On the 29th of January 2016 Monkwearmouth Academy warmly welcomed the INVENTORS! project and STEAM Co. for a day of creative talks and activities for local primary school children and the community to celebrate the INVENTORS! project.
STEAM Co highlights the importance of creativity and the Arts in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education.
The talks included a programme of keynote talks including leader of the INVENTORS! project, Dominic Wilcox as well as short talks from a number of national and local speakers themed upon creativity, community and education including Sir Peter Bazalgette, Chairman of Arts Council England and Chi Onwurah Shadow Culture and Digital Economy Minister.