Headteacher Magazine, guide to services and products for UK Schools
Rapid Electronics is continuing to offer huge support to the next generation of engineers through its educational programme in 2018.
One of the UK’s leading distributors of electronic components, cables and connectors, electronics and tools, the Colchester-based company also excels with its educational resources.
MD James Bates is excited by the work being undertaken by Rapid in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) sector:
Yorkshire race car manufacturer, Ginetta, is supporting young engineers of the future by sponsoring a team in the annual Formula 1 in Schools competition. Ginetta will be sponsoring a team of five students aged between 16 and 17 from St Peter’s School in York. The competition is a chance for passionate young engineers and entrepreneurs to design and manufacture a miniature F1 car to race against other school teams around the world.
Cressall Resistors grant £500 to Madani schools
Escape Mobility has been established since 1987 and has a vast amount of experience in providing evacuation solutions for various business sectors. Escape Mobility has a strong and supportive focus on understanding the needs of people in educational buildings and how to evacuate them safely in the event of an emergency.
Evacuation specialists at Escape Mobility can help you to identify if you have the right evacuation equipment and emergency plans in place so that students, teachers and any visitors to your school can be evacuated safely.
A basic understanding of scientific concepts, processes, and ways of thinking is critical for students to succeed in the world of today and tomorrow. According to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s 2014 report on the results of the international PISA 2012 science assessment, “An understanding of science and technology is central to a young person’s preparedness for life in modern society.”
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