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  • Aerospace giant Airbus has warned that it could pull out of the UK in the event of a no-deal Brexit scenario. In a Brexit Risk assessment published by the company this week (21st June) it warns that leaving the single market and customs union without a transition deal would lead to severe disruption and force […] The post Airbus threatens to quit UK in event of no-deal Brexit appeared first on The Engineer.

  • Car manufacturers will have access to a new generation of steel products following an agreement between Tata Steel Europe and South Korean steelmaker POSCO. Tata Steel Europe’s cross-licensing agreement with POSCO will allow the company to increase the range of advanced products to key markets that include the construction sector as well as automotive. The […] The post POSCO deal gives Tata Steel Europe access to next generation steel products appeared first on The Engineer.

  • Stephen Dyson, Head of Industry 4.0, at rapid manufacturing specialist Protolabs, explains why manufacturing should not ignore digitalisation  Manufacturing, in common with most other industries, is currently undergoing a form of digital transformation. Businesses are exploring a range of new technologies, seeking ways to meet increasing demand from customers who expect rapid turnaround of high-quality […] The post Opening our eyes to the potential of Industry 4.0 and digitalisation appeared first on The Engineer.

  •  BP’s Mandy Hurt, VP of Upstream Resourcing, examines some of the factors influencing the STEM gender gap, and how they can be addressed.  I admit it – I’ve secretly been overjoyed by the number of articles I’ve seen recently calling out the shocking lack of diversity in our boardrooms. As both a proud mother of […] The post #INWED18: Young minds are the key to female STEM boost appeared first on The Engineer.

  • Fusion, the process that powers the sun, has long been seen as a potential means of generating abundant, clean energy. However, despite years of research into the process, challenges remain about how to create and maintain the extremely high temperatures and pressures needed for sustained fusion. One important factor is turbulence, which can decrease the […] The post Project cuts turbulence to boost output from fusion reactors 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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