The Careers & Enterprise Company announced the successful recipients of its £1.5 million Opportunity Area Fund which is invested in programmes across the second wave of Opportunity Areas including Ipswich and surrounding areas to help thousands of young people in the region prepare for the fast-changing world of work.
Philips Avent invite you to explore the opportunity of undertaking an engineering apprenticeship at our world-class manufacturing site. We produce baby products which are sold in over 120 countries world-wide. We use a range of advanced manufacturing technologies to automate the production of the 70 million parts we produce each year in order to create the high quality products we are known for
To Celebrate International Women in
Engineering Day 2018 SPR are launching
the ‘No Waste World!’ education
Why is waste important?
The UK has set a target to be recycling 50% of household waste by 2020. This is because getting rid of waste has a big
environmental impact. In the UK we bury most of our waste in landfill sites which leads to soil contamination as
chemicals from waste leech out. This is bad for the soil and any plant or animals living in it. The same chemicals can
also make it into nearby rivers and lakes hurting water ecosystems and the habitats located there. 50% of the plastic
we use is for single use and when it is thrown away it doesn’t break down. Huge amounts of plastic find its way into
oceans where it releases toxins into the waste and is a danger to the animals living there.
NO WASTE WORLD!
Bitz & Bob
Pioneering new comedy adventure series inspiring preschoolers to engage with STEAM launches in March
Groundbreaking new CBeebies animated series Bitz & Bob is a comedy adventure with a twist: combining funny and inventive stories with key principles of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths) it aims to encourage preschoolers to get involved in crafting, engineering, experiments and exploration.
Anglia Ruskin University is working with the Wellcome
Trust Sanger Institute; one of the premier centres of genomic
discovery and understanding in the world, to develop
the UK’s fi rst Data Scientist Degree Apprenticeship for the
Morrish Consulting Engineers are a local company based in Bury St Edmunds offering Structural & Civil Engineering services to clients across East Anglia and beyond. Working on large scale developments within the commercial, educational and residential sectors, we also specialise in smaller scale projects such as residential new builds and extensions/alterations.
Here at Primary Engineer, we want to inspire as many school children as possible with the wonders of engineering through our Leaders Award programmes.
To achieve this, we are launching a series of live WebEx presentations to bring those wonders straight into classrooms… but, to enable this, we will need your help!
Calling SAs to support Code Clubs
Want to inspire the next generation to get excited about computing and digital making? We’re looking for STEM Ambassadors to join a global network of volunteers and educators who run free coding clubs for 9 to 13 year-olds in schools, libraries, and community venues.
Help us find the next generation of Citizen Senate youth members
The NHS is 70 years old and it is starting to feel the strain. The Eastern Academic Health Science Network (EAHSN) wants to support the public in helping to shape local health and care services, so that the NHS can cope with increasing demand over the next 70 years.
One of the ways that the EAHSN does this is through hosting the East of England Citizen Senate. The Citizen Senate would like to better represent young people’s views on mental health, and so are inviting ten 14–19 year olds to join as Youth Members.
We are hosting a Mental Health Hackathon to give young people the chance to find out more and to see if they’re interested in joining the Citizen Senate. In addition to meeting like-minded individuals, your students/children will be given the opportunity to explore the issues regarding young people and mental health, and consider possible ways to tackle these important issues.
Sunday 3 December
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Who can get involved?
Young people aged 14–19 years old and live in Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Essex or Hertfordshire. They should have a desire to influence change in their community, value differences and be able to identify and challenge discrimination.
Joining the Citizen Senate as Youth Members may also appeal to young people who are considering a career in health services or policy, or have personal experience of NHS services either as a service user or a family member or friend of service users.
Find out more
If you have any queries about the East of England Citizen Senate or the Mental Health Hackathon, please contact Form the Future, who are managing the event on behalf of EAHSN, on 01223 781296 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Children and Young People have the right to be consulted and involved in decisions that affect their health and care, as stipulated in Article 14 of the UN Convention on the Rights of Children, and in the Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act (2007), which contains reference to the ‘duty to involve’.
Engaging young people in science and engineering is important to British Antarctic Survey (BAS). Our award-winning educational resources for teachers and students are curriculum-relevant and developed in partnership with the Royal Geographical Society and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Polar Regions Department.
We believe in the importance of inspiring the pioneering engineers and scientists of tomorrow with our innovative British aircraft - Airlander.
Airlander serves as a fantastic example of the principles of physics, state-of-the-art engineering, and collaborative adaptation of existing as well as revolutionary new technology.
If you require further information or would like one of our STEM Ambassadors to visit your organisation then please visit our website.
This will be the last newsletter until next academic year so we wish you a pleasant summer break but please do keep in touch as we are always happy to inspire the next generation, whatever the time of year!
Some excellent articles
RAISING THE PROFILE OF
GIRLS IN THE NoE
Computer scientist Karen Spärck Jones once famously said "Computing is too important to be left to men." Simon Humphreys considers the actions being taken by CAS to increase the engagement of girls with the subject.
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.
On the 26th and 27th April (8:30 – 15:30) Cambridge LaunchPad, delivered by Form the Future, will be ran the STARS Festival for 120 Year 4 (aged 9 – 10) students.
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.