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2016 WISE Awards

2016 WISE Awards

Published: 18/05/2016

The annual WISE Awards recognise and celebrate the inspirational individuals and organisations that support the promotion of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) to girls and women. …

Deadline approaching for IET Awards

Deadline approaching for IET Awards

Published: 17/05/2016

The deadline to receive nominations for the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Apprentice and Technician of the Year Awards is 27 May 2016. …

Higher Education Green Paper

Higher Education Green Paper

Published: 01/12/2015

The Engineering Council is consulting the engineering profession and working with the Royal Academy of Engineering on a response to the consultation on Fulfilling our Potential …

Wakeham and Shadbolt Reviews

Wakeham and Shadbolt Reviews

Published: 01/12/2015

Sir Bill Wakeham and his HEFCE/BIS team attended the July Engineering Accreditation Board meeting and gave a presentation about the Wakeham Review. …

Conversion courses

Conversion courses

Published: 01/12/2015

As part of ‘Our Plan for Growth: Science and Innovation’ the Government confirmed £1.3 million funding for HEFCE to work with engineering professional and regulatory bodies to develop and pilot engineering conversion courses for non-STEM graduates. …

Higher and Degree Apprenticeships

Higher and Degree Apprenticeships

Published: 01/12/2015

Changes to funding combined with skills demand may prompt more universities to engage with Higher Apprenticeships and Degree Apprenticeships. …

Professional recognition for engineers working in higher education

Professional recognition for engineers working in higher education

Published: 01/12/2015

As part of the accreditation process professional engineering institutions ask for information on the number of teaching staff who are professionally registered with the Engineering Council, and may seek evidence that a Department is actively encouraging teaching staff to register. …

Development of knowledge underpinning competence

Development of knowledge underpinning competence

Published: 01/12/2015

The Engineering Council has commissioned the new Centre for Engineering Education, formed as a result of the recent UCL/Institute of Education merger. …

Accreditation visits

Accreditation visits

Published: 01/12/2015

The Engineering Accreditation Board (EAB) facilitates joint two day accreditation visits involving several professional engineering institutions to look at programmes with sufficient commonality. …

Promotion of accredited degrees

Promotion of accredited degrees

Published: 01/12/2015

Universities have a responsibility to ensure that the information published about the accreditation status of their degree programmes is accurate. …