Linda Scott

L. Scott

STEM Education Consultant

West Midlands STEM Ambassador Hub Team

Contact Details

email: l.scott@worc.ac.uk
tel: 01905 855048

Before joining the staff of the School of Education, Linda worked as a teacher of science, specialising in Physics, as an Advisory Teacher for secondary science and as an education researcher. She has been involved in the initial teacher training and continuing professional development of many secondary teachers in our partnership schools. 

For the past ten years Linda has also been involved in the management of the STEM Ambassador Programme hosted by the University of Worcester. This provides support for teachers and organisers of voluntary organisations to enrich the Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths and Computing experiences of young people across the region. In 2017 her involvement evolved into the role of STEM Education Consultant for the West Midlands STEM Ambassador Hub.

Qualifications

  • MSc in Educational Studies, University of Oxford
  • PGCE in Physics Education, University of Hull
  • BSc in Natural Philosophy (Physics) University of Edinburgh

Role Summary

Delivery of training workshops for STEM Ambassadors:

  • People Like Me
  • Powerful Practicals
  • Supporting student project work
  • STEM Busking
  • Inspiring young people in STEM
  • STEM Mentoring
  • Presentation skills for STEM Ambassadors
  • Learning Lunches (various topics)

Professional Bodies

  • Association for Science Education
  • Consultant for STEM Learning

Publications