Our founder Toni Scullion caught up with TES to speak about the gender gap and what can be done to close it.
“Young people studying science, technology, engineering and mathematics (Stem) subjects – particularly computing science – are falling in schools in Scotland. So it’s no real surprise that the gender gap when it comes to women in senior industry-related roles is also looking very bleak.
In 2019, we saw just 89 girls in Scotland enter the Advanced Higher computing science course, in comparison with 525 boys. These numbers are concerning as Advanced Higher pupils are the prime candidates to study a related subject in tertiary education.”
You can read the full article here.