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Seven students watch teacher carrying out an experiment

Opinion | 10 February 2020

Using neuroscience to design education interventions: what have we learned? by Asimina Vergou

Neuroscience can improve educational outcomes, but teachers should be involved from early on in the design of interventions.

Children and scientists look at an image showing organs of the human body

Opinion | 18 September 2019

How do you get children from disadvantaged backgrounds engaged with science? by Mat Hickman

One answer is youth workers. They are developing and delivering inspiring science activities through Curiosity, our scheme with BBC Children in Need.

Three female students carry out science experiment involving an electric circuit

Opinion | 11 September 2019

How can we improve equity in science education? by Anita Krishnamurthi

In an increasingly STEM-dependent world, we want all young people to be able to engage with science – both inside and outside of school.

Pupil at primary school

Opinion | 19 September 2017

Explorify: a new and easy way to teach science in primary schools

Hilary Leevers, Head of Education and Learning, explains why it’s so important for children across the UK to experience great science teaching at primary school, and how Explorify, our new free online resource, can help.

Carolyn Robson of the Teaching Schools Council presenting an ENTHUSE award to the technical team from George Spencer Academy

News | 26 July 2017

Acclaim for inspiring science teachers and technicians

Outstanding teachers and technicians have been celebrated for their inspirational work in STEM subjects at the 2017 ENTHUSE Celebration Awards.

Hand drawing lightbulbs on chalkboard

News | 21 June 2017

Wellcome and BBC Children in Need launch Curiosity

Wellcome is partnering with BBC Children in Need to launch Curiosity, a £2 million funding scheme for exciting and engaging science activities aimed at children and young people experiencing disadvantage in the UK.

Children playing with slime

News | 3 April 2017

Five major projects get Science Learning+ funding

Wellcome, the US National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) are supporting five major projects to understand the differences that informal science learning activities can make to children and young people’s enjoyment and understanding of science.