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Tomorrow 21st June 2017 Connect Education and Business are hosting the first of two Women in Engineering events planned to coincide with Women in Engineering day on 23rd June 2017
The first event is being held at Wherstead Park in Ipswich and will involve 200 girls from 20 different schools in Norfolk and Suffolk and several employers such as OPITO, Philips Avent, Scotish Power, Morgan Sindall , Delta Simons and EDF.
Connect Education and Business manage STEM Ambassadors throughout Bedfordshire & Luton; Cambridgeshire & Peterborough; Norfolk and Suffolk. We have around 2000 STEM - Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths - Ambassadors who are DBS checked and are enthusiastic and keen to come in to your school voluntarily to support you in, or out, of the classroom.
Volunteers are required to help run Norfolk’s first IET Formula Goblin event. Pupils throughout the county have been constructing single-seat electric racing cars and will compete against other schools in a series of short events; drag races, slaloms & sprints.
Peterborough Young Engineers (PYE) along with 28 volunteers from Perkins Engines Company Limited, organised a series of rocket building and bridge building sessions in five Peterborough primary schools as part of British Science Week.
In January 2017 the heats for the Enterprise Challenge began at several primary schools from the Academy Transformation Trust.
The programme was developed by Sarah Finnigan of Steps Ahead Training (www.stepsaheadtraining.co.uk).
Congratulations to Farlingaye High School from Woodbridge in Suffolk who represented the region at the national finals for the CISCO Little Big Awards on Thursday 16th March.
Connect Education and Business held the event on 8th March at Finborough Hall, Stowmarket, to thank all employers who had provided work experience placements within the last year, and to present Awards to those who went beyond the call of duty in providing outstanding opportunities and levels of support and encouragement to Suffolk students on placement.
Mentoring is a powerful personal development tool. It is an effective way of helping people to progress in their lives. It is a helpful partnership between two people (mentor and mentee) based upon mutual trust and respect. Mentoring is person focused and the issues discussed will vary depending upon each mentee and their circumstances and challenges.
Pauline Mulvihill, Partnership Manager from Connect Education and Business, interview will be broadcast from 4.00pm on Radio Suffolk's drive time today with Stephen Foster