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ERIC Number: EJ1120266
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Mar
Pages: 2
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0036-6811
STEM: Not for People Like Me?
Macdonald, Averil
School Science Review, v97 n360 p90-91 Mar 2016
The UK needs more well-qualified people to enter engineering in order to maintain and develop its economy. It appears that engineering it still seen by many as the preserve of the white male. This article looks at possible reasons (often based on established prejudice among students and their families and peer groups) why, in particular, members of minority ethnic groups and girls in general are not inclined to follow STEM-based careers.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom
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