Homeschooling a reception child during the lockdown

The COVID-19 lockdowns have affected us all in different ways. I’m my case, I have two small kids; one of them only just started school last September, and now I find myself juggling work and homeschooling. After three weeks of trying to work and homeschool a four year old I’m exhausted, patience is wearing thinContinue reading “Homeschooling a reception child during the lockdown”

Girls toys vs. boys toys and their influence on the STEM gender gap

In the UK, at GCSE Level, girls account for less than a quarter of computing entries, so is not a surprise that only 12% of engineers are female. I have been in the engineering industry for over a decade, and even though I have worked with other female colleagues along the way, there really haven’tContinue reading “Girls toys vs. boys toys and their influence on the STEM gender gap”