Tag: Educators

Invite for Secondary Schools to take part in Operation Vulcan

We are thrilled to be launching Operation Vulcan, which is innovative challenge for Secondary schools to get involved in the build of the new home for the Vulcan XH558 in Doncaster! We are inviting Secondary Schools to enter teams in a competition to design a display stand and exhibition space that that showcases an original Bomb Bay Fuel Tank from the Vulcan (pictured right).Schools and Teams...

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Launch of Operation Vulcan – An Innovative Project for Primary and Secondary Schools

During Get up to Speed with STEM this week, The Work-wise Foundation have launched Operation Vulcan which is an innovative project for primary and secondary schools. Seventy years ago, Britain led the world in aircraft design. The Avro Vulcan is the iconic example from that era of aerospace engineering at its world best. It has an impressive list of technical innovations includes being the first...

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My Cutlers’ Ambassadors Journey by Alexandra Tair

My name is Alexandra Tair, I am 15 years old and attend Outwood Academy City. I have been taking part in the Cutlers’ Ambassador Programme, engineering strand delivered by The work-wise Foundation, for 2 years and I got involved because of my school.My experience of the Cutlers’ Ambassador Programme so far has been an exciting one. Throughout the programme, I have done many activities,...

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Regional Employers Driving the Skills Agenda and helping youngsters Get up to Speed with STEM

Get up to Speed will make a welcome return to its now well-established home at Magna Science Adventure Centre in Rotherham, on Wednesday 18th April 2018. This high profile, interactive event, started in 2011 and moved to Magna in 2015, since when it has grown into what is believed to be the largest event of its kind in the north. Attracting over 2,100 attendees in 2017 and expected to have another...

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More youngsters than ever join the Engineering and Manufacturing starting grid at Get up to Speed 2017

Over 2,100 young people and those who influence them attended the 7th Annual Get up to Speed with Engineering and Manufacturing event at Magna Science and Adventure Centre in Rotherham on 26th April. It proved to be the largest and most interactive yet.Driven by the regions employers and sponsored by AESSEAL plc, Sheffield Tooling Company Ltd, Yamazaki Mazak UK Ltd, The Institution of Mechanical...

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The Work-wise Foundation featured in The Guardian

The Guardian highlights the impact of The Work-wise Foundation’s partnership with Hatfield Academy in engaging local SME’s to help inspire primary children about careers in STEM related occupations, as a national report from Teach First urges all SME’s to give  one day a year to work in schools to help children and young people understand and prepare for work. Read the full article...

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Parker mentors engineers of the future in schools’ challenge

Staff from Parker in Sheffield have been involved with a mentoring project with Bradfield Technical College, which is helping to inspire young engineers for the future.The technical college took part, alongside eight other South Yorkshire schools, in the ‘Get up to Speed’ (GUTS) Innovation and Design challenge and Parker worked with two teams, the first was tasked with designing a cleaning...

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Youngsters improve their job prospects by attending Get up to Speed

For many young people attending Get up to Speed with Engineering and Manufacturing (GUTS) literally changed their lives. Now in its 7th year GUTS is the largest event in the region showcasing careers in engineering, manufacturing and technology in a fun and interactive way. A range of the region’s top companies in the sector are there looking for future talent. Many companies have identified...

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Regional Engineering Employers Driving the Skills Agenda and helping youngsters Get up to Speed

The 6th Annual work-wise Get up to Speed with engineering and manufacturing event takes place on Wednesday 20th April 2016. The event will return for a 2nd year to The Magna Science and Adventure Centre in Rotherham following the tremendous success in 2015 when the event attracted almost 2,000 visitors. Driven by the regions employers and supported by founding sponsors Tata Steel and The Institution...

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