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STEM Careers resources Light Up the World

STEM Careers resources Light Up the World, Age 11-14 years This unit is based around the issue of providing light for people in developing countries who do not have access to mains electricity as an example of a possible career path that D&T might lead to. Light up the World, a humanitarian organisation based at the University of Calgary, is used throughout the project as an example of this type of work in action in the real world. Pupils are given a design brief and are required to investigate the context and key people, to design...

Mapping out careers

Mapping out careers, This pdf poster will help your students focus on their career paths and the routes they will need to follow to get to their chosen job. The routes and locations on the map will help them identify and decide on their future paths and the options needed to get them to where they want to be. How to use the mapPrint out the map and put it in a prominent place where students can pause and consider their options. The map is coloured according to a D&T focus area (electronics, food, textiles, product design...

Careers in Design with Seymourpowell

Careers in Design with Seymourpowell, A fantastic 3-day course for 16-19 year olds is being run at the V&A with product designers from Seymourpowell during this half term. Young people can gain an overview of careers within the design industry, working with members of Seymourpowell, one of the world’s leading design and innovation companies, you will create their own design ideas and learn how to present them. The course includes a visit to Seymourpowell’s studios. For more information or to book a place click here.

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...

Aeronautical Engineering

Aeronautical Engineering, These resources have been developed with the support of the ERA Foundation, to help students understand roles and career paths into design and manufacturing, with aeronautical engineering as the main context. They include eight video case studies of engineers with different roles, a teacher guide and a series of PowerPoint based challenges for Key Stage 3 students. In these the eight engineers are presented as drawn characters, offering challenges to: Understand the principles of flight by making a glider that flies the furthest Powered flight: adding power to make it fly further and...

Education, the Economy and D&T

Education, the Economy and D&T, What are the pressures? The UK’s emergence from economic difficulty is revealing significant areas of weakness, particularly relating to skills shortages. It comes as no surprise therefore, that many associations and organisations in engineering and the creative industries are engaged in campaigns to raise awareness about the shortfall in the availability of suitably qualified workers. Pressures on the school curriculum, alongside outdated perceptions of these areas of activity, are preventing young people from making subject choices that can lead to a wide range of engaging careers. National contextReducing creative and technical...

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

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Designed and Made in Britain...?, Next Steps - what can I do? For more information click on the links below We need you to support the campaign and act now! Sign the petition on the right hand side of this page Write to your local MP (download a template letter) and explain your concerns How to find your local MP - add your postcode and search for your local MP How to contact your local MP - advice on how to...

Stem Learning Centre

Stem Learning Centre, STEM Learning is a provider of education and careers support in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). We work with schools, colleges and others working with young people across the UK. For more information please click here for the Stem Learning Centre . , Stem Learning Centre

Skills for Employment

Skills for Employment, Skills for employmentCareers in the creative, design and engineering industries This set of resources provides schools with information to help students understand the parameters and make the choices that will help take them towards their chosen career. It includes a four-minute video and PowerPoint full of information, links and engaging content, challenging students to consider their career paths and the routes to successful, appropriate employment in the creative, design and engineering industries. It is aimed at students considering option choices for GCSE and those already doing GCSE subjects. The video can be used...

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