Collaborative partnerships

Arkwright Engineering Scholarships

Students who are going to be studying for an AS/A2, IB or Higher/Advanced Higher level in STEM subjects at a school which is affiliated with Arkwright may apply for a scholarship. Funded by industry, academia, professional institutions (including the IET) and private donations, 400 Arkwright Engineering Scholarships are awarded each year. Each scholarship provides £300 for the student and £200 for the school per year for the two years of their course.

Arkwright Engineering Scholarships

The Big Bang Fair

The Big Bang Fair is the largest celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths for young people in the UK. The Big Bang UK Young Scientists and Engineers Fair is an award-winning combination of exciting theatre shows, interactive workshops and exhibits, together with careers information for school groups and families, provided by a wide range of people who are working in the field.

The Big Bang Fair

Teachers in Residence

Teachers in Residence is a new joint initiative between industry, the IET, the IMechE and the Design and Technology Association. It gives D&T, science and maths teachers the opportunity to take part in 3-5 day internships to gain first-hand experience of modern industry and to develop meaningful industry engagement links to benefit themselves and their students. Placements are in UK-based design, manufacturing, engineering and construction companies.

Teachers in Residence

Teach First

Teach First aims to end educational inequality. It finds, trains and supports new teachers to work in low-income communities, developing these new teachers to become leaders in schools and to inspire the children toward the future they want.

Teach First

Association of Science Education (ASE)

The professional association for science teachers. The ASE provides a range of resources, training and networking opportunities including the annual and regional conferences.

Association of Science Education (ASE)

The Design and Technology Association

The professional association for design and technology teachers. The association provides a range of resources, training and networking opportunities including the D&T Summer School.

The Design and Technology Association

The Scout Association

Here at the IET, we sponsor the Scout Electronics activity badge, which aims to engage more young people with electronics.

The Scout Association