At the New Model in Technology & Engineering (NMiTE) we believe that we have a responsibility to work with schools, teachers, students, and parents in our catchment area to help them learn about what a great career engineering can be.
Britain needs young men and women to seriously consider education and careers in engineering. For us to even begin to hope for this transition, young people need to know what engineering is all about.
To encourage children, and in particular girls, to study the challenging subjects needed to build their problem-solving, analytical, critical thinking and communication skills – all of which form the right basis for further study and a possible career in engineering – we need to show them how these skills can serve them for a lifetime and actually help solve real-world problems right now.
This can only happen by supporting schools to introduce work experience days, by partnering schools with local businesses to help teachers help students make the teaching connection between their classrooms and the world of work, and by providing ongoing support to school leadership to help them understand the evolving needs of employers.
To learn more about NMiTE Connect – our regional schools program – click here
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Our ongoing activities for 2018 include:
- Work on the new campus
- Development of the new curriculum
- Welcoming our Design Cohort in September: recruiting now – apply here
- Seeking employer and community partners