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  • Falls and fractures amongst people over the age of 65 account for over four million hospital bed days each year in England alone, costing the healthcare system around £2bn. As well as the strain on accident and emergency departments and hospital wards however, such falls also lead to anxiety and loss of independence in the […] The post Radar sensing and AI to cut healthcare costs by monitoring vulnerable people appeared first on The Engineer.

  • Efforts toward flapless flight have taken off with BAE Systems and Manchester University successfully completing initial flight trials of MAGMA, a jet powered UAV aiming to manoeuvre with an integrated blown-air system. Seen as informing the design of future stealth aircraft, the new concept for aircraft control seeks to eliminate complex, mechanical moving parts that move […] The post MAGMA jet-powered UAV sets course for flapless flight appeared first on The Engineer.

  • Not content with setting a new land speed record a group of a school students in Mansfield are now gearing up for an assault on the sound barrier.  Collaborate To Innovate 2017 Category: Young innovatorWinner: Breaking the sound barrier with a model rocket carPartners: The Joseph Whitaker School; Rolls-Royce; Swansea University; Easy Composites; GS Products; iMechE; Santa Pod Raceway; GaaTechCategory […] The post C2I 2017: Breaking the sound barrier with a rocket-powered model car appeared first on The Engineer.

  • The Institute for Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering (AME) has seen its first cohort of students graduate in Coventry. AME is a joint collaboration between Coventry University and Unipart Manufacturing that was set up three years ago to develop ‘industry-ready’ engineers. Seven graduates picked up their BEng degrees, including Alicia Prior, Daniel Davey, Daryl Eastgate, Daryl […] The post AME grads head for engineering careers after industry-focused course appeared first on The Engineer.

  • Researchers in Switzerland and the US have been inspired by the electric eel to create a biocompatible hydrogel battery that could power devices inside the body. (Credit: Steven G Johnson via CC) Electric eels combine potassium and sodium ions in cell membranes to deliver their trademark jolt. Mimicking that system, the researchers used the sodium and […] The post Electric eel inspires biocompatible hydrogel battery 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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