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Maths in an Industrial Context

Produced by the Learning and Skills Improvement Service (LSIS), this case study looks at the themes of employer engagement and mathematics. The project, by Rotherham College of Arts and Technology, aimed to generate an understanding of the industrial application of mathematics in learners, staff and employers. It...

Placement at a Construction Company

Produced by the Learning Skills Improvement Service (LSIS), this case study looks at the themes of knowledge and technology transfer and STEM skills for the future. The case study looks at a lecturer in construction and building who engaged in an industrial secondment through the New Engineering Foundation.

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Improving Teaching and Learning in Engineering

Produced by the Learning Skills Improvement Service (LSIS), this case study looks at the themes of curriculum development and innovation in STEM. The project aimed to utilise existing practitioner-produced resources to support engineering teaching and learning.

By creating a collaboration between providers...

Harnessing Technology: Teaching and Learning

Produced by the Learning Skills Improvement Service (LSIS), this document describes the background and key learning points from the Harnessing Technology project. This resulted in a series of case studies that illustrate the use of technology to advance teaching and learning in the Post-16 sector. This document...

Employer Engagement: Teaching and Learning

From the Learning Skills Improvement Service (LSIS), this document summarises their Exploring Improvements in Teaching and Learning Through Employer Engagement project. It looked at developing links between institutions and employers in the Post-16 sector. The outcomes of the project can be seen in the series of...

STEM Careers Information, Advice and Guidance

Produced by the Learning and Skills Improvement Service (LSIS), this document describes a project to improve STEM careers information, advice and guidance in the Post-16 sector. Detailed case studies from this project can be seen in the corresponding collection Progression Through...

Sustainability

From the Learning Skills Improvement Service (LSIS), this case study describes how Hull and Stockton Riverside Colleges used the topic of sustainable development to improve aspects of STEM careers guidance.

Hull College The project encouraged a greater holistic awareness in lecturers of the...

Industry 'Fit for Purpose' Engineering Qualifications

This case study describes the processes and partnerships needed in developing a Higher Apprenticeship in Engineering Environmental Technologies.

It looks at:
* the challenges and benefits of working with an extensive range of partners and stakeholders and fostering cross-sector innovation
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Developing an Aviation Academy

Craven College in Skipton, North Yorkshire is twenty four miles from Leeds Bradford Airport where there are significant employment opportunities covering a range of areas in a busy airport e.g. pilots, ground staff and a range of auxiliary services. The College, through partnership with Jet2.com, Multiflight, TUI...

Aspire Higher - Technology Careers

This case study explores the intention of a provider to engage young learners in engineering and technology. Key to the project was the involvement of parents, employers and a range of STEM Ambassadors. Information on career pathways in engineering being the focus, an innovative approach in making engineering...

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