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ISG Adopts Buile Hill Visual Arts College, Salford

We’re thrilled that ISG has agreed to Adopt a Schoolas part of an our industry-wide initiative to inspire a new generation of built environment professionals. Buile Hill Visual Arts College in Salford has been adopted by the company for two years, during which time ISG will work closely with staff and students to augment classroom teaching with mentoring support and on-site experience and work placement opportunities.

The COYO Adopt a Schoolscheme brings together academia with leading built environment specialists to sponsor theDesign Engineer Constructlearning programmewhich gives students a fully accredited Level 1 and 2 qualification (equivalent to 1 GCSE) in the subject, after which they can go on to study the A level equivalent Level 3 with UCAS points. ISG will help enrich the learning experience with staff taking an active participation in the curriculum, sharing knowledge and expertise and facilitating educational visits to live construction projects.

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UK Students needed for Ugandan School Design Challenge

Class of Your Own (COYO), the UK’s pioneering provider of accredited learning programmes for the technical and professional built environment, is looking for UK schools to get involved in their next national Design, Engineer, Construct! (DEC!) competition: the Vision Hope School for Parabongo, a village in Northern Uganda.

Working alongside the UK based charity, Seeds for Development (Seeds); COYO’s 2015 challenge aims to get secondary school students across the UK actively involved in designing a new eco-school for children in Parabongo. The new school will provide an education to 1,000 children aged 3-18, and will teach numeracy, literacy, science, technology and engineering – alongside basic life skills such as growing food and personal hygiene. Read more

50/50: Bringing together the leaders of industry and education to “Make Construction great again”

Class of Your Own (COYO) is bringing together education and industry leaders to address the growing skills crisis in the UK.

Working closely with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and other leading professional bodies, COYO is holding simultaneous events across the UK, which will see 50 industry senior executives and 50 head teachers discuss how they can raise awareness of careers in Construction, Engineering, Architecture, Surveying and Property – sectors of the built environment which provide progression routes for young people studying Science Technology Engineering and Maths (STEM) subjects.

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