T Levels: Getting talent into your business
Chloe Franklin, Marketing and Communications Manager at EngineeringUK, blogs about T levels and how they support SMEs with finding talent
Apprenticeships: Turning Talk into Action
Beatrice Barleon, our Head of Policy and Public Affairs, blogs about implementing the actions of our recent report on apprenticeships, "Fit for the Future"
Making The Big Bang Fair accessible
Our Head of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Susi Farnworth, explains some of the many steps we take to make The Big Bang Fair accessible to all young people.
3 things we love about working with Corporate Members
Corporate relationships managers Jane Campbell and Karen Woodward discuss the things they most enjoy about their work with our Corporate Members.
Building futures: the power of work experience
Kim Biddulph, our Engagement Projects Manager, reflects on our recent work experience programme
Engineering a sustainable world
Nigel Hirst, newly-elected President of IChemE, talks about what’s coming next for the Institution and the areas of focus during his presidency: collaboration, continuous learning, community and choice.
Supporting teachers with tailored content
Neon has just launched a collection of new, tailored content to support teachers and careers advisers. Dan Powell, Head of Neon talks through the latest updates and explains how and why we update the site
Opening access to STEM careers at The Big Bang Fair
Joanna Cook, Senior HR Business Partner at NaturalMotion, explains how they are planning to excite young visitors with their virtual experience
Using bursaries to inspire young people
EngineeringUK Head of EDI, Susi Farnworth, discusses how bursaries can help engage groups that are under-represented in engineering and the impact of our own schemes
Spotlight on sustainability
To mark Earth Day 2023, EngineeringUK Head of Environmental Sustainability, Mike Hardisty, talks about EngineeringUK’s sustainability journey so far and our targets for the future
5 reasons to volunteer with The Big Bang Fair
Do you have a passion for STEM inspiration? Are you eager to meet the next generation of inventors, innovators and creatives? Find out 5 reasons to volunteer with the Big Bang.
The Careers Working Group - collaboration is the key to successful careers inspiration
Eleanor Eyre, Head of Careers at EngineeringUK, talks about the collaborative process of producing the new ‘From idea to career’ resource
IWD - Why we need more women in engineering and technology
Dr Hilary Leevers, Chief Executive of EngineeringUK, looks behind the headline stats to understand why there aren’t enough women coming into engineering and technology.
The art of asking the right things
If you want to know how someone feels, you have to ask the right question. So how do we know what to ask? Sarah Hamilton, Senior Evaluation Manager at EngineeringUK explains.
More women STEM role models are needed in the UK curriculum
We joined the Stemettes as on their march across Waterloo Bridge on 13 February to raise awareness of the need for greater gender representation in UK curriculum STEM subjects.
We need to talk about apprenticeships
Suzanne King, Policy and Voice Manager at EngineeringUK, blogs about the importance of apprenticeships and the Fit for the Future inquiry
Former engineer now shares his skills teaching apprentices in further education
Andrew Foulks blogs about how nearly 30 years in engineering led to a second career in further education
Opening new doors – an apprenticeship journey
As it’s National Apprenticeship Week, Macy Richardson, PR Apprentice at EngineeringUK, blogs about her apprenticeship journey and how it has opened up new doors.
Farmyard machinery inspiring a love of engineering
In this blog 15 year old Izzy Graney, a member of our Youth Insight team, talks about how her rural upbringing got her fascinated with engineering
What has made us proud this year
As 2022 comes to an end, we’re reflecting on the past year and looking back on all we have achieved. In this blog, the EngineeringUK team shares what has made us proud this year.
Real-life engineering stories to inspire the next generation
It’s the last day of Tomorrow’s Engineers Week and the Engineering Council has written a blog showcasing the breadth of work of various engineers in the sector.
Youth Insight team helping shape our work with their views and experience of technology and engineering
In this blog 13 year old Sirad Mohamed, a member of our Youth Insight team, talks about her work helping our engagement activities.
Exploring the world of engineering with the WES Lottie Tour
On the fourth day of Tomorrow’s Engineers Week, Women’s Engineering Society (WES) are celebrating by arranging their seventh WES Lottie Tour to show how varied and exciting it is to work in engineering.
Shaping the Future of Breathing Support
This week is Tomorrow’s Engineers Week and Ian Joesbury, Chief Executive (volunteer) for the Exovent Charity and Fellow of the IMechE, looks at how engineering innovations will help shape the future of breathing support.
How chemical engineers can reimagine the future for everyone
This week marks Tomorrow’s Engineers Week and Chris Hamlin, a Fellow of the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE), examines how joined-up thinking by chemical engineers can deliver solutions to society’s future challenges.
5 reasons to connect and collaborate
Cat Sturman, Senior Code Manger at EngineeringUK, blog about why she thinks extending your network and collaborating with other organisations can help take your engineering outreach to the next level.
The future of engineering
Jenny Karlsson, Senior Marketing Communications Manager at EngineeringUK and project lead for Tomorrow's Engineers Week, kicks off #TEWeek22 by calling for the engineering community to get involved and inspire young people about the brilliant careers available to them.
