In the Know: Be Inspired to Pursue a Career in STEM!

In the Know: Be Inspired to Pursue a Career in STEM!

In The Know Parents What's new?

We hope you’re well? We’re celebrating International Day of Women and Girls in Science on Saturday 11th February, and what better way to celebrate than to inspire the next generation of STEM professionals! In this week’s newsletter, you’ll learn how to make your way into a career in science and explore a day in the life of a STEM professional! And don’t forget to sign up for our free parent webinar to discover a proven formula to help your teen succeed! Read on to find out more!

Join the Free Parent Webinar: Discover the 9 Success Habits to Help Your Teen Succeed!
Did you miss our parent webinar yesterday? Don’t worry – You can join us for our next session! We’ll be running the live webinar again next week Thursday 9th February at 7pm. Join us to learn about the 9 success habits and how your teen can benefit from implementing them! During this expert-led webinar, Temi Kamson, Founder and CEO of GT Scholars, will be sharing a proven formula to help your teen succeed at school and beyond, so be sure to sign up here!

Explore a Day in the Life of a STEM Professional!
Do you want to know what a day in the life of a STEM professional looks like? Join Massey University in this free Q&A session for young people interested in learning about STEM careers. Hear from a panel of STEM professionals and discover the advice they have for anyone interested in STEM careers. This online event will take place on Friday 10th February, so don’t miss out by signing up here!

Learn how to Make your Way into a Career in Science!
IMDEA Networks Institute is hosting a free online event for young people over 16 to discuss how to make their way into a career in science. Join female researchers from the institute, as well as from the University of Liverpool, to learn about the experiences they’ve had and the growing trends in students’ choices in STEM careers. Sign up for this event taking place on Wednesday 8th February here!

In the Know: Helping your Teen Build Skills to Succeed!

In the Know: Helping your Teen Build Skills to Succeed!

In The Know Parents What's new?

We hope you’re well? With your teen growing up, you may start wondering how you can help keep them motivated to study for their GSCEs and look for career opportunities. In this week’s newsletter, you’ll be exploring strategies and a proven formula to help your teen succeed, helping your teen master the foundations of Algebra for their GCSEs and learning where to find career opportunities in STEM! Read on to find out more!

Join the Free Parent Webinar: Discover the 9 Success Habits to Help Your Teen Succeed!
Join us on Thursday 2nd February at 7.00pm for our first online parent webinar for the year! During this expert-led webinar, Temi Kamson, Founder and CEO of GT Scholars will be sharing a proven formula to help your teen succeed at school and beyond. During this webinar, you’ll learn about the 9 success habits and how your teen can benefit from implementing them, so be sure to sign up here!

Learn about Careers in STEM!
STEM Women is hosting a free online workshop on Wednesday 1st February to share tips and guidance for young people aged 16 and above to get them started with their career search in STEM industries. With so many websites to work through and so much to consider, it can be an overwhelming process for your teen. If this sounds like something your teen needs, then sign up here!

Join a GCSE Algebra Masterclass!
Master the founding principles of Algebra with GreenKey Tuition’s GCSE exam masterclass! This masterclass will help young people studying for their GCSEs understand the concepts and formulae used in algebra, as well as how to use them! Join this free online masterclass taking place on Saturday 11 February by signing up here!

In the Know: Express Yourself Through Coding!

In the Know: Express Yourself Through Coding!

In The Know Parents What's new?

We hope you’ve been well? With the world becoming more and more digital, young people of this generation are turning more towards careers in the tech space. Coding can give them a way to improve multiple skills, such as problem-solving and critical thinking. Not to mention, they can code something that can truly allow them to express themselves! In this week’s newsletter, you’ll learn all about coding and the importance of creativity in your child’s life! Read on to find out more!

Code with Python!
Little Apple Academy is holding a free online workshop to teach young people aged 10 and above to learn programming in Python. Your child can build their coding skills by creating mini-projects that are challenging and fun! This workshop is taking place on Sunday 29th January, and you can join here, no coding experience required!

Learn All About Coding!
Code.org offers free online resources for students who are interested in learning all about coding! From self-paced courses to videos introduced by incredible people in the tech industry, such as Bill Gates and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. Take a dive into some of these courses to create your own programmes and games! Try it out here.

Express Yourself!
From age 4, Millie Page knew that she was different academically to her classmates. Growing up, she began to understand how her confidence could bloom from being expressive, and how it could also help her focus academically. Now, she is the UAE’s youngest produced musician, and she speaks in this TedTalk about the importance of creativity in teenagers’ lives.

In the Know: Be Inspired to Reach Your Goals!

In the Know: Be Inspired to Reach Your Goals!

In The Know Parents What's new?

We hope you had a good week? Have you noticed that as your child grows up, their interests change? From science, coding and technology to history and art, they never run out of things to be passionate about! One of the best ways that you, as a parent, can support them in their new interests is by being excited and getting involved! In this week’s newsletter, we’ll be exploring the science behind beauty products, discovering Tutankhamun’s tomb and be motivated to trust in yourself and not give up! Read on to find out more!

