Supporting STEM education

Our UK education programme was founded in 1968 with a clear aim: to inspire young people. This founding principle continues to encourage and energise every generation; helping them gain a better understanding of how important the STEM subjects are for our industry and for their futures

50 years supporting UK education

Find out how a small initiative in Hull developed into an extensive programme of investment with a real impact on the attitudes of young people, raising their aspirations, inspiring them and connecting the dots between school and future careers

Ultimate STEM Challenge winners

Four young scientists from Walton Priory School win national STEM competition with their energy efficient solution to generate electricity from moving water

BP’s commitment to STEM education

Meeting the world’s energy demand is increasingly challenging; the industry needs bright people with a strong foundation in STEM subjects to be the geologists, drilling engineers, chemists and analysts of the future

BP Educational Service

BP’s flagship education programme, the BP Educational Service, is helping to close the STEM skills gap through its high-quality classroom resources, developed in response to new research into how students engage with STEM

Our programmes and partnerships

Find out about our Enterprising Science research and development programme, our high-quality teaching resources, our annual STEM competition for 11-14 year olds and our employee volunteering programme in schools

Solving the STEM skills challenge

BP’s women’s network in London and Deutsche Bank’s gender D&I network hosted an inspirational event for employees and local students to explore the theme “Finding the formula – solving the STEM skills challenge together”

STEM Stories

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