Why we asked engineers to bake for National Engineering Day
Today marks National Engineering Day and the Royal Academy of Engineering are celebrating how engineers across the UK are improving our lives, even through baking.
Delivering and measuring inclusion at EngineeringUK
At EngineeringUK, inclusion is at the very heart of our core ambition as an organisation, to inform and inspire young people and grow the number and diversity of tomorrow’s engineers.
No-brainer pledges to make engineering outreach more impactful
Sir Julian Young, President of the IET and Chair of Tomorrow's Engineers Code Advisory Board blogs on effective engineering outreach
Do we have the STEM workforce in place to deliver net zero?
Michael Hardisty, Head of Environmental Sustainability at EngineeringUK looks at the key issues raised in nearly 30 industry reports on the "green jobs" in engineering and technology in the UK
Inclusion is key when producing engineering outreach
Susi Farnworth, Head of Internal Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) at EngineeringUK, blogs about the need to ensure engineering outreach is inclusive and showcases representation of all backgrounds.
Securing the future – why careers provision matters now more than ever
Dr Hilary Leevers, Chief Executive of EngineeringUK, has written a blog about the importance of careers provision and how it helps to shape young people's knowledge of career opportunities.
Paving the way – a view from the Sutton Trust
James Turner, Chief Executive of the Sutton Trust, shares his insight in his blog on social mobility and how having high quality careers advice plays a big part.
Understanding the challenge
Dr Hilary Leevers, Chief Executive of EngineeringUK, shares her insight on how we can improve our collective understanding of how much engineering engagement activity is needed to give every young person the chance of an engineering career.
Shining a spotlight on modern engineering
Mike Hardisty, Head of Environmental Sustainability, blogs about modern engineering and how focusing on this can inspire young people to create a net zero world.
Collaborating with partners to improve engineering outreach
Annette Valentine, Head of Business Partnerships at EngineeringUK, shares her thoughts on why collaborative working is important in order to improve engineering outreach.
Measuring and improving our impact: how can evaluation help us learn what works in STEM engagement?
Sarah Hamilton, Senior Evaluation Manager at EngineeringUK, looks at how the engineering community can use evaluation to understand what works best to improve outreach.
Let’s improve engineering outreach today, tomorrow, and forever
Dr Isabel DiVanna, Director of Business Development and Partnerships at EngineeringUK, blogs about how shared insight can make a real difference to improving your engineering outreach.
7 ways to improve engineering outreach
Tamzin Caffrey, Head of Communications at EngineeringUK, blogs about 7 ways to improve engineering outreach and help inspire tomorrow’s engineers.
Early perceptions and the underrepresentation of women in engineering
Marie Horton, EngineeringUK Senior Research Analyst, looks at female representation throughout the engineering workforce and how its impacted by early perceptions of engineering.
Neon transformed to inspire engineering in primary
Dan Powell, Head of Neon at EngineeringUK, blogs about the changes made to Neon to make it more primary teacher friendly.
Changing the Face of Engineering
Moira Shaftoe, EngineeringUK Business Partnership Manager for the North East, blogs about changing stereotypes with the Face of Engineering Festival.
The Big Bang Competition- a journey of pride and inspiration
Bethan Padbury, Event Executive at EngineeringUK, blogs about her experience of being a previous winner of The Big Bang Competition and how it has shaped what she is doing today.
Engineering outreach to inspire the next generation
Eleanor Eyre, Head of Careers at EngineeringUK, gives some top tips for delivering engaging engineering outreach
Find out why you should showcase your engineering experiences for young people on Neon
Dan Powell, Head of Neon, blogs on why your company should be working with Neon
Want to help shape the future? Put your skills to use as an Enterprise Advisor…
Moira Shaftoe and Karen Woodward, Business Partnership Managers at EngineeringUK talk about volunteering as Enterprise Advisors
Widen the opportunities for young people
Macy Richardson blogs about her journey to becoming an apprentice at EngineeringUK, and why it is important to offer alternative routes into a career.
How to solve an issue like levelling up? Through education and skills, of course.
How to solve an issue like levelling up? Beatrice Barleon blogs about what to look out for in the much-anticipated levelling up white paper, and why education and the skills agenda will be key drivers.
Engineers and tackling climate change
EngineeringUK's Head of Sustainability highlights the importance of engineers in this blog about tackling climate change
Climate change – harnessing the promise of future engineers
Climate change – harnessing the promise of future engineers. An opinion piece from our Chief Executive.
How telling your story can inspire future engineers
Tamzin Caffrey blogs about the importance of case studies in inspiring the next generation
Young people can save our planet
Macy Richardson blogs about her experience at Tomorrow's Engineers Week Schools COP Summit and how young people are helping to shape our net zero future.
How to measure impact in STEM outreach
Jess Di Simone blogs about Tomorrow's Engineers new resource called the measures bank.
A small investment that can make the world of a difference
Beatrice Barleon blogs about EngineeringUK’s contribution to the National Engineering Policy Centre’s submission to the 2021 spending review, which calls for an investment in STEM careers education.