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Industry leaders taking construction to the classroom

Gardiner & Theobald, an independent global consultancy offering a range of services to the construction and property industry, will be sponsoring Heathcote School & Science College in Chingford to add the ‘Design Engineer Construct!’ GCSE and A Level courses to its curriculum through the Class of Your Own’s ‘Adopt a School’ scheme.

Peter Hansford, Government Chief Construction Adviser warmly welcomed G&T’s adoption of Heathcote School & Science College. “It’s so important that firms and companies across the industry support schools and particularly teachers to inspire the next generation to consider careers in the built environment. I commend G&T for the leadership it is showing.”

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Win a lab of the future for your school



Education interior furniture specialists, Innova Design Solutions, have launched a fab competition called ‘Lab Of The Future’ to find the answer. They are inviting budding scientists, engineers and designers to submit their ideas for a chance to win £20,000 worth of laboratory furniture for their school.

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A profession to be proud of

An interview with Tony Burton, Partner at Gardiner & Theobald.
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Tony Burton

The Class of Your Own (COYO) programme launched in 2013 and as a career influencing programme is completely unique.

The practical based qualification, targeted at 14-16 year olds, and supported by industry partners has bridged the gap between education and industry as well as providing a brilliant opportunity for young people to learn about construction and related professions early on in the career decision making process.

Tony Burton, current Chairman of the Construction Industry Council (CIC) and partner at Gardiner & Theobald, was an early champion of the scheme and now oversees the sponsorship of a school in Chingford, North London on behalf of his firm.

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