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HEFCE consultation on teaching funding

HEFCE consultation on teaching funding

Published: 15/06/2016

The Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) is consulting on proposals that relate to teaching funding to improve access to Higher Education (HE) and successful student outcomes, including support for students wishing to progress to taught postgraduate study. …

EPC working group on Work Based Learning

EPC working group on Work Based Learning

Published: 15/06/2016

An Engineering Professors Council (EPC) working group is looking at developing an online resource for engineering teaching staff to provide information about Degree Apprenticeships. …

Engineering Professors' Council Congress 2016

Engineering Professors' Council Congress 2016

Published: 15/06/2016

The 2016 Engineering Professors’ Council Congress will be hosted by the University of Hull and is being held on 5 and 6 September. …

Internal changes at the Engineering Council

Internal changes at the Engineering Council

Published: 14/06/2016

There have recently been some internal changes and new recruits at the Engineering Council. After four very busy years running the Policy and Standards team at the Engineering Council, Deborah Seddon has decided to move to a part time role.. …

EAB Activity

EAB Activity

Published: 14/06/2016

The Engineering Accreditation Board (EAB) facilitates joint degree accreditation visits involving several professional engineering institutions. Four EAB accreditation visits have been undertaken so far in 2016. …

EUR-ACE® label for accredited degrees

EUR-ACE® label for accredited degrees

Published: 14/06/2016

Following a EUR-ACE® review in 2014, the Engineering Council has been given an unconditional extension by the Administrative Council of the European Network for Accreditation of Engineering Education (ENAEE). …

Royal Academy of Engineering states action on diversity and inclusion is imperative

Royal Academy of Engineering states action on diversity and inclusion is imperative

Published: 09/06/2016

According to a report by the Royal Academy of Engineering, the scale of the UK skills shortage in engineering, coupled with a current engineering workforce that is 92% male and 94% white, creates a need for action to improve diversity and inclusion within the profession at all levels. …

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

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

Published: 24/05/2016

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’. …

IChemE CEO announces he is stepping down

IChemE CEO announces he is stepping down

Published: 20/05/2016

David Brown, who has been Chief Executive Officer at the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) for nine years, is stepping down from the role from 15 July 2016 …

Launch event for 'Guidance on security for engineers and technicians'

Launch event for 'Guidance on security for engineers and technicians'

Published: 19/05/2016

The Rt Hon John Hayes MP, former Minister for Security, hosted the launch at the House of Commons of the Engineering Council’s new Guidance on security for engineers and technicians. …