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Returning to STEM
Returning to STEM

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Week 8: Planning your next steps

Introduction

This is the last week of the course, but rather than viewing it as an ending you should consider this as the start of the next stage of your journey and a new phase in your career development.

This week you will develop a powerful action plan that will help you move forward with your return to work. You will start by identifying your long-term goals and ambitions, and then outline the steps required to get there.

Before you go on to creating your own unique action plan, you’ll look again at the strategies that have worked for others returning to STEM.

First, listen to Sue talking about what this week is going to involve and hear about how she returned to education to study computing:

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By the end of the week you should have:

  • reflected on everything you’ve learned on this BOC
  • identified your long-term goals and ambitions
  • created an action plan which breaks your long term goals into a series of achievable steps.