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18 Oct Jobs and growth: the importance of engineering skills to the UK economy

Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) (RAEng)
2012
Final report of the econometrics of engineering skills project. Examining the link between STEM education, training and qualifications and economic growth.
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18 Oct Engineers for Africa: Identifying engineering capacity needs in Sub Saharan Africa

Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) (RAEng)
2012
This report identifies engineering Introduction capacity needs, in terms of the size and skills base of the work force.
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18 Oct Skills for the nation: engineering undergraduates in the UK

Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) (RAEng)
2013
This report provides a mapping of the complex landscape of undergraduate engineering education in the UK and provides a sense of how it has been changing over time.
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18 Oct Thinking like an engineer – Implications for the education system full report

Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) (RAEng)
2014
This report, commissioned by the Royal Academy of Engineering, offers fresh insights into the ways engineers think. It goes on to suggest ways in which the education system might be redesigned to develop engineers more effectively.
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18 Oct Thinking like an engineer – implications for the education system summary report

Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) (RAEng)
2014
This report offers fresh insights into the ways engineers think. It suggests ways in which the education system might be redesigned to develop engineers more effectively and makes suggestions as to how the wider public might become engaged with these issues.
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18 Oct Making design engineering fascinating Recommendations for training qualified design engineers

National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech)
2012
Today's design engineers act as developers, drivers and originators in the process of creating new products. They conceive new products for businesses taking account of all the phases in the product's life cycle, and they provide the documentation needed to manufacture them. As such, they have a direct influence on the success of manufacturing companies. They need to be creative and continuously rise to the challenge of using new materials and technologies. In addition to traditional design engineering know-how in areas such as machine components and materials, functional groups, production and assembly technology, design engineering methodology, systematic problem solving and spatial visualisation skills, they increasingly also require IT and programming skills as well as electrical engineering and mechatronics know-how. Systems design draws on a combination of all these skills.
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18 Oct Slovenia Needs a New Vision for the Development of the Economy and Society (16 pages – en)

Engineering Academy of Slovenia (IAS)
2014
Slovenia is falling behind in technological development because of economic reasons as well as because technological intelligence has been left out from deciding on key questions on economic, predominantly industrial, and general society development. Slovenian Academy of Engineering has carried out consultations to point out, for the public and decision-makers, the inadequate state on different fields that are creating the present economic crisis. The position paper is focusing on the Purpose of the Initiative and Propositions of Slovenian Academy of Engineering, and is explaining propositions from first two parts of the position papers in Slovenian language. The position paper was distributed to international partner organisations of the Slovenian Academy of Engineering and other interested organisations.
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18 Oct Comparative Analysis of Higher Education, Research, Development and Innovations of Slovenia (92 pages – slo)

Engineering Academy of Slovenia (IAS)
2014
Analysis of educational system in Slovenia and Research, development and innovative achievements of Slovenia has now become an annual task and receives and generates substantial interest from interested parties. In 2014 it focused on higher education in Slovenia, on research and development activities and in Slovenia.
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18 Oct The Value-Creating University – From Enclave to Key Role

Danish Academy of Technical Sciences (ATV)
2012
In order to strengthen Denmark’s position in the era of globalisation, ATV in this report sums up the unique position of the 8 Danish universities as to becoming a vital driving force in society as knowledge is the key to excelling in international competition. The report focuses on 4 themes: The financial issue – from expense to investment in knowledge; the university as driver for knowledge exchange; education and talent strategy; growth-creating leadership.
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