World Engineering Day - 4th March 2022

World Engineering Day was started by UNESCO to celebrate engineers and engineering, and improve public understanding of how engineering and technology are central to modern life and for sustainable development.

This collection of resources brings together videos and activities, for primary and secondary aged pupils, to explain the importance of engineering in society and practical tasks so pupils can understand the skills engineers need.




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Get Engineering!

These activities were designed to introduce students to different sectors in engineering.


Practical Action teaching resources which embed sustainability issues into all aspects of D&T. They unpack sustainability terms such as the 6Rs’, present a range of design briefs/STEM challenges set in global context and evaluation tools. Suitable for ages 11-16.

This collection of videos from the Royal Academy of Engineering showcase the exciting range of work that Engineers are involved in!

"From the shoes you wear and the phone in your hand, through to the music you listen to and the games you play, engineering is at the heart of everything. It brings ideas to...

Engineering a better world

This STEM resource is inspired by the Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation.

Engineering a better world is a series of activities, practical tasks and discussion points that invite young learners to explore the role that young engineers and entrepreneurs play in developing innovations that will bring...