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bioscience2017

Budding scientists on eco-friendly career path

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BUDDING young bio-scientists were given a hands-on introduction to a carbon neutral future they could lead.

Around 60 pupils from Darlington secondary schools were challenged with making bio-soap and plastic from potatoes as part of the annual Bioscience event run by Foundation for Jobs.

The event organised in partnership with Carmel Academy, which hosted the day, and delivered by a specialist team from J & J Projects for Schools aimed to inspire the young people’s interest in scientific careers.

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Carmel College students plays CSI in a forensics display organised by Darlington College, L-R, Hannah Sloane, 15, Katie Rotherham, 15, Chloe Davies, 14

Pupils inspired at Women in Engineering and STEM event for schools

Carmel College students plays CSI in a forensics display organised by Darlington College, L-R, Hannah Sloane, 15, Katie Rotherham, 15, Chloe Davies, 14

Carmel College students plays CSI in a forensics display organised by Darlington College, L-R, Hannah Sloane, 15, Katie Rotherham, 15, Chloe Davies, 14

ENGINEERING organisations from across the region have led a drive to get more young women considering careers in the sector at an event attended by scores of school pupils.

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l-r, Caitlin Riley O'Hagan, Carys Davies, Kenedie Dawson and Alison Wellock and they are holding cards and reindeer dust they have made while selling at Lingfield Point.

Primary entrepreneurs winning sales performance

l-r, Caitlin Riley O'Hagan, Carys Davies, Kenedie Dawson and Alison Wellock and they are holding cards and reindeer dust they have made while selling at Lingfield Point.

 

l-r, Caitlin Riley O’Hagan, Carys Davies, Kenedie Dawson and Alison Wellock and they are holding cards and reindeer dust they have made while selling at Lingfield Point.

PRIMARY school entrepreneurs put in a winning sales performance in a challenge set by Sir Richard Branson’s bank.

The Year five and six pupils at Red Hall Primary School recorded a profit of £94 after selling  Christmas products they had developed and made after taking part in Virgin Money’s Make £5 Grow project

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Longfield Academy pupils make plastic from potatoes at the first FFJ bioscience event for schools

Pupils get hands on introduction to Bioscience ahead of new centre opening

Longfield Academy pupils make plastic from potatoes at the first FFJ bioscience event for schools

Longfield Academy pupils make plastic from potatoes at the first FFJ bioscience event for schools

SCHOOL pupils became bio-scientists for a day ahead of the opening of a major new facility for companies in the sector.

The 100 students made plastic from potatoes and biofuels as part of their involvement in Foundation for Jobs first annual bio-science day.

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Jess Woodcock (15) is interviewed by Linda Steel of Teesside University at Whessoe Technology Centre in Darlington.

Whessoe prepares pupils for the world of work

Jess Woodcock (15) is interviewed by Linda Steel of Teesside University at Whessoe Technology Centre in Darlington.

Jess Woodcock (15) is interviewed by Linda Steel of Teesside University at Whessoe Technology Centre in Darlington.

SCHOOL pupils were put through their paces with realistic job interviews at the culmination of an employability scheme lead by a major oil and gas firm.

Whessoe Engineering Limited joined forces with corporate social responsibility initiative Darlington Cares and youth employment project Foundation for Jobs to deliver the Ready for Work employability scheme at Hummersknott Academy in Darlington.

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Whessoe HR advisor Susan Wood and internal recruitment consultant Rebecca Brown with Foundation for Jobs Owen McAteer and Darlington Cares Katie Blundell at the launch of Ready for Work

Whessoe Engineering helps young people hone employability skills

Whessoe HR advisor Susan Wood and internal recruitment consultant Rebecca Brown with Foundation for Jobs Owen McAteer and Darlington Cares Katie Blundell at the launch of Ready for Work

Whessoe internal recruitment consultant Rebecca Brown and HR advisor Susan Wood with Foundation for Jobs Owen McAteer and Darlington Cares Katie Blundell at the launch of Ready for Work

A LEADING oil and gas firm is helping ensure young people are ready for work by honing their employability skills.

Whessoe Engineering Limited has joined forces with corporate social responsibility initiative Darlington Cares and youth employment project Foundation for Jobs to deliver the Ready for Work employability scheme at Hummersknott Academy in Darlington.

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Firms showcase careers at Darlington College event

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YOUNG people making vital decisions on their next career step after school were given a first-hand introduction to the subsea industry.

Leading North-East firms working in the growing industry sector were amongst engineering and science companies meeting students at Darlington College tomorrow night.

The companies’ participation in the Careers Market Place event has been assisted by Foundation for Jobs and it was hoped that the young people attending, primarily in their final two years at school, would be given a first-hand insight into the industry.

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Subsea apprentice to open young peoples’ eyes to opportunities

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A SUBSEA apprentice will help to educate North-East school pupils on the opportunities available to them in the thriving industry sector.

Thomas Young is the latest apprentice to join Darlington based Modus Subsea, which uses underwater robots to carry out seabed and deep water work

As part of his apprenticeship the 18-year-old, who joined the firm two weeks ago, will take part in Foundation for Jobs projects aimed at highlighting to other young people the wide range of opportunities the subsea industry offers.

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HRH The Duke of York is given a tour of C-State by Jake Tompkins, managing director of Modus Subsea in March

Careers teachers given subsea tour to boost industry knowledge

HRH The Duke of York is given a tour of C-State by Jake Tompkins, managing director of Modus Subsea in March

 

HRH The Duke of York is given a tour of C-State by Jake Tompkins, managing director of Modus Subsea in March

TEACHERS were given a first-hand insight into opportunities in the subsea engineering sector with a visit to a UK leading training facility.

Jake Tompkins, managing director of Modus Subsea, led the visit to the C-State Subsea Training and Education Centre for teachers from schools and sixth forms in Darlington.

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