CA Technologies

CA Technologies

CA technologies has partnered with STEM Alliance, which has been active since 1 January 2017. Alongside the partnership, CA Technologies will continue to deliver its comprehensive portfolio of local STEM activities to raise awareness of STEM careers and address gender perceptions in Europe, aiming to reach 2,000 secondary students and 150 secondary school teachers from January 2017 to January 2018.

 

Over the last two years, through Create Tomorrow, a Europe-wide STEM programme that encourages secondary school children to consider STEM studies and careers, CA Technologies has reached more than 6,000 under-18 secondary school pupils and university students – of these more than 2,000 were females. 

Pledge Category

Digital skills in education

Pledge's geographical scope

Time period

Start date: 01/01/2017
End date: 31/12/2017

Other Pledge details

Public Funding: NO
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CA Technologies

CA Technologies creates software that helps companies shape the future.

Qualitative Impact

• Teachers – Through business-education collaboration, we will equip secondary school teachers with real-world insight into the technology industry to enhance how they teach ICT in schools, and learn about the career paths for their students in the industry.

Impact measurement: Perceptions before and after interaction with CA Technologies – “I am more confident in teaching ICT to students; and student engagement in ICT has increased.”

• Students, with a special focus on females – Through business-education collaboration with students, and through employee volunteering and hands-on activities, increase the attractiveness of technology careers in the digital economy, and boost students’ confidence in having the abilities to take STEM subjects and then enter technology careers.

Impact measurement: Perceptions before and after interaction with CA Technologies – “I now understand more about careers in technology, and the subjects needed to have a future career in the industry. I will consider a future career in STEM.”

Quantitative Impact

Indicator Description Target Status
People reached through awareness raising activities/teachers At the end, • 90% of teachers who have an improved perception of the technology industry • 90%of teachers who feel more equipped to effectively teach ICT and increase student engagement in the classroom 150 693
People reached through awareness raising activities/schools Schools involved in programmes and activities 70 N/A
People reached through awareness raising activities/Primary/Secondary education students At the end, • 90% students who have an improved perception of careers in the technology industry • 80% students who would consider studying a STEM subject • 80% students who would consider a future career in technology • 40% females reached across all programmes and activities • 80 %female students who would consider studying a STEM subject • 80% female students who would consider a future career in technology 2,000 3,645

Pledge progress

Evidence about progress

Since January 2017, CA Technologies has reached 3,645 under-18 school students through a variety of interactive STEM initiatives in the UK, Germany, Italy, France, Spain and Prague. These have included hands-on workshops, where students get the opportunity to discover the exciting world of STEM careers - and supporting both Deploy Your Talents (run by CSR Europe) and Programma Il Futuro in Italy, alongside various school visits and talks. Since starting our partnership with STEM Alliance in January 2017, CA has contributed towards its MOOC themed "Opening Minds to STEM" - though providing content and webinars. CA continues to work with STEM Alliance to strengthen industry and STEM education collaboration to increase students' interest in STEM subjects at school and in higher education.

Milestones

Milestone name Completion date Status
assessed and benchmarked with the STEM PI assessment tool 31/12/2017 On Track
sharing IT skills and best practice across various themes for teachers via the STEM Alliance Portal 31/12/2017 Completed
Contribute to the “Massive Online Open Course on STEM studies and careers” 31/03/2017 Completed
STEM Discovery Week / Professionals go back to School 31/12/2017 On Track
Teacher Discovery Placement 30/06/2017 On Track
Deploy Your Talents: Run by CA Technologies in Italy, Spain, Germany and France 31/12/2017 On Track
Create Tomorrow initiatives in the UK 31/12/2017 On Track