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Case Study: Landbased Technology

Produced for Future Morph, this short video shows the activities of a student studying a National Diploma in Land Based Technology at Bicton College. The student describes how the course develops skills in the maintenance and repair of machinery such as tractors, commercial vehicles and other agricultural...

Chemistry: more than just white coats

This presentation highlights the career opportunities available to those with a chemistry qualification.

Liza Brooks: Technical Director (True Snowboards)

In this Careers4u.tv video, Liza Brooks describes how she became a world expert in snowboard design and technology and the Technical Director of True Snowboards Ltd. Liza describes her interest in science and design technology at school and how failing her AS level subjects led her to study for a National Diploma...

Exploring Physics: Uncovering Choice

From the Institute of Physics, this pack of activities aims to encourage teachers to work together in providing a consistent approach to careers advice and guidance. It will also help teachers to build on their own knowledge of physics-based careers and, in turn, help students to make informed choices based on...

Want to Do Something Different?

Produced by the Gender Equality and Race Inclusion (GERI) project, this teacher guidance and classroom activities outline a process that encourages young people to explore, in a comprehensive and constructive way, those jobs usually done by members of the opposite sex. Case studies and activities look at various...

Gender and Cultural Awareness in Engineering Outreach

This London Engineering Project paper, from the Royal Academy of Engineering, describes the processes and practices for developing gender neutral and culturally appropriate engineering activities in schools.

The project activities include gender awareness training for fieldworkers, STEM ambassadors and line...

Getting Girls into Engineering: a Practical Guide

This London Engineering Project guide, from the Royal Academy of Engineering, describes efforts to attract more girls to engineering as a choice of subject for study and as a career.

The guide aims to share the effective practice developed by the UKRC in the area of gender inclusion and focuses on sections...

Getting Girls into Engineering: Best Practice Case Study

This London Engineering Project best practice case study, from the Royal Academy of Engineering, describes the actions and results of the project's efforts to integrate equality and ensure the participation of girls in STEM activities.

Aiming to encourage under-represented groups, and especially girls, to...

Promoting Engineering as a Career to Young People

This resource from the Royal Academy of Engineering describes how the London Engineering Project worked to encourage students to see engineering as a potential career path. All activities used an Engineering Message to contextualise engineering and emphasise its impact on the world around us.

The project...

Gender Equality

Produced by the former Department for Children, Schools and Families, this guide supports the delivery of Diplomas. It explores ways to encourage both male and female learners to consider qualifications and careers that are not typical to their gender. It suggests activities that consortia can carry out to engage...

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