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Alasdair Coates appointed new CEO of Engineering Council

Published: 20/02/2017

Alasdair Coates has been appointed the Engineering Council’s new Chief Executive Officer and will step into the role on 13 March 2017. In the interim Deputy CEO Paul Bailey will provide continuity as Acting CEO, a role he has been carrying out since the end of January when former CEO Jon Prichard left to become Chief Executive at the Institution of Chemical Engineers …

Final weeks to enter Semta Skills Awards

Final weeks to enter Semta Skills Awards

Published: 15/11/2016

Nominations for the Semta Skills Awards, which celebrate the Best of British engineering, will close on Wednesday 30 November 2016 …

Inventor Sir James Dyson sets up institute to tackle skills gap

Inventor Sir James Dyson sets up institute to tackle skills gap

Published: 14/11/2016

Inventor Sir James Dyson has announced he will open his own institute to train engineers, in order to "tackle head-on the dearth of skilled engineers in the UK" …

Register of Apprenticeship training providers

Register of Apprenticeship training providers

Published: 09/11/2016

The Skills Funding Agency has opened a register of Apprenticeship training providers. Any providers looking to deliver Apprenticeships from May 2017 are required to successfully complete the process by 25 November 2016 …

It's Tomorrow's Engineers Week

It's Tomorrow's Engineers Week

Published: 07/11/2016

Tomorrow’s Engineers Week has arrived to shine a spotlight on engineering careers …

Engineering Without Borders UK publishes report on international programmes

Engineering Without Borders UK publishes report on international programmes

Published: 01/11/2016

Engineering Without Borders (EWB) UK has published its Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Report for its 2015 international programmes that benefitted over 1,700 people in developing communities around the world …

The Ten Steps, two years on

The Ten Steps, two years on

Published: 29/10/2016

The WISE Campaign has marked two years since the creation of the Ten Steps with an event to measure the progress of the industry-led initiative …

Dawn Bonfield MBE has stepped down from Chief Executive role at Women’s Engineering Society

Dawn Bonfield MBE has stepped down from Chief Executive role at Women’s Engineering Society

Published: 27/10/2016

After five years working for the Women’s Engineering Society (WES), including a successful year as the organisation’s Chief Executive, Dawn Bonfield MBE has stepped down from the role …

A new strategy for scientists and engineers in government

A new strategy for scientists and engineers in government

Published: 24/10/2016

The Government Science and Engineering profession has launched its new strategy setting out what the GSE profession wants to achieve over the next five years …

The UK’s first Transport Planning Apprenticeship has been launched

The UK’s first Transport Planning Apprenticeship has been launched

Published: 20/10/2016

A new Transport Planning Technician (TPT) Apprenticeship has been launched. It has been designed specifically to meet the changing needs of employers, learners and education providers …

ICE breaks Guinness World Record with longest LEGO bridge

ICE breaks Guinness World Record with longest LEGO bridge

Published: 19/10/2016

A new exhibition launched with the construction of a record-breaking 31m suspension bridge made entirely out of LEGO …