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Ready to grow: business priorities for education and skills

This is the third education and skills survey published by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI). The survey provides an authoritative barometer of business opinion on key education and skills issues. It was conducted in February 2010, with responses received from 694 employers, collectively employing over 2.4...
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Building for growth: business priorities for education and skills

This education and skills survey by the CBI was published in 2011. The survey looks at the "skills base of the nation" and whether the vocational skills needed by business and industry are being offered by students progressing from compulsory education. This survey records a significant response from employers and...
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Geometric patterns from patchwork quilts

 Robert Field has travelled extensively and has taken his camera and a keen eye with him wherever he has gone. Many people will be both suprised and delighted by the sheer number and variety of interesting patterns that he has discovered. These books will appeal both to those who have a particular interest in...
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Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI)

This set of resources, from The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) Life Support Team, is aimed at science, technology, engineering, and mathematics teachers at Key Stage Two to Four. The resources use the essential work of the RNLI to provide a real-life context for students to explore key STEM topics and...
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Educational practices - effective pedagogy in mathematics

This UNESCO publication draws on a wide range of research into pedagogical approaches that aim to engage learners and lead to desirable outcomes in mathematics. The report looks to deepen the understanding of educational practices that optimise opportunities for mathematics learners.The report aims to share what...
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Engineering for Entertainment

This video highlights a range of engineering careers in the entertainment industry and the importance of studying science, mathematics and technology. Engineers from across the sector explain what inspired them to become engineers and why they love their job, providing some advice on how to become an engineer.This...
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Structural Engineer

Katie Symons creates modern buildings and structures. This Department for Education video clip demonstrates the importance of STEM subjects in achieving a career in structural engineering. Katie describes how her work involves designing buildings, which involves a great deal of science, engineering and mathematics...
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Humanitarian Engineer

Andrew is Chief Executive of the charity Engineering Without Borders UK. This Department for Education clip shows students how choosing to study science can help an individual to make a global difference. Engineers Without Borders UK, work on problems associated with communities overseas that do not have access to...
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Sports Technologist

Chris Holmes is a sports technologist for sports equipment manufacturer Adidas. This Department for Education clip is useful in showing students how a career such as this relies on a background of STEM study. Chris describes how he specialises in the development of sports balls. His job is to investigate the best...
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Educational practices -emotions and learning

In this booklet, Reinhard Pekrun draw upon empirical evidence to address the emotions experienced by students at school. He discusses the nature and diversity of these emotions, their function on student’s learning, their individual antecedents, ways to regulate these emotions, and the influence on teachers, lessons,...
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