The science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) plan sets out the Welsh Governments strategic objectives to work with regional education consortia and key partners including: teachers, government and national partners, local authorities, governing bodies, workforce unions and diocesan authorities to support the provision of STEM for learners in Wales.
The STEM plan sets out 6 key priorities for future actions:
- improving the analysis and reporting of progress against key indicators
- evolving the learning and teaching undertaken in schools, colleges and universities
- developing STEM-related qualifications to be of a standard comparable with the rest of the UK and the best in the world
- promoting the long-term, self-sustaining, system-wide development of an education workforce capable of delivering a new and challenging STEM curriculum
- increasing interest and participation in STEM learning, particularly with girls
- Equipping young people with career management skills and knowledge of the options available to them in the STEM sector.