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Renishaw's virtual engineering workshops and talks

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Renishaw's virtual engineering workshops and talks

Delivering FREE virtual STEM engagement for schools and colleges.

During the pandemic, we have been able to adapt our STEM outreach programmes to offer virtual delivery of workshops and talks to continue to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers.

Even when life returns to some kind of normality, we will still continue to offer virtual engagements, alongside face-to-face sessions as these can often be scheduled into a school's hectic timetable more easily.


Minimum of 10 participants, maximum of 1,000 participants.


Less than 1 hour

Learning outcomes

  • Improve engagement, interest or enjoyment in STEM subjects

  • Improve attainment and progress in STEM subjects

  • Learning what the engineering workplace is like

  • Develop engineering employability skills

  • Improve awareness and aspirations for STEM-related study and careers

  • Challenge stereotypes by showing the diversity of disciplines, people and skills involved in engineering

Subjects and topics

    • Engineering
    • Electronics, robotics and programming
    • General engineering
    • Materials, products and manufacturing
    • Mechanical engineering, systems and processes
    • Medicine and healthcare
    • Sport and fitness

Gatsby benchmarks

The Gatsby benchmarks are a framework for good careers guidance for schools across all of England and in some areas across the rest of the UK. This experience helps your school to reach the following benchmarks:

  • Linking curriculum learning to careers
  • Encounters with employers and employees
  • Experiences of workplaces

Essential skills

The essential skills every young person needs to succeed in education and their future career. Find out more at the Skills Builder Partnership. This experience builds the following skills:

  • Listening - the ability to listen and understand information.

  • Speaking - the oral transmission of information or ideas.

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  • Ages 14 to 19
  • Online
  • Up to an hour
  • Free

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  • Ages 11 to 18
  • Online
  • 1 to 2 hours
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