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Science Education Tracker 2016

We've surveyed more than 4,000 students between year 10 and year 13 to hear their attitudes towards and experiences of science education and careers. 

Key findings

  • 68% of young people found science lessons at school very interesting or fairly interesting
  • 43% of young people were very or fairly interested in a science-related career
  • 35% of young people said ‘having a good teacher’ had encouraged them to learn science
  • 29% of GCSE students reported doing practical science less than once a month
  • 28% of young people wanted to do STEM-related work experience but were unable to.

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