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i.am the Future
i.am the Future
Musician will.i.am may have sold over 31 million albums and won seven Grammy awards as part of US supergroup the Black Eyed Peas, but he is also a keen advocate for STEM education. And recently the superstar rapper announced he would be donating £500,000 to the Prince's Trust in an attempt to try to get more young people in the UK excited about STEM..
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New EDT Chair seeks to “inspire the UK’s future workforce”
Eur Ing Nick Buckland OBE has been appointed Chair of the EDT and is delighted to be working with the trust to engage business with education in order to stimulate students into science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) courses and careers.
Read about about the appointment in the articles below;
Article in Personnel Today: New EDT Chair seeks to inspire the UK's future workforce
Article in Business Cornwall: New Chair for EDT
Article in This is Plymouth: Charity's new Chair
Article in Cornwall local news: New Chair for EDT
To secure the future skills base for the UK electronics sector, a multi-billion pound industry that employs over 250,000 people, a series of regional challenges is being established to inspire 12-14 year old (KS3) students to study subjects that equip them for careers in the sector.
Read about the EDT and UKESF Partnership and the new UKESF Go4SET electronics project in the articles below;
Article in Personnel Today - EDT partnership helps UKESF inspire young minds towards electronics careers
Article in Electronics Weekly - Engineering skills initiative targets schools in the UK
Article in New Electronics - UK project aims to combat electronics skills shortage
Article in Engineering Capacity - Partnership to inspire young minds
Headstart summer schools
Gordon Mizner's Blog
Our CEO, Gordon Mizner is a blogger on The Huffington Post.
Gordon's blog is featured in an article in Business Matters ‘Education engagement needed to stop skills shortages’
Read Gordon's article in Science in Parliament 'Inspiring students into STEM careers' on page 30 of the attachment at the bottom of the page.
EDT Teacher of the Year's blog
Read Peter Crompton's blog on The Guardian Teacher Network. Peter Crompton was awarded the EDT Teacher of the Year Award in 2011.
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EDT partnership helps UKESF inspire young minds towards electronics careers