Dive into the World of Cosmetic Science with Teen Science Cafe!
As global as the cosmetic industry is, at the heart of every personal care and cosmetic product that hits shelves is science. In this free event, teens can hear from Nikisha Horn, an expert researcher with over 20 years of experience in the cosmetic science field, and learn about where a passion for science and beauty can take you. This online event will be taking place on Wednesday 18th January, so be sure to sign up here!

It’s November 1922, and we’re in Egypt!
All the tombs of the Valley of the Kings were already known; all except for one! Follow along one hundred years of exploration in Egypt, all in search of the last hidden tomb of Egypt: Tutankhamun’s tomb! On Monday 23rd January, World Virtual Tours will be taking us on an exciting adventure in the discovery of the boy-pharaoh’s tomb, and you can come along on the journey by signing up to this online event for free!

Be Inspired by “The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind”!
At the age of 14, William Kamkwamba built an electricity-producing windmill from spare parts and scrap to power his family’s home. In this incredible Ted Talk, he speaks about the difficulties and obstacles he faced, and how he overcame them by trusting in himself and not giving up! Listen to his inspiring story here!

In the Know: Building a Career and Confidence in STEM!

In the Know: Building a Career and Confidence in STEM!

In The Know Parents What's new?

We hope you enjoyed your holiday and that you’re ready for the new year ahead! With the spring term here, we’re sure you’re excited to help your child build their skills and confidence to tackle the new school term. In this week’s newsletter, you’ll learn how to overcome imposter syndrome and how to get into a career in quantum computing! And don’t forget applications for our 1-to-1 programmes close on Wednesday, so there’s still time to apply! Read on to find out more.

Applications for our online 1:1 Programmes close next week Wednesday!
Applications for our 1:1 Tutoring & Mentoring Programmes close soon! Our 1:1 Programmes are perfect for ambitious young people living in the UK aged 11-18 who are looking to improve their grades and gain leadership skills in the process! Applications close Wednesday 11th January 2023, so make sure to book a call with the Scholar Success Team if you’d like to sign your child up for next term’s intake. 

Overcome Imposter Syndrome!
Did you notice that sometimes your child feels that they don’t fit in, or is filled with self-doubt which affects their confidence in completing tasks? STEM Women  is hosting a free 45-minute workshop for students that’ll provide tips and tricks for growing self-confidence and banishing imposter syndrome! Join this insightful workshop takes place on Wednesday 23rd January 2023 here.

Learn about Quantum Computing!
BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, is hosting a free event for young people over 16 to learn about Quantum Computing and how to get a career in it! In this event, you will learn what quantum computing is, where it is useful, and how you can build a career in this emerging field. This online event will be on Wednesday 18th January 2023, and you can sign up here!

In the Know: Christmas Activities for the Family!

In the Know: Christmas Activities for the Family!

In The Know Parents What's new?

We hope you’re as excited about Christmas as we are! We know that nothing gets you into the Christmas spirit more than family fun and activities, which is why this week we’ve put together some fun activities for you and your family! Gather around with something hot to drink to find out more! And don’t forget, applications for our tutoring and mentoring programmes are open! Read on to find out more.

Applications for our online 1:1 Programmes are open!
We’re excited to let you know that applications are still open for our 1:1 Tutoring & Mentoring Programmes. Our scholars have been able to move up by 2-grade points within a year of being on one of our programmes eg. from a D-grade to a B-grade equivalent! The closing date for applications is Friday 6th January 2023. If you’d like to find out more or are interested in signing your child up for next term’s intake, book a call with the Scholar Success Team!

Have a Conscious Christmas!
The Sustainable Life School is hosting a free online festive special to get you into the Christmas spirit and help you have a more climate-friendly celebration! This informative event will provide you with top tips for reducing packaging, food and energy to help you reduce your impact and save money over the holidays. Sign up for this family event happening on Monday 19th December here.

We’ll be closing for Christmas and New Years!
We’re just letting you know that our office will be closed from Wednesday 21st December until Tuesday 3rd January, and our first day back at the office will be on Wednesday 4th January 2023. If you would like to get in touch with us before we close, please email us or give us a quick call. 

Have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

The Team at GT Scholars

 

In the Know: Fun Festive Activities for the Family!

In the Know: Fun Festive Activities for the Family!

In The Know Parents What's new?

How are you? We hope you had a good week! The festive season is almost here, and if spending quality time with your family is on your to-do list, then this week’s newsletter is just for you! We’re also pleased to let you know that applications for our 1:1 Programmes are now open, so if you’re looking for an opportunity to help give your child a head-start to their future, read on to find out more!

Applications for our online 1:1 Programmes are open!
Applications for our 1:1 Tutoring & Mentoring Programmes are open! Our 1:1 Programmes are perfect for ambitious young people living in the UK aged 11-18 who are looking to improve their grades and gain leadership skills in the process! Applications close Friday 6th January 2023, so make sure to book a call with the Scholar Success Team if you’d like to sign your child up for next term’s intake.

