16 Aug '14

News Engineers are the lifeblood of a country and the UK doesnt have enough | James Dyson

Yes, more students are taking science and maths at A-level, but its a high-tech revolution that our future depends onThe number of people taking science and maths A-levels is up for the fifth year running. Good, because I need some engineers. Rather a lot, in fact.Unfazed by complex data and comfortable with technical theory and practice, engineers are a rarefied breed of problem-solvers. Or at least they are here in Britain. In the next six years, nearly 3m engineering jobs will be unfilled. With a shortage of supply, and growing demand, we certainly cant afford for the brightest minds to be snared by the Citys big bucks. Continue reading...

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