HE STEM Programme North West is part of the National HE STEM Programme which is a £21million, three-year initiative funded by the Higher Education Funding Councils for England and Wales.The programme supports Higher Education Institutions and encourages the exploration of new approaches to recruiting students and delivering programmes of study within the STEM disciplines
Manchester Metropolitan University is the partner for delivery of this programme in this region, one of 6 regional ‘spokes’, the others being universities of Bath, Bradford, Southampton, Swansea and lead by the University of Birmingham acting as the programme ‘hub’. The delivery model is designed to foster a collaborative approach, and to ensure that activities build upon, and do not duplicate, already existing initiatives and activities from strong and diverse delivery base.
It aims to enable the transfer of good practice across the HE STEM sector, facilitate its wider adoption, and encourage innovation. The programme is not seeking to undertake short term interventions, but is focusing on sustainable activities with the potential to achieve long term impact within the HE sector.
The programme will take forward activities in the following related strands:
The National HE STEM Programme is pleased to present an opportunity for Higher Education Institutions to add value to their current range of activities by offering funding to support the implementation of ready to use resources.
For further information please go to www.hestem.ac.uk