Tag: Engineering

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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3i Innovation Competition 2017 Launch

The launch event held on Monday 23rd January at AMRC-Training Centre, Rotherham saw 9 teams of students teamed up with 9 companies. Year 7 to 11 students from a secondary school are teamed up with a local engineering, manufacturing or technology business to work on a real-life industry specific innovation challenge set by the company.  The challenge runs from January 2017 to 26th April 2017.Supported...

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STEMfest marks ‘dynamic learning’ at a Sheffield academy

STEMfest, a celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths, marked the end of a whole year’s focus on exciting learning for pupils at Sheffield’s Hatfield Academy. Dynamic and engaging STEM (science, technology, engineering and match) projects for pupils have been designed to spark their interest in the subjects, and help them appreciate the vast range of potential careers that can result...

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Hatfield School visit Naylor Industries

Naylor’s COO Bridie Warner-Adsetts and colleagues hosted a group of school children from Hatfield Academy on an industry visit to Naylor’s Cawthorne manufacturing siteas part of the school’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) education programme. Naylor is committed to supporting a range of programmes delivered by The Work-Wise Foundation – supporting the future generation workforce...

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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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Newburgh Precision hosts visit from Cutlers’ Made in Sheffield Ambassadors

Early in January 2016 20, 14 to 15 year old, Year 10 pupils from Bradfield School and Westfield School’s visited Newburgh Precision in Rotherham as part of The Cutlers’ Made in Sheffield Ambassador programme which provides experience of real businesses in action. The pupils had a presentation from Managing Director, David Greenan, on the range of work that Newburgh Precision undertake for sectors...

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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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Rollem hosts work experience students from Stocksbridge High School

During July, Ben Ratcliffe, 14 and Jack Turner, 15 both from Stocksbridge High School completed two weeks on work placement at Rollem as part of the Made in Sheffield Ambassadors programme. Rollem is an international print finishing machine designer and manufacturer with 80% of its production being for export with the largest market being the USA. Whilst at Rollem Ben and Jack’s duties were...

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