For assessors: Guidance on Nuffield Projects
First is it important to
become acquainted with the Nufflield scheme.
Generally, with these
project submissions the students are asked to work on given an aspect of a much
larger project that has already been defined. This sometimes means that key
parts of the CREST process are lacking in their report, even though the
scientific knowledge is up to university standard. Therefore, it is important
to make sure that these students are supported to produce comprehensive reports
inclusive of aims, outcomes, plans, reflections etc. Not just great scientific
Becoming an Assessor
Thanks for you interest in becoming a CREST Awards Assessor. CREST Silver and Gold Awards are assessed by trained STEM professionals. They are from a range of backgrounds and have expertise in various subjects. The role is perfect for qualified STEM ...
For assessors: Commercially sensitive projects
Occasionally our partners, such as EESW, Nuffield and the RAF will send through projects with a commercially sensitive projects form. We have accredited these projects and have given special permission for these projects to be internally assessed, ...
How do I use an accredited partner resource/activity to gain my CREST Award?
This support note is intended for teachers/facilitators and students who have either already completed, or are going to complete, a resource/activity/competition/scheme run by one of our partners which is also suitable for the CREST Awards. A full ...
CREST Gold criteria guidance
Below are the CREST criteria with a breakdown of what's expected at Gold level with examples. The examples are designed as an illustration of how the criteria might be met but are in no way designed to be exhaustive or prescriptive. Criteria ...
Guidance on being a mentor
Mentors can decide the level of their involvement – it does not have to be long-term or onerous. It can be as simple as dropping into a school/college to kick start and inspire students at the start of a project related to their career, all the way ...