Young STEM Leader Week 2020

26th - 30th October 2020

What is it?

26th - 30th October 2020 is #YoungSTEMLeaderWeek with lots of exciting activities lined up. Whether you're involved in YSLP or not, we invite you to take part!

This is the perfect week to kick start YSLP in your own centre, joining the hundreds of centres and thousands of YSLs who’ll be getting involved nationally! It’s also a great opportunity for anyone involved in STEM to support the programme. We are calling on you to support the launch of #YoungSTEMLeaderWeek and celebrate YSLP becoming available across Scotland!


Get involved

Daily hashtag challenge

Taking part is easy and the challenge is open to anyone involved in STEM. Each day, all you have to do is post a Tweet using #YoungSTEMLeaderWeek what you’ve been up to and how it links to the core elements of The Young STEM Leader Programme: Discover, Create, Inspire and Lead

Each day, we will choose our favourite Tweets and one lucky group of YSLs will win up to £100 Amazon vouchers for their centre.


Example: Tweet about the most iconic discoveries in STEM


Example: Post videos of your favourite STEM creations or create one of your own!


Example: Do something inspirational that will capture the attention of our followers or tell us who or what you find inspiring.


Example: Show your YSLs in action, leading their STEM activities, events or interactions.


Show us how you’ve got involved in YSLP any way you like!

Twitter Takeover

We’re looking for Young STEM Leaders to run our Twitter account to share their experiences of being Young STEM Leaders for a day. YSLs will come up with content, images and will be able to answer questions from our audiences. 

Tutor Assessors: If your YSLs are interested in taking over our Twitter account, send us an email or a DM @YoungSTEMLeader to find out more. 

Order YSLP Badges

Order YSLP pin badges for your Young STEM Leaders. These are free and will be delivered to your centre before Young STEM Leader Week.

Fill in this form to order your badges once per centre:

Interview a STEM VIP

We are delighted to be supported by an impressive group of STEM VIPs and we invite YSLs in Scotland to interview them! The interviews will be led by YSLs online and will be recorded during September/October to be published during  #YoungSTEMLeaderWeek.


Find out more about networking and training opportunities during #YoungSTEMLeaderWeek

TA Connections: Working with STEM Ambassadors

Mon 26 October, 4.00pm - 5.00pm

Tutor Assessor Training
(All levels)

Thu 29 October, 4.00pm - 5.00pm


Coming soon.


Get in touch

We'd love to know your plans for #YoungSTEMLeaderWeek.

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