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6/2/2019 09:306/2/2019 16:30Further education diversity and engineering teaching resources CPDWarwick Manufacturing Group, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL
In 1980, Professor Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya CBE FREng FRS founded the Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG) to help reinvigorate UK manufacturing. Its mission has been to improve the competitiveness of organisations through the application of value-added innovation, new technologies and skills deployment, and bringing academic rigour to industrial and organisational practice.
Now a major academic department at the University of Warwick, it has become an international example of how universities and businesses can successfully work together. WMG delivers tailored education programmes to individuals, from schools to company boardrooms, in the UK and internationally.
WMG will be hosting the Academy's next free CPD event for college lecturers.
The event will include:
a toolkit to support diversity and inclusion in engineering
sharing of engineering best practice
discussion and implementation of pedagogy
tour and talk from WMG on the areas of energy and connected vehicles
the opportunity to use and take home 13 free contextualised interactive resources
Benefits of attending:
understand diversity and inclusion issues in engineering and hear about emerging best practices to address them
impart strategies for improving recruitment and retention of students from underrepresented groups
formulate approaches to tackle messaging and culture change issues that affect the take-up of engineering
share experiences and best practice in teaching mechanical and/or electrical principles
If you sign up to the event, you will be asked to bring a practical, hands-on idea that you have implemented to teach mechanical and/or electrical principles to share with the group.
The CPD event is free to attend and the Academy will contribute up to £50.00 towards travel costs.
Please click here and complete the form to register for the event.
These events are popular and places fill up fast. There are only 25 places are available, so book early to avoid disappointment. Please share the event details with any colleagues that may be interested.
For further information, please contact Stylli Charalampous.