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 …


Careers opportunities open up for UTC students

On 17 December 2018, Liverpool Life Sciences UTC welcomed some of the UK’s leading research and education institutions through its doors, to teach students about pathways into the future world of work.   The Allied Health Professions careers carousel was a drop-in session throughout the school day, where students could meet the people behind the …



Step into the NHS

Step into the NHS On the 8th February 2018, Northern Schools Trust welcomed student and staff as part of the national ‘Step into the NHS’ competition, inviting students to create a fun and lively job advertisement in their chosen field. Some created posters, leaflets, and even 3D models. Judges were overwhelmed by the response to the competition …