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  • Manufacturers’ Organisation EEF has held its first ever hackathon, challenging participants to use technology to help solve the engineering skills crisis. Hosted in Shoreditch, East London, the hackathon involved students from the University of Westminster, as well as apprentices and 6th form pupils from Harris Academy. Industry representatives also took part, including Williams F1, Japanese […] The post EEF hackathon uses technology to tackle skills shortage appeared first on The Engineer.

  • Denture-related fungal infections could be averted with 3D printed false teeth that release medication, an advance looking to find a place in a market worth over $66bn. Denture-related stomatitis is a common condition that causes inflammation, redness and swelling in the mouth. Now, researchers at University at Buffalo, the state university of New York, have […] The post 3D printed dentures release medication to prevent fungal infection appeared first on The Engineer.

  • With the latest figures from the UK car industry showing a double-digit decline in both domestic and overseas markets, the sector’s trade body has repeated calls for the UK to remain part of the customs union. Data published this week (26th April) by the SMMT (The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders) shows that 147, […] The post Industry Brexit fears grow as automotive sector slowdown continues appeared first on The Engineer.

  • Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have developed a 3D printing process that creates flat plastic items that fold into predetermined shapes when heated. Known as Thermorph, the method relies on a natural phenomenon called ‘warpage’ that sometimes occurs when printing thermoplastic. Generally a nuisance, the Carnegie team has adopted warpage to its advantage. It used […] The post Carnegie team harnesses warpage to 3D print self-folding plastics appeared first on The Engineer.

  • 3D printing pioneer Professor Neil Hopkinson – who will be speaking at The Engineer’s 2018 conference –  is the director of 3D Printing at Xaar. Here, he outlines the scale of the opportunity the technology presents for manufacturers.  As one of the pioneers of 3D printing in the UK, tell us more about where it can […] The post Q & A: 3D printing pioneer Prof Neil Hopkinson 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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