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Great STEM careers advice

The 2018 Annual Student Survey conducted on the careers platform Start gathered the views and aspirations of nearly 4,500 students and found that girls lacking confidence in STEM is still a live and pressing issue. Challenging this gender inequality in STEM is something that effective and tailored careers advice can address by breaking down barriers and providing accessible information across a broad range of careers done by people with diverse backgrounds and skills. Finding out about real companies, real jobs and real employees can help students to overcome stereotypes and assumptions, increase their aspirations and progress in to high skilled, high paid careers. A place to Start Start is designed specifically to help teachers and schools provide this tailored support for students. It’s an easy-to-use careers platform helping scho...

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Seven ways to improve STEM education in your primary school


A former STEM Co-ordinator and now Assistant Head, Dr Tracey Ellis shares guidance on how to improve the teaching of STEM.

New BP Ultimate STEM Challenge competition


BP is asking students: what would you reimagine?

BP celebrates 50 years supporting education in the UK


At BP we are proud to be celebrating our 50th anniversary of investing in education in the UK.

Year of Engineering 2018


BP is actively supporting the government’s Year of Engineering with new partnerships and teaching resources.

How do rollercoasters keep moving?


Celebrate the Year of Engineering with our latest video resource which explores curriculum science at the theme park.

Help your pupils see the magic in science


Explore the topic of Light through the story of Peter Pan.

Welcome to the new BP Educational Service website


We’re excited to announce the launch of our new and refreshed BP Educational Service website. Read on to find out about our new features.

Congratulations to the winners of the 2018 Ultimate STEM Challenge!


Young scientists from Walton Priory School wowed the judges during the USC 2018 final.

Making science relevant


The Science Capital Teaching Approach supports teachers in helping students find more meaning and relevance in science subjects.

Meet the scientists


Meet the scientists is a series of live web chats between BP scientists and secondary school students around the UK.

Teacher videos


We gave primary school teachers cameras and asked them to document how they use BPES resources to support their science teaching.