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Institutions to join forces in UK and Asia

Institutions to join forces in UK and Asia

Published: 17/06/2016

The Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE), the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) and the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) have announced plans for closer collaboration, with shared office facilities in London and South East Asia. …

Engineering Gateways

Engineering Gateways

Published: 15/06/2016

Mike Hope, Associate Professor at Kingston University, will deliver a presentation on the benefits of the Engineering Council’s Engineering Gateways scheme to employers and their engineering staff. …

New Guidance on security

New Guidance on security

Published: 15/06/2016

The Engineering Council introduced security into the learning outcomes required for accredited degrees in the third edition of the Accreditation of Higher Education Programmes (AHEP). …

Engineering Council news page

Engineering Council news page

Published: 15/06/2016

The Engineering Council has launched a news page on the website to share engineering news and events for the benefit of the wider engineering community. …

Read Alistair Smith's case study

Read Alistair Smith's case study

Published: 15/06/2016

Alistair Smith talks about his career and his journey to becoming a Chartered Engineer, including his experience of an "excellent" Engineering Gateways Scheme. …

Independent review highlights a 'positive link' between accredited courses and graduate employability

Independent review highlights a 'positive link' between accredited courses and graduate employability

Published: 15/06/2016

An independent review of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) degrees and the employability of STEM graduates finds that accreditation of degrees ‘is widely believed to be that which has the greatest positive influence upon employment outcomes’. …

STEM graduates have high employment rates according to BIS report

STEM graduates have high employment rates according to BIS report

Published: 15/06/2016

A report on Graduate Labour Market Statistics 2015 revealed that graduates of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects had greater high skilled employment rates than both LEM (Law, Economics, Management) and OSSAH (Other Social Sciences, Arts, Humanities) graduates, across both working age and young populations. …

Call for evidence on teachers

Call for evidence on teachers

Published: 15/06/2016

In May 2016 the Home Secretary wrote to the chair of the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) and commissioned it to examine whether there is a shortage of teachers or teachers in specific subjects which it would be sensible to fill through non-European Economic Area (EEA) migration. The MAC has issued a call for evidence in relation to this commission. …

A technical consultation seeks views on TEF Year Two proposals

A technical consultation seeks views on TEF Year Two proposals

Published: 15/06/2016

A technical consultation published by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) in May is seeking views on its detailed proposals for the operation of the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) in Year Two. …

BIS calling for evidence of demand for accelerated courses and switching university or degree

BIS calling for evidence of demand for accelerated courses and switching university or degree

Published: 15/06/2016

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has published a consultation on how switching university or degree course can be made easier, and the possibility of having a greater number of accelerated degrees. …