12 Jun '14

News Dyson in drive to fill engineering vacuum in UK schools

James Dyson's foundation donates CAD software and 3D printers to schools as part of campaign to avert shortfall in engineersEmma Yates surveys students manipulating 3D printers and wrestling with fibreglass moulds in the bustling design and technology studio of the school where she is headteacher. "I was amazed when I first came here and looked around," she says.Yates took over at Hayesfield girls' school in Bath in January. It was already one of the best state secondaries in the country at teaching design and technology, thanks in part to a £75,000 grant from the James Dyson Foundation. Continue reading...

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