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STEM Funds of Knowledge: a University-School-Community Partnership

Funds of Knowledge is an approach that acknowledges the potential of knowledge that arises from children’s active participation in multi-generational households and their community. This approach to curriculum-making can help validate children, family and community knowledge is valuable in development of strong learning opportunities for children. Led by Professor Samia Khan at the School of Education and Social Work, th...

Double success at Rolls-Royce STEM Prize awards for Education graduate Katie

We were delighted to hear some great news from one of our graduates recently. Katie Maxwell, who was awarded a MA (Hons) Education (Nursery and Primary) degree in 2016, now works for Edinburgh City Council as a teacher at Castleview Primary.  Katie and her colleagues entered the Rolls-Royce STEM Prize this year, and at an event in London on 4th November, they won two of the four awards on offer - the overall prize and ...