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IMechE contributes STEM education activities to BBC Bitesize

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (@IMechE) has contributed materials from its #STEM at Home education programme to the @BBC Bitesize Autumn collection, helping to support children’s learning and encourage them to take an interest in science and technology from an early age.

Cambridge University plans for all face-to-face lectures to go online

In response to the news that Cambridge University plans for all face-to-face lectures to go online in the next academic year and that many other universities would follow their lead,

Institution of Mechanical Engineers responds to calls for changes to the exam system

Peter Finegold, Head of Education and Skills at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, said in response to:

13% of the public believes that there should be a limit on the use of robots at work #FutureOfEmployment

Almost a quarter of the public believe the UK needs ethical laws to govern the work robots can do. Employers and employees will need to work alongside robots and machines in everyday life.

Wider approach needed to encourage more female engineering apprentices

Many more young women could be interested in becoming engineering apprentices but for them to be “converted” to engineering, there needs to be more support and encouragement later in their school careers, according to new research from the Institution of Mechanical Engineering.

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