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Outreach across QMUL

This web page contains information about the events which are being delivered by departments across QMUL, inviting local school and college students, teachers and parents.

Also see the links at the bottom of our teachers web page for all the departments across QMUL who offer their own outreach activities.

If you are a QMUL member of staff who is planning an outreach activity please see the WP intranet pages for advice about planning and publicity. 

Institute of Engineering Christmas Lecture


IET Christmas Lecture flyer [PDF 290KB]

Friday 8 December, 5.30-6.30pm

Attendance is free but please register to attend.

Students in Year 11 or above are invited to attend along with parents or teachers.

Are robots really going to take over the world? Discover the challenges and possibilities facing today's engineers and scientists with the quest of creating the man's new best friend (or will they be our enemies?)

Register to attend

 

 

Year 7 'Protest in Victorian Whitechapel': Workshops and Parade

Workshops and public parade designed to engage children and adults with local heritage including:

  1. Two-hour workshop in late October exploring local protest in East-End sweatshops, learning Yiddish songs
  2. One hour workshop in the first week of November preparing banners and rehearsing 1889 parade re-enactment
  3. Great Yiddish Parade (possibly in costume) will take place at 11.00-12.30 on Sunday 19 November 2017 on Whitechapel Road with music, marching band, singing troupe and historic explanation.

Open to Year 7, teachers and parents, One class of 30 per school. *Space for one further school to be involved. First come first served*

No travel reimbursements will be provided

Register to attend via email to Dr Nadia Valman n.d.valman@qmul.ac.uk

Year 11 – Year 13 Senior Team Maths Challenge

Wednesday 29 November 2017

Competition heat run by the Further Maths Support Programme and UK Maths Trust.

Spaces available for teachers to sign up teams of students. Team must consist of four Year 11, 12 or 13 students with no more than two students from Year 13.

Successful teams will progress to the grand final on 6 February 2018.

More information at: http://furthermaths.org.uk/stmchallenge

A-level Chemistry Teachers Survey

Deadline to complete: 22nd December 2017

The School of Biological and Chemical Sciences are conducting a survey with A Level Chemistry teachers to identify any new/existing challenges teachers may be facing associated with teaching the new 2015 Chemistry A-level.

The survey includes gauging interest in attending a training day specifically designed to help support this teaching.

Questions? Please contact Chemistry Lecturer Dr Lesley Howell at: l.howell@qmul.ac.uk

Complete the survey

Year 12 Math Problem Solving classes

Ten dates Nov- Mar. Wednesdays 4:30- 6pm

Open to Year 12 state school students who would like to develop their mathematical thinking and enrich their classroom studies.

The course is FREE. Teachers are asked to book places for students.

More details.

Year 10/11 Intimate image sharing workshops

The Legal Advice Centre (LAC) and QMUL Pathways to Law are offering schools the opportunity to book free workshops to educate their students on the issue of distributing intimate images and the illegality of it.

These workshops are designed and delivered by QMUL Law students who have been specifically trained in this developing area of law.

The workshops are developed based on the needs of the group and the school.

First come first served: please contact pathwaystolaw@qmul.ac.uk to book.

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