💻Connect your students with computer scientists

Connect your students with working computer scientists and other STEM professionals with I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here.

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Give context to your teaching. Through text-based Chats, students will gain insight into practical applications, fostering a deeper understanding, bridging the gap between theory and application in computer science education.

It’s quick and easy to set up, and text-only – no audio or video required.

It’s accessible from the classroom or home, and is super-flexible – you book chats at times that suit you and your classes.

Thanks to funding from the National Centre for Computing Education, this activity is completely free for UK state-maintained schools.

Funded by:

The National Centre for Computing Education supports I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here.

The National Centre for Computing Education (NCCE) is funded by the Department for Education and supporting partners and marks a significant investment in improving the provision of computing education in England. It is delivered by STEM Learning and is made up of the following programmes; Teach Computing, Isaac Computer Science and Computing Quality Framework.

Students get to:

  • Learn about up to 30 relevant scientists, through their profiles, including their CVs
  • Connect with researchers in 30-minute, text-based, online Chats
  • Deepen their understanding and continue engaging with the scientists by sending follow-up questions
  • Decide which scientist deserves the £500 winner’s prize
  • Review their learning through a facilitated discussion

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What teachers say:

“Incredibly easy to set up and run”

“My students loved their involvement and I was amazed at some of the questions they asked”