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Technicians from URT Ltd

In these video resources from the Gatsby Foundation, staff at Universal Race Technology (URT Ltd) describe how important technicians are to the work that they do. The company trains their own technicians so that they can work with the specific cutting edge materials, technologies and processes that are used...

Engineering UK Reports 2011-2013: the State of Engineering

These reports, from Engineering UK, look at the state of the engineering sector in the UK over periods of time. They investigate:

* Current topics, such as engineering in the low carbon economy and women in engineering
* Research and innovation in the engineering sector
* The size of the...

Space for Technicians?

This report, commissioned by the Gatsby Charitable Foundation, investigates the role of technicians in the space industry. The aim of the project on which this report was based was to inform government policy towards technicians by investigating their duties, the skills they are required to have, and how employers...

Investigation into Why the UK Has the Lowest Proportion of Female Engineers in the EU

This report, published in April 2011 by Engineering UK, compared the education systems in the UK, Ireland, Italy and Sweden to explore and understand why the UK has the lowest proportion of female engineering professionals across the EU states.

In order to determine if there are any successful national...

STEM Careers Review 2010

This review of STEM careers, led by John Holman, was funded by the Gatsby Charitable Foundation in February 2010. The review covered provision of STEM careers education, information, advice and guidance in England. The report focused on secondary and further education, but recommended the need to commence careers...

Choosing the Right STEM Degree Course: Investigating the Information Available

This report focuses on progression from post-16 education in schools and colleges into STEM first degree programmes and proposes a number of recommendations for improving levels of communication among the main stakeholders.

SCORE commissioned the Centre for Education and Industry, which is based at the...

Quality, Choice and Aspiration: a Strategy for Young People's Information, Advice and Guidance

This strategy report looks at students' need for high quality information, advice and guidance (IAG) to help them make decisions and enable them to access the support and opportunities they need. This strategy sets out the steps that are being taken to improve the IAG offered, the importance of responding to a...

Making Choices: Why Choose STEM Subjects?

These videos have been developed for the National HE STEM Programme project ‘becoming a STEM enthusiast’ to be used in conjunction with the activities found in this collection.

Making choices features six staff giving their perspective as to why choosing to study any STEM subject at HE level is a good...

Stepping Up: Studying STEM Subjects at University

These videos have been developed for the National HE STEM Programme project ‘becoming a STEM enthusiast’ to be used in conjunction with the activities found in this collection. The two clips are from both staff and student perspectives, explaining how they found the transition from school or college study to...

Why Choose Maths?

These videos have been developed for the National HE STEM Programme project ‘becoming a STEM enthusiast’ to be used in conjunction with the activities found in this collection.

Dr Tim Jupp explains that the difference between school mathematics and university mathematics is that at university students...

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