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DEC! Levels 1, 2 and 3 attract league table points – approved for 2017

EQUAL to GCSE A*-C and A Level A*-E

Design Engineer Construct!® (DEC!) is an accredited learning programme for secondary-school age students and has been expertly developed to create and inspire the next generation of Built Environment professionals. Through a project-based approach, DEC! applies pure academic subjects to the latest construction industry practices. The result is young people with real-world practical experience and employability skills.


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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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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Consultant re-discovers long and successful relationship with school

BDP have joined the Design Engineer Construct! family with the adoption of Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Girls School.

BDP were the architects, landscape architects, structural and environmental engineers for the rebuild of the school, completed in 2012, so it is all the more encouraging to see them working together again.

The handover meeting was attended by Peter Drummond (Main Board member and Chair of the London Office), Debra Larkman, (HR Director) and Maria Glynn (HR Project Manager) from BDP and Paul McIntyre (Assistant Headteacher) from Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School.

Everyone is extremely enthusiastic about the collaboration.

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