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New partnership launched to drive uptake of STEM careers

New partnership launched to drive uptake of STEM careers , WISE, the ERA Foundation, STEM Learning, the Design and Technology Association and The Smallpeice Trust, to coordinate school outreach programmes for greater impact WISE calls for employers, universities and Government to act now to re-train women to take up jobs in tech A new partnership, STEM Accord, created to provide co-ordinated action to inspire more young people, and particularly girls, to study science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) will be announced today at the WISE annual conference. STEM...

National Careers Service and Mental Health UK partner to support students on Exam Results Days

National Careers Service and Mental Health UK partner to support students on Exam Results Days, With results days for certain vocational qualifications (14 August), A levels (15 August) and GCSEs (22 August) just around the corner, the Exam Results Helpline provided by the National Careers Service has partnered with Mental Health UK to help students make the most of the opportunities their results will provide. The Exam Results Helpline is a source of free, impartial advice after receiving results and is available to all parents, teachers and students. Run by the Department for Education’s National

Working with the UK Space Agency to create two comprehensive resources

Working with the UK Space Agency to create two comprehensive resources, New resources for KS3 and KS4, soon to be release have been based on the James Webb Space Telescope and Satellite Launch Systems. Pupils will learn all about these fascinating, STEM-related areas, get to launch rockets, build their own telescopes and study the maths, science, engineering and design aspects of getting into space and observing the sky and the Earth. There is a wealth of detail that teachers can adapt and link in to other subject areas as well as encourage an understanding and interest in careers...

Skills for Industry – Severn Trent Water design skills challenge for young people

Skills for Industry – Severn Trent Water design skills challenge for young people, The Design and Technology Association, working with Severn Trent Water, has helped more than 100 Coventry pupils develop essential business skills. Through the Skills for Industry programme, the utilities company has gone back to the classroom to help local young people develop problem-solving skills. For Severn Trent Water, problem-solving is a critical skill that they value in all their employees. The company worked with the Design and Technology Association to develop a curriculum resource that would encourage young people to be innovative and solution-focused....

Student Alumni - What are they doing now – and what can they do for you?

Student Alumni - What are they doing now – and what can they do for you?, It is always useful to follow past students and find out how they have fared since leaving school, particularly those who have benefited from a good D&T education and are putting it to some use. The important skills learned in design and technology don’t necessarily have to lead to a career in manufacturing or product design, and often students find themselves following job paths that, on the surface, do not follow expectations. However, soft skills such as working in teams, iterative and creative thinking...

Girls Go Technical with BMW

Girls Go Technical with BMW, Get involved in an exciting programme being run by the BMW Group. The programme is open to girls between the ages of 15 and 24 (minimum year 11 in September 2017). There are a limited number of places available on the programme which will run during the October half term holiday, week commencing 23rd October 2017. Upon completion of the programme, participants will have gained: - An in-depth awareness of manufacturing and engineering processes - An insight into the range of careers available - including technical roles - Enhanced interview and job...

Into Film Festival is back

Into Film Festival is back , The Into Film Festival is back again. This year around 500,000 young people and educators are expected to attend one of nearly 3,000 free Festival events including: A screening programme of over 150 film choices, chosen specifically for schools (including audio-described, subtitled, and autism-friendly screenings) Age appropriate talks from actors, directors, and industry experts Workshops and careers advice In addition to all the above, free flexible and engaging education resources to support pre- and post- screening class work are available to download to ensure...

Inspire the Next Generation of Engineers with the Made Here Now new Website

Inspire the Next Generation of Engineers with the Made Here Now new Website, Made Here Now is celebrating a major milestone with the launch of a new website at MadeHereNow.com, containing inspirational videos, success stories and photography. Backed by 37 sponsors, including manufacturers, academic institutions, trade associations, government bodies and charities, the website is aimed at young people wanting to find out what careers are available in the sector as well as Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) teachers seeking ways to inspire their own students. Among the new stories that feature on the...

Top tips for inspiring young people to choose engineering as a career

Top tips for inspiring young people to choose engineering as a career, EngineeringUK has released a new free guide to help STEM professionals and ambassadors to deliver exciting and varied activities to help encourage young people to consider engineering as a career choice. ‘Getting the message across’ is a top tips guide for anyone who provides engineering outreach activities in schools. It encourages STEM professionals and ambassadors to plan inspiring and impactful activities by providing real-world examples of engineering matched to what students might be learning in the classroom. Engineering cuts across...

Greenpower Electric Car Race at KCOM Stadium

Greenpower Electric Car Race at KCOM Stadium, More than 2,000 people from across the Humber region saw 66 electric kit cars race around Hull’s KCOM Stadium yesterday (Sunday 16th July), as part of innovative education initiative Project Blyth. The cars had been built from scratch by the 33 teams of young people taking part. Races were held throughout the day for different age groups: IET Formula Goblin for primary school children aged 9-11 year olds, IET Formula 24 for 11-16 year olds and IET Formula 24 + for 16-25-year-olds. The winners on the day were...

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