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  • According to research published today (21st September) by EEF, one in six manufacturing businesses said business would become untenable for them if the UK reverted to WTO tariffs, increased border checks on people and increased border checks on goods. The EEF-commissioned ComRes survey of 500 manufacturing business decision makers finds with just six months to […] The post No-deal Brexit will make business “untenable” for 1 in 6 manufacturers claims news research appeared first on The Engineer.

  • A new survey on public attitudes to manufacturing reveals support and ignorance in almost equal measure writes Stephen Phipson, CEO of EEF As our politicians enjoy their conference season and consider the potential implications of a ‘no deal’ Brexit on the future of our economy they might do well to take notice of a survey […] The post What do the British public think about manufacturing? appeared first on The Engineer.

  • Intelligent powered wheelchairs that adapt the level of support they offer users depending how skilled they are as a driver or how tired they become, could offer disabled people the opportunity for greater independence. Researchers at Portsmouth University, led by Dr David Sanders and Dr Martin Langner, have previously developed low-cost analogue collision avoidance systems […] The post Digital sensor system for powered wheelchairs will use AI for driver assistance appeared first on The Engineer.

  • New long span bridge designs that could ultimately cover distances such as the Strait of Gibraltar, connecting Europe and Africa, could be made possible by UK research. In an EPSRC-funded project, researchers at Sheffield University and Brunel University London, alongside long span bridge expert Ian Firth of engineering consultants COWI, used a mathematical modelling technique […] The post New UK bridge designs could connect Europe and Africa across the Strait of Gibraltar appeared first on The Engineer.

  • The European Space Agency (ESA) has asked Airbus to work on concepts for key parts of the proposed Deep Space Gateway, a major international effort to build a moon-orbiting space station. The NASA led project, which as well as ESA involves the Russian, Canadian, and Japanese space agencies, plans to use the base  as a […] The post Airbus to develop concepts for moon-orbiting space station appeared first on The Engineer.

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Solutions 4 Schools was founded in 2010.

It has five key activities:

  • Providing services for schools colleges and engineering related bodies.
  • Developing Science Technology Engineering and Maths (STEM) in Schools, Academies and University Technical Colleges.
  • Developing new science solutions for schools and colleges.
  • International experiences for students and staff.
  • Developing new engineering learning solutions for schools and colleges.

It has a sister organisation The Engineering Company (Europe) Limited. The majority of their work is in the UK, but there are also projects in Venice, Naples, Sorrento, Hamburg and Barcelona.

Current and recent projects & clients:

  • The Royal Academy of Engineering, Prince Philip House, Carlton House Terrace, London
  • Engineering4Education
  • Baker Dearing Educational Trust, Millbank, London
  • Cambridge University
  • Cambridge University Botanic Garden
  • Birmingham University
  • HE STEM Project
  • JCB Academy, Staffordshire
  • Skipton Girls' High School, North Yorkshire
  • Samuel Whitbread Community School, Bedfordshire
  • Darrick Wood School, Bromley
  • Newstead Wood School, Bromley
  • F1 in Schools, Brighouse and London
  • Liceo Artistico Isa F.Grandi Sant Agnello, Sorrento
  • Liceo Publio Virgilio Marone (Liceo Linguistico) Meta di Sorrento
  • Istituto Tecnico Industriale Statale con
  • Liceo Scientifico Sperimentale Tecnologico e Ambientale
  • "Francesco Giordani" Caserta
  • Istituto d'Istruzione Superiore Adriano Tilgher, Ercolano, Napoli
  • Istituto Professionale Statale per i servizi Alberghieri e della Ristorazione (IPSSAR) De Gennaro, Vico Equense, Sorrento
  • Salesians de Sarria College, Barcelona

These are some of the services we provide:

  • Specialist learning solutions and training
  • School building, re-development and refurbishments
  • BSF PFI expertise and management
  • Personnel and financial services
  • Free financial health check for schools
  • Staff Training
  • Staff re-structuring management and consultancy
  • Staff well-being training programmes and solutions
  • ICT diagnostics
  • Leading-edge marketing, promotion solutions, iconography advice
  • School photography
  • International programmes of study, exchanges, fund raising and bespoke study tours
  • Languages
  • Solutions and assistance with parental enquiries
  • Supply teaching and interim leaders

All our staff and associates are experienced qualified head teachers senior leaders, graduate teachers or experienced qualified specialists in schools UTCs academies local authorities or universities. We have a number of partner companies all of whom enjoy excellent reputations in their respective fields.

Rates are in the region of £800 per day with substantial discounts for long term projects. Cancellation is 50% two weeks prior and 100% one week prior.

At this key moment in its development, and due to demand in the UK and abroad for STEM and Engineering activities, the company is pausing. The Engineering Company (Europe) ltd will be launched soon and we will then be back.

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