on, or an activity or quiz on your stand this would be ideal The school would also like employers to highlight what they do, the variety of job opportunities available and if possible the different routes into those opportunities.

To express interest contact or click here

More opportunities 

Ysgol Rhiwabon Wrexham LL14 6BT

Mock Interviews for Year 11 pupils - employability skills e.g mock interviews / CV writing

28 October 2022

The aim of these workshops is to provide young people with the opportunity to explore and practice the skills, attitudes, values and qualities needed for life and work through a mock interview session.  Over the morning five x 30-minute interviews.

To express interest contact or click here

More opportunities 

Mountain Ash Comprehensive School, CF45 4DG

STEM Presentation / Q&A- Languages and the workplace

28 October 2022

The event will be in the School Hall. Students will visit you in groups of 5 students (much like a speed networking event). The year 10/11 pupils will have questions to ask, about the importance of having additional languages within the workplace. The students will be asking the questions in English. Please can you give me an overview of your company What are the main skills you use for your job Is the ability to speak Welsh an advantage when your looking for work How much Welsh would be required at your company/organisation What are the main areas within your organisation/company which would benefit the most from using Welsh. As an employer, do you value the ability to speak Welsh as a skill Is the demand for employing Welsh Speakers increasing. Sessions from 9am - 1pm.

To express interest contact or click here

More opportunities 

Severn Primary School, Cardiff CF11 9DZ

Interactive classroom session
to consolidate learning about names and functions of human bones

6 November 2022

Teacher Samantha Slater is looking for an engaging workshop with practical activities to consolidate they children’s learning of names of the bones in the human skeleton. Also looking at functions of different bones, joints and muscles

To express interest contact or click here

More opportunities 

STEM workshop / practical activities  -circuits and light

7 November 2022

We are covering the topic All things bright and beautiful and will be learning about light. We would ideally want someone who can talk/show the children how a light circuit works so that they can eventually make their own light up Christmas decoration .

To express interest contact or click here

More opportunities 

STEM workshop / practical activity for pupils to learn about transport

The date is completely flexible

The class of 16 children will special educational needs are learning all about a range of transportation. They are hoping to learn anything about transport - it could be a presentation, an activity, a design your own transport etc. It could also be a Q&A.

To express interest contact or click here

More opportunities 

Ysgol Penglais, Aberystwyth,SY23 3AW
STEM Presentation / Q&A to promote Women in STEM
14 November 2022

Teacher Rebecca Flannagan would like to invite ambassadros to present a one hour session to year 10 pupils during their science lesson. They are looking for a woman that has an unusual job in a STEM subject. To talk about their job role, what skills, training and qualifications do they need, what do they enjoy about their job role etc

To express interest contact or click here

More opportunities 

Ysgol Nantgwyn, Tonypandy,CF40 1HQ

STEM workshop / practical activity - Employer Challenge Activity

15 November 2022

STEM Ambassadors required to set a challenge to a class. The challenge should be related to the work of the organisation. Pupils to work in small groups to work on the challenge and present their findings at the end of the session. 5 classes working at the same time, requiring 1 challenge each. 8.45 to 10.45

To express interest contact or click here

More opportunities 

STEM Careers: Advice / Speed Networking -Careers Carousel Day Year 9

16 November 2022

A day of interactive presentations/workshops where pupils find out more about a variety of careers/sectors. Employers are asked to deliver a session to each of the classes throughout the day (5 sessions in total) For information, there will be similar days for other school years (Ambassadors only need to sign up for one but are welcome to attend more): Wednesday 18 January for Year 8 and Wednesday 26 April for Year 7
To express interest contact or click here

More opportunities 

Pontpool Leisure Centre, Pontypool. NP4 8AT

What Next? Careers event for Additional Learning Needs pupils STEM Careers: Advice / Speed Networking - Careers introduction with local Ambassadors
16 November 2022

The event is aimed at pupils with additional learning needs from schools in Gwent. The event will • Raise awareness of post school options; • Provide pupils with the opportunity to experience practical, vocational tasters; • Allow young people to see a wide range of community based activities and organisations. • Helps students to take part in activities and gain confidence talking with employers. Offers will be forwarded to Claire Harris and Jo Evans (Careers Wales Business Engagement)

To express interest contact or click here

Networking Opportunity

IOP Communicators and Outreach Conference. Thursday 17 November. In person in London and Online

An opportunity for physics communicators and outreach enthusiasts of all levels to meet and discuss best practice and collaboration. With the theme 'Reaching Out, Catching Up' the conference focuses on examining how we've all had to adapt to the Covid19 pandemic, what lessons we can learn from that and how we can get back to engaging with the public, especially for underserved communities hit especially hard. The talks, posters, workshops and exhibition are all presented in person but the main room will be livestreamed for those unable to attend physically.

Details here.