Education in the Media: 8 August 2017 | Media Officer

 

Today’s Education in the Media focuses on the uptake in STEM subjects by girls.

STEM Subjects

Today, 8 August, a leaked memo from a Google employee, in which women were described as less suited to coding than men, has attracted widespread comment and criticism in the press.

This department strongly believes that no one should held back from any career because of their gender. That is why the government continues to encourage girls to consider a wider range of careers, including in higher paying sectors traditionally dominated by men, through funding programmes in schools to…

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