STEMskills in the textiles industry: launch of A Material World

At the Foundation's AGM and Annual Showcase event of funded projects on 26 September 2017, Trustees were delighted to host the launch of A Material World a free STEM based resource developed through our  £43,500 funding, introducing the textiles sector as a vocational pathway to young people.  View the learning and teaching resource MyClyde online educational resources.

 

A partnership between Scottish Textiles Skills Partnership (STSP), Engineering Development Trust, industry and Glasgow Clyde College the resource is uses interactive open learning to introduce STEM subjects through textiles and will form part of a GO4SET in Textiles programme delivered to S2 pupils in Glasgow and further afield.

Pictured here are some of the textiles industry leaders attending the event, with Ian Laird, MD of Alex Begg & Co and Chair of STSP centre.

 

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