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Subject leader for STEM: pros and cons (primary)
Should we have a single leader for maths, science and D&T? We relay expert advice on the pros and cons of having a single leader for STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) subjects. The article looks at considerations around, for example, pupils’ needs, accountability and workload.
- Initial considerations
- Pupils’ needs
- Staffing structure
- Responsibilities and accountability
- Staff support and development
- Consistent approaches
- Cross-curricular links
- Promoting STEM subjects to pupils
- Example of a school's approach
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