The TCT Inspired Minds Classroom, powered by CREATE Education, is providing 12 schools the opportunity to explore STEM and the ever-expanding industry that is additive manufacturing in a three-hour show floor experience at the TCT Show.

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2017-03-17T00:00:00

A new education initiative launched at the national Big Bang Fair is opening the door to engineering for children across the country. 

Junior Technology Tournaments are inviting school children to take part in a range of activities that encourages them to think about engineering. 

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2017-01-30T00:00:00

IQ Gates are the UK’s leaders in automated gate design, engineering and installation. With more than 20 years of experience in automated entrance gate installation and dedicated exemplary design, IQ Gates offer a service that is unparalleled to any other. We offer a wide selection of services to ensure that existing automated gates continue to work correctly and safely throughout their lifetime as well as one off repairs and safety health checks.

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2016-08-01T01:00:00

Significant numbers of Wiltshire school children have shown early interest in the Wiltshire Festival of Engineering by registering to attend the event.  Latest registration figures show that 37 schools have signed up to take part in the Festival - which will see a staggering total of over 1100 young people (aged Year 6 upwards) inspired by local technology businesses. 

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2016-07-26T01:00:00

‘We all have a part to play in tackling the STEM skills shortage’ 

The most recent research for the Parliamentary Office of Science & Technology reported that 42 per cent of employers still have difficulties recruiting staff from science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) backgrounds. Indeed, the STEM skills shortfall is a very real issue, and a cause for concern not only for schools, but also parents, businesses, government and policy-makers.  

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2016-07-26T01:00:00

Doug Anderson, Sales and Marketing Manager of Guttridge, discusses the importance of attracting future engineers, offering a few tips and setting a few industry goals along the way.

The engineering sector is vital for the UK’s economic progression. In the future, engineers will be responsible for producing cutting-edge technology and building structures that will help the UK tackle many renewable energy issues. 

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2016-07-11T01:00:00

We can do more to nurture students’ interest and achievement in Science, Design & Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) – by showing them the exciting, real-life applications of the subjects. If we want students to be fully equipped for their futures, we need to give them grounding in these subjects and make them aware of the career choices in these fields. 

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Karen Baynes, Director of Barracudas Activity Day Camps, looks at activity day camps and how they can encourage and inspire the next generation of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) professionals.

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In 2016 alone a predicted 96,300 new engineers, scientists and technologists are needed to replace the retirements in industry.  Leicester based engineering plastics specialists Nylacast have a unique formula proven to aid the industry skills gap.

The engineering firm which employs over 480 people worldwide and exports engineering solutions to blue chip clients across key industries recently opened its doors once again to local students and their parents as part of a unique open evening.

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