Primary school pupils aged 7 to 11 have recently been asked to draw their dream jobs in the classroom. The children are given a sheet of paper and are asked to draw a picture of the job they might want to do in the future. This project is known as ‘Drawing the Future’ and it aims to explore children’s career aspirations.
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A government adviser has issued a call for action to address the UK’s lack of engineering skills. Professor John Perkins, chief scientific adviser at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, wants government, industry and educators to ‘step up’ to meet the challenge. In his Review of Engineering Skills, Prof Perkins forecasts increasing demand for … Continue reading Engineering skills – a call for action