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Do we have the STEM workforce in place to deliver net zero?

Do we have the STEM workforce in place to deliver net zero?

27 Jul 2022

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

Inclusion is key when producing engineering outreach

14 Jul 2022

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

Securing the future – why careers provision matters now more than ever

14 Jul 2022

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

Paving the way – a view from the Sutton Trust

14 Jul 2022

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

Understanding the challenge

08 Jul 2022

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

Shining a spotlight on modern engineering

07 Jul 2022

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

Collaborating with partners to improve engineering outreach

06 Jul 2022

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?

Measuring and improving our impact: how can evaluation help us learn what works in STEM engagement?

05 Jul 2022

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

Let’s improve engineering outreach today, tomorrow, and forever

04 Jul 2022

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

7 ways to improve engineering outreach

29 Jun 2022

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

Early perceptions and the underrepresentation of women in engineering

23 Jun 2022

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

Neon transformed to inspire engineering in primary

25 May 2022

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

Changing the Face of Engineering

07 Apr 2022

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

The Big Bang Competition- a journey of pride and inspiration

31 Mar 2022

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

Engineering outreach to inspire the next generation

07 Mar 2022

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

Find out why you should showcase your engineering experiences for young people on Neon

16 Feb 2022

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…

Want to help shape the future? Put your skills to use as an Enterprise Advisor…

11 Feb 2022

Moira Shaftoe and Karen Woodward, Business Partnership Managers at EngineeringUK talk about volunteering as Enterprise Advisors

Widen the opportunities for young people

Widen the opportunities for young people

03 Feb 2022

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? Through education and skills, of course.

01 Feb 2022

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

Engineers and tackling climate change

11 Nov 2021

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

10 Nov 2021

Climate change – harnessing the promise of future engineers. An opinion piece from our Chief Executive.

How telling your story can inspire future engineers

How telling your story can inspire future engineers

05 Nov 2021

Tamzin Caffrey blogs about the importance of case studies in inspiring the next generation

Young people can save our planet

Young people can save our planet

04 Nov 2021

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

How to measure impact in STEM outreach

18 Oct 2021

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

A small investment that can make the world of a difference

29 Sep 2021

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.