Ask RTC: An interview with Chris Jones, STEM Ambassador
STEM Ambassadors are a UK national treasure, they bring fresh and inspiring perspectives to young learners. Chris Jones became a STEM Ambassador in November 2018 and we caught up with Chris to find out his reasons for signing up and how he benefits from volunteering
Spincraft Bolsters Director Team Via Experience Bank Group
Don Murray recently joined Standex Engineering Technologies Group’s Spincraft UK business as Managing Director earlier this year, and he was so impressed with his own journey that when he was ready to expand his senior leadership team, he turned again to Peter Neal at Experience Bank Group.
Five tips to creating an Olympic level business
The Olympics is a great time to see just how important, having a vision, clear objectives and goals is to the success of a competing athlete.
If you want to have an Olympic level business where you as a leader and your team members are highly effective and successful performers, then follow these five top tips.
Pitchfest to help more businesses get investment ready - Georgia Riley
Innovate UK EDGE is looking for high-growth small to medium-sized businesses that are aiming to raise £500k+ of investment to scale their operations. Targeted at the best and brightest businesses with new or existing innovative products or services, Pitchfest is open for applications once again.
The Lessons Trees Teach Us - Sarah Spence
When it comes to setting new goals, September is the new January. Summer is almost over, the nights are creeping in, but this month brings with it an energy on what people need to focus on in their business and indeed their personal lives before the end of the year. It’s that back-to-school mentality, we are conditioned to think of the change of season as a fresh start.
Cuvama launches the first native Customer Value Management platform – the next evolution of CRM
Innovate UK-backed SaaS tech business, cuvama, has launched the first native Customer Value Management (CVM) platform to address the growing problem of a lack of infrastructure for value management for B2B software subscription pricing businesses. The platform, developed off the back of market demand and customer feedback, enables software companies and their customers to connect on value.
First Sponsor confirmed for the North East STEM Awards
The North East STEM Hub is delighted to announce Worley as the first sponsor of its North East STEM Awards. Every day Worley helps its customers in the energy, chemicals and resources sectors get one step closer to delivering a more sustainable world. And it is committed to finding and supporting the workforce of the future through STEM activities.
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As a member of the business community, it’s important to stay informed about what’s going on in your area. It can be hard to stay up to date when you’re busy - so why not let somebody else do the work for you?
The 2021 North East STEM Awards are officially LIVE and open for applications!
This prestigious virtual awards ceremony on the 15th July 2021, celebrates and recognises North East STEM Ambassadors and STEM organisations who, through their interaction, have inspired, engaged and enthused many young people and their teachers in STEM over the past year.
How can we resolve the Skills mismatch in the North East together?
Two-thirds (68%) of UK employers struggle to find workers with the right skills (according to The Open University Business Barometer report 2019). But what can we do in the region to make positive change and how can we work together to help reduce or even eradicate this issue?
Why should my company support local young people in STEM?
A very good question! Lots of businesses both large and small allow their staff time away from work to support young people in local schools, particularly in Science Technology, Engineering and Math's subject areas, but what’s the point, and more importantly, what’s in it for the business?
CAD2CODE – teaching the next generation with Robots
CAD2CODE do some amazing work teaching the next generation, invaluable STEM skills with the help of robots. Since Michael Nelson founder of CAD2CODE left teaching to set up the business, he has helped to develop and spark the interest of STEM subjects for thousands of young people across the region. Using robotics as a tool for teaching these skills, in a hands-on and creative way.
Gavurin embrace engagement with the future workforce
A North East IT consultancy have committed hours of their time supporting the importance of bridging the gap between education and industry, as well as ensuring a consistent pipeline of future skilled employees.
For two years Gavurin, have been members of the North East STEM Ambassador Hub, part of the North East Ambition programme.
Forging links with employers through teacher externships
Six science teachers from different schools across the North East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) area visited MSD pharmaceuticals in Cramlington. They were keen to find out more about career opportunities within advanced manufacturing in the area and observe how the science curriculum is applied in the world of work.