My name is Amelia Glynn. I am a first year PME student in the University of Limerick. I have a love for science, and aspire to teach chemistry and biology upon graduating. Through this programme, I want to know the skills and mindset needed to work in an industry position. I would love to use my experiences to enrich my lessons and help develop those skills in my students. I also believe this programme will give me the confidence to show my students an accurate picture of what working in an industry position is really like, which would be impossible without real life experience.
This experience will hugely benefit me, as it will enable me to bring my perspective of working in an industry position to my students. I want to use moments from my firsthand experience to motivate my students and have the confidence to show them an accurate picture of what working in the STEM industry is like. I also want to learn as much as possible in this programme, like what skills are required of a person working in this industry, and create lessons that develop those skills in my students. I know this will positively impact my class content, and give my students real insight into the modern STEM industry.