Project-based learning has ‘profound benefits for students’

A new report by education charity The Edge Foundation and the Royal Academy of Engineering shows that project-based learning (PBL) – involving long-term, mutually beneficial relationships with employers – has profound benefits for students.    The report, called Evaluation of University Technical Colleges, is published today by the National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER). PBL …


UTC students win micro-granting pitch

Last week, three Life Sciences UTC students were awarded prizes of £500, after pitching to micro-granting organisation Awesome Liverpool. “We live in a city renowned for its creativity, passion and ability to communicate with the world. The Awesome Foundation offer a wonderful platform to support and promote, well, ‘awesome’ projects,” says UTC principal Ian Parry. …