Events & Programmes

The Work-wise Foundation is the lead organiser of large events Get up to Speed with STEM, Get up to Speed with Culture & Leisure and North Star Science School.


Get Up To Speed

Get up to Speed with STEM is a live, annual, one-day showcase event which aims to introduce, inform and inspire students, parents and teachers about the world of work in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Manufacturing (STEM) sectors. It’s a superb, highly interactive careers showcase which, for over ten years, has promoted STEM-related career opportunities to over 34,000 young people, educators and families from across the Sheffield City Region and beyond.

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Bringing young people, educators, scientists and businesses together to explore the future of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (STEAM) in the South Yorkshire Region. Created by Professor Brian Cox CBE and Lord Andrew Mawson OBE in 2012, the amazing Science Summer School programme aims to make Britain the best place to do science and engineering, by inspiring the UK’s next generation of young scientists, engineers and inventors.

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Vulcan to the Sky Trust  Find out how to get involved.

Vulcan to the Sky Trust Find out how to get involved.

The Work-wise Foundation is the proud Education Partner to Vulcan to the Sky Trust. As part of this, we offer a wide range of programmes for schools and young people designed to honour the past of the Vulcan XH558 and inspire the future generations into STEM careers.

To find out more about this partnership and the programmes currently on offer, please click below.

Vulcan Partnership

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