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National Engineering Policy Centre open letter to Prime Minister Boris Johnson

Published: 18/12/2019

The UK faces increasingly complex challenges that require engineering expertise to address - from designing our cities and transport systems, to delivering clean energy, to enhancing cybersecurity. …

Registrants win at IET Young Woman Engineer Awards

Registrants win at IET Young Woman Engineer Awards

Published: 11/12/2019

Registrants won two of the top prizes at the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Young Woman Engineer Awards. These annual Awards recognise the contributions of exceptional female engineers working in the UK. …

Updated guidance published for timber building structures

Updated guidance published for timber building structures

Published: 02/12/2019

Updated guidance has been published on the structural design of timber buildings within the UK. …

Review of Engineering Council Standards

Review of Engineering Council Standards

Published: 28/11/2019

Thanks to everyone who responded to consultations. …

Compensation and condonement

Compensation and condonement

Published: 28/11/2019

Accreditation panels and committees have increasingly found that university regulations related to student progression may permit students to graduate without achieving all the learning outcomes required from an accredited degree. …

Higher apprenticeships

Higher apprenticeships

Published: 28/11/2019

Anyone involved in the development of engineering-related higher apprenticeships is encouraged to engage with relevant professional engineering institutions as early as possible. …

Accreditation visits

Accreditation visits

Published: 28/11/2019

Higher Education Institutions are advised to make early contact with professional engineering institutions or the Engineering Accreditation Board (EAB) secretariat if interested in accreditation of their engineering degrees. …

T levels

T levels

Published: 28/11/2019

T levels are new qualifications being introduced from September 2020. They are two-year courses designed to be equivalent to three A levels, with a technical focus. …

Accreditation Review

Accreditation Review

Published: 28/11/2019

The Engineering Council is currently conducting an Accreditation Review. This is separate to the review of the Accreditation of Higher Education Programmes (AHEP) and is focused upon accreditation processes, with the aim of assessing the extent of perceived inconsistencies. …

Engineering Council announces new Professional Affiliates and new registration agreements

Engineering Council announces new Professional Affiliates and new registration agreements

Published: 21/11/2019

The Engineering Council is pleased to announce the Association of Polish Engineers in Great Britain (STP) and the International Institute of Obsolescence Management (IIOM) receiving approval to become Professional Affiliates. …

Standards Review: results of public consultation

Standards Review: results of public consultation

Published: 19/11/2019

During 2019, the Engineering Council undertook a second public consultation as part of its five-yearly Standards Review. The review is carried out to ensure that the Standards remain fit-for-purpose as engineering and the wider world changes. The responses have now been analysed and key areas for attention have been identified. A summary of responses is now available to view.  …