Learn about Ancient Winter Festivals!
Join Dr. Shushma Malik and Professor Robin Osborne from the University of Cambridge’s Faculty of Classics as they discuss ancient winter festivals to get you in the Christmas spirit. This insightful event is open to all young people and is free to join. The event takes place on Tuesday 20th December, and you can sign up here.

See the Christmas Lights in Venice!
NextStop – Italy, is hosting a Virtual Walking Tour to see the magical Christmas lights in Venice. Take a virtual walk with expert guides from the St. Mark’s Square’s colonnades to the Rialto Bridge. During this tour you and your family pass through festive markets where you can enjoy Christmas carols. Join this free event on Monday 12th December here!

In the Know: Raising your Teenager for Success!

In the Know: Raising your Teenager for Success!

In The Know Parents What's new?

As you raise your teenager, you may learn that teaching teenagers to communicate, be responsible and explore new ideas is an ongoing process. In this week’s newsletter we’re sharing with you new ways to learn how to encourage your teen to communicate, how to connect with them as a parent, and help them explore the world of coding in Python! Read on to find out more!

Discover how to Raise an Independent Teenager!
York Hills Centre for Children, Youth and Families is hosting a free online seminar for parents to learn how to help their teenager make the most out of their school years. The Triple P Teen Seminar will target everyday concerns, such as encouraging responsible and independent behaviour, learning healthy communication and improving family relationships. This seminar will take place on Wednesday 7th December, so be sure to sign up here.

Connect with your Teenager!
Terri Keay and Danielle Warren, clinical navigators, are presenting a webinar for parents to learn how to connect with their teenager. In this webinar you will also learn about your parenting style and how this influences your relationship with your teen. This insightful event will be held on Monday 12th December, so don’t forget to sign up here.

Learn how to Code Using Python!
Teach The Nation To Code is hosting a free coding workshop for young people of all ages to learn how to code using Python! In this interactive workshop, your child will learn the fundamentals of programming with Python and develop an understanding of basic problem solving with Python code. They will also gain an official QA certificate for completing the programme! Sign up for this event taking place on Saturday, 3rd December here.

In the Know: All About Apprenticeships!

In the Know: All About Apprenticeships!

In The Know Parents What's new?

Did you know that apprenticeships can open up new opportunities for your child and help them learn valuable skills that employers are looking for? In this week’s newsletter, you’ll learn all about apprenticeships, how to apply for them, as well as where to apply! Read on to find out more!

Learn about Apprenticeships!
Future Talent Lab is hosting a free workshop to introduce young people aged 16 and over to apprenticeships! In this workshop, you will learn about the entry requirements for different apprenticeships and how you can apply for these apprenticeships. This insightful online workshop will be held on Tuesday 6 December, so be sure to sign up here.

Discover Apprenticeship Opportunities!
Severn Trent is hosting a free online event for parents of young people aged 16 and over to learn about apprenticeship opportunities. In this event, you will learn how to successfully support your young person to apply for an apprenticeship. Join this event on Wednesday 14 December to have all your apprenticeships questions answered.

Explore a Day in the Life of an Apprentice!
Success at School is partnering with Lloyds Banking Group to bring students and parents in years 10 to 13 a free webinar! In this webinar, you will be learning about apprenticeship opportunities at Lloyds Banking Group, hear from current apprentices, and learn what a day in the life of an apprentice looks like. This online event will be taking place on Tuesday 13 December, and you can sign up here.

In the Know: Activities for Skill-Building!

In the Know: Activities for Skill-Building!

In The Know Parents What's new?

We hope you have been doing well this week? With the world going digital more and more each day, so are the career opportunities available to young people. However, in order to be successful in their careers, young people need to learn about boundaries and expectations. In this week’s newsletter, you’ll learn how to set effective boundaries with your teenager, explore apprenticeship opportunities and discover how they can build an app for IOS or Android! Read on to find out more.

Create an App for IOS or Android!
MIT App Inventor is a free online visual programme that allows young people aged 11 and over to learn coding and build fully functional apps for IOS and Androids. In fact, new MIT App Inventors can have their first simple app up and running in less than 30 minutes! They offer tutorials ranging from basic to advanced difficulty so that you always have something new to learn! Help your child create their first app here

Learn how to Set Boundaries with your Teen!
Yshai Boussi, a speaker and family therapist of 20+ years, is hosting a free webinar for parents who are wanting to learn how to set effective boundaries with their teenagers. In this webinar, you’ll learn some new perspectives and tools to hold your teen accountable while preserving connection. This online event will be on Wednesday 16 November, and you can sign up here.

Discover Apprenticeship Opportunities!
All About Stem is hosting a free online event for students aged 16 and over and their parents to learn more about apprenticeships. In this event, you will learn what it means to do an apprenticeship, where to find an apprenticeship and what career opportunities are available after completion. There will also be a Q&A, as well as digital resources available to you. You can sign up for this event here.