STEM the Tide

At the Big Wide World blog, Charlie Ball from the UK's Higher Education Careers Services Unit says that while almost everyone agrees that more science graduates are needed and that more science teachers need to encourage students to go into STEM fields, it's not entirely clear what is meant by 'needing more.' New data shows that initiatives geared toward getting young people into science aren't working, Ball says.

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