Day: August 27, 2015

Rail Chiefs To Act As New Research Reveals Girls Switch Off From Engineering By 14

Network Rail today pledged to change its approach as it seeks to boost the number of women working on the railways after new research revealed that girls as young as seven have an ‘unconscious bias’ against engineering and by 14, many have fully switched off from it as a career option. Focus groups with schoolgirls …

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Innovative manufacturers get government skills boost

The UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES) has chosen five organisations to test new ways to develop skills for innovation in manufacturing. Each will run a trial programme expected to yield valuable learning that can be shared across the sector to improve innovation and productivity. The successful organisations include a leading UK manufacturer, an …

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First Masters Graduate from Innovative Jaguar Land Rover Technology Programme

Jaguar Land Rover’s unique Technical Accreditation Scheme brings together nine top universities to deliver skills development in specific key technical disciplines. Developed and delivered in partnership with​ Warwick Manufacturing Group​ (WMG) at the University of Warwick, the Technical Accreditation Scheme (TAS) is designed to upskill staff to support the delivery of future product strategy and low-carbon technologies. The …

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