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UTC Reading demonstrates highly coordinated alignment between school and employers

UTC Reading is delighted to have been featured in a recent publication by the Royal Academy of Engineering entitled "Learning to be an Engineer: Implications for the education system."

The report explores how engineering habits of mind – the thinking characteristics, skills and attributes of engineers – can be integrated in the real world of busy schools and colleges to engage the next generation of engineers.

The article states the following: "The most extensive partnerships between schools and engineers were evident in the UTCs, as would be expected, since a condition of a UTC’s establishment is employer partnership. The most highly coordinated alignment between the school and employers in our project was observed at UTC Reading."

Read the full story (page 44)

  • Active Learning
  • Microsoft
  • Cisco
  • University of Reading
  • Network Rail
  • Peter Brett