There has been great interest in advancing Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) education for some time now.

The aim of this research is to motivate and encourage students, and in particular transition year students (14-16 year olds) to learn STEM subjects and to pursue STEM
based careers.

The research aims to support this frameworkof learning through exploring and forming Communities of Practice (CoP) which will invesitage the potential of UMI technologies Ubiquitous computing, Mobile technology and the Internet-of-things) for the learning of
STEM.