Roots to roofs: a cross-curricular educational activity
Learning resources, Sectors and roles, Careers and recruitment
North Yorkshire Construction Training Group
Humber Training Group, Civils Training Group, Yorkshire Independent Roof Training Group and North Yorkshire Business and Education Partnership
The project will work in partnership with neighbouring training groups to develop a ‘pilot’ with local schools.
The project will highlight the processes of construction, raise awareness of careers, job roles and pathways into construction, in particular apprenticeships.
The project will promote the use of cross-curricular mix of STEM skills and development of employability skills.
- Develop a careers challenge resource
- Deliver to 500 students in 10 primary schools
- Publish and share project materials.
01 Oct 2016
31 Dec 2017
End of project summary
The project finished in December 2017. The Roots to Roofs project was piloted in 10 schools reaching 325 teachers and students with sessions supported by 8 construction companies. As a result of the sessions students have an increased knowledge and interest in construction careers.
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