The Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA) collaborates with various organisations within the industry, all working together to support teachers and schools with links to the industry. On this page you will find links to various websites that contain a wide range of useful information and resources for both teachers, students and those that have just started working in the industry.
All about STEM is a fantastic website that hosts links to a wide range of STEM resources.
Resources on apprenticeships for parents teachers and students
Bloodhound SSC The main aim of the BLOODHOUND Project is to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers. The BLOODHOUND Education Programme is available to all primary and secondary schools, students in further and higher education, home educators and children’s groups and clubs, and includes a wide range of resources that are free to download. You can find BLOODHOUND SSC in the E&D Zone at MACH 2018.
DATA understands that D&T is about providing opportunities for students to develop their capability, combining their designing and making skills with knowledge and understanding in order to create quality products. DATA has a wide range of resources available for download from its resource shop, some of which are free of charge. You can find DATA in the E&D Zone at MACH 2018.
EDT delivers over 40,000 STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) experiences each year, for young people age 9 -21 across the UK
The Government’s official apprenticeship search engine
The IET has a wide range of resources for both primary and secondary schools, STEM activities and challenge days. IET Faraday aims to make lessons even more engaging by showing that the learning has real-life applications via case studies that showcase some of the most innovative examples of current engineering and technology from around the world.
The Imagineering Foundation introduces 8-16 year olds to the fascinating world of engineering and technology through fun, hands-on activities. Imagineering runs after school clubs throughout the UK. You can find Imagineering in the E&D Zone at MACH 2018.
Industrial Cadets is an industry-led work experience programme, and is an exciting way for educators to enrich the curriculum, with inspiring activities that explore careers in industry, supported mentored by industry role models. You can find Industrial Cadets in the E&D Zone at MACH 2018.
Siemens are the first engineering company in the UK to launch their own unique STEM skills programme with digital badges, based on the Siemens award winning STEM education portal resources. You can find Siemens in the E&D Zone at MACH 2018.
For 50 years, the Smallpeice Trust have been giving young people everything they need to fuel their passion for engineering, helping to make their big ideas a reality with the help of parents, teachers, universities and corporate partners.
STEM Learning provides a wide range of CPD events for teachers. Apprentices and Graduates already working in industry can also sign up to be a STEM Ambassador and participate in STEM visits to schools and colleges, helping to inspire the next generation. You can find STEM Learning in the E&D Zone at MACH 2018.
You can download a range of careers resources, classroom activities and presentations free of charge from the Tomorrow’s Engineers website
Tomorrow’s Engineers will also have representatives available at the MTA stand (H19-100) throughout the exhibition, who will be able to speak to any exhibitors that would like to learn more about engaging with schools by providing industry related activities.
Information on technical, hands-on education for students across the UK aged 14 upwards
WISE enables and energises people in business, industry and education to increase the participation, contribution and success of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). WISE run interactive sessions and also host a range of downloadable resources via the website. You can find WISE in the E&D Zone at MACH 2018.