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Strategic partnership between Learning Resources® and Hope Education launches STEM in Action

Posted by Stephanie Broad | December 02, 2015 | Teaching

Learning Resources Ltd, manufacturer of teaching and learning aids for children, has announced a sales and marketing partnership with Hope Education to promote a new range of hands-on kits aimed at bringing STEM education to all UK primary classrooms. STEM in Action™, which will be launched in early 2016, is an exciting range of comprehensive kits bringing key STEM skills to life across key stages one and two.

Hannah Searle, Business Development Manager at Learning Resources, said: 'Hope Education and Philip Harris both have a wide customer base and specialist sales force which are well placed to promote and sell these teacher-friendly kits which have been designed to meet a growing need within this area of the National Curriculum.' Simon Nutt, Senior Marketing Manager for Hope Education said: 'We are delighted to be the exclusive distributor of these practical kits that offer complete and accessible solutions to teaching STEM in a primary classroom.' 'Their approach is very much in line with the choice of resources that we want to offer to schools,' he added.

Children using the Ron's Ramp activity

Researched by academics, developed by educationalists and tested by teachers, STEM in Action™ leads the way in primary STEM teaching. Each teacher-friendly kit addresses a host of the new National Curriculum requirements in Science, Design & Technology and Maths providing the primary teacher with everything needed to start teaching right out of the box. The six kits in the STEM in Action™ range promote independent and joint problem-solving, collaborative thinking and co-operative team work.

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