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UTC Swindon's presentation to the Influence Conference, May 2014. Presented by Paul Holmes of Johnson Matthey Fuel Cells.

UTC Swindon's presentation to the Influence Conference, May 2014. Presented by Paul Holmes of Johnson Matthey Fuel Cells.

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  • 1. UTC Swindon Specialist Engineering College for 14 to 19 year olds Influence - Swindon Business Conference 2014 Paul Holmes – Director - UTC Swindon, Automation/Mechanical Engineering Manager Johnson Matthey Fuel Cells Opening September 2014
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  • 3. Welcome from Angela Barker-Dench Principal UTC Swindon Took on the role on 16th September 2013 and will lead the college during its set-up year and as it welcomes its first intake of students in September 2014. Angela has an engineering background and experience of technical and vocational education.
  • 4. UTC -UNIVERSITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE • A college for students aged 14 to 19 which specialises in technical studies and is sponsored by a university and a leading employer. • 45 with more planned, supported by all three main political parties. Brainchild of Lord Baker – Baker Dearing Trust (BDT) • It offers full time courses, which combine practical and academic studies. • Employers are involved from the start in shaping the curriculum.
  • 5. Lead Education Sponsor Part of Johnson Matthey PLC World Leader Environmental Emissions Control Lead Employer Sponsor
  • 6. • £10 Million Capital cost. • 20 mile Radius. • Planned opening 2014. • 150 per year group - 600 total. • 60+ partner companies. • Engineering (Technology/Innovation). • Business, Enterprise and Entrepreneurship. • State of the Art Premises. • Heart of Swindon – ease of access. • Careful re-use of historic engineering heritage buildings..
  • 7. What it will include • Working Day 8:30-5:00 • Business Dress – feels like work • Longer study year • National curriculum • 5 years effective education including 2 years vocational • Curriculum designed by local employers – teaching through employer projects • All forms of engineering
  • 8. • 68 Supporting Partners – The most impressive partner list of any UTC. • Will provide Learning through real world projects, with the skills, engineering companies require. • Partners will offer projects, time, experience, learning and support. • Already established a wide range of partner companies to demonstrate the breadth of engineering careers available. Employer partners at
  • 9. Our Partner Network
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  • 11. Email: Opening September 2014 Enrolling students now Recruiting now Recruiting Employer Partner companies now