I rarely ask but I need your help. We need your help. Class Of Your Own and DEC! need your help. See details on Class of Your Own here: Class Of Your Own This year, more and more kids and teachers have got into DEC. BUT it’s under threat in England. If you know and […]Read more "Stand up for DEC! and Class Of Your Own!"
You might know “1066 and all that : A memorable history of England,” by Yeatman and Sellar. They introduce the concepts of GOOD and BAD things. I’d like to introduce you to 3 GOOD things. No brainers. Support one, support them all, but do something about it today! GOOD THING #1 Class of Your Own, […]Read more "Good things…can’t even give them away these days……..!"
“Heriot Watt University fully supports the DEC initiative and are delighted to participate. Our staff and students involved have been blown away by the responses from pupils. Working with the young talented pupils at Drummond High School has been inspirational for all involved. Developing their knowledge of the various roles undertaken in the built environment is […]Read more "Heriot Watt report shows clear evidence of the benefit of Design Engineer Construct!"
At the end of what must be the most disappointing week personally I’ve had in recent years, it was a joy and a delight to be involved in the judging of the Construction News Rising Star awards 2018 in London. I was a late substitute for her majesty Alison Watson MBE who had gone to […]Read more "A new hope…not Star Wars!"
“Developing the next generation of construction professionals!” A varied team of people from across the industry have come together as a collaborative consortium – Team Prometheus – to support a school in Essex with delivery of the DesignEngineerConstruct! curriculum developed by construction education specialists Class Of Your Own. Our support will include assisting teachers with […]Read more "The Deanes Academy – Class Of Your Own"
No.1 I attended an event at Google HQ last week, with the starring role being The B1M http://www.theb1m.com hosted by YouTube. The B1M now being no 1 BIM influencer…well done guys! More about you later. It was a great event, a good evening with a digitally savvy connected audience. We were entertained and swamped with […]Read more "#onetomany – changing the paradigm"
Welcome! Now that I have your attention, let’s crack on! I’ll get to the headline shortly….but first I return to a theme I’ve raised before, but like an itch that won’t go away, I just have to have another scratch! This post might not be popular in some quarters but heigh-ho we’re not living in […]Read more "UK BIM Level 2 – #Dead-as-a-Dodo? – an uncomfortable truth?"
I’ve been at Technopop yesterday and today in Stratford with DEC! Class of Your Own. Over the last two days we (a team of volunteers) have enabled EcoClassroom work shops with about 250 schoolchildren. Another 100 tomorrow! We learn about design, communication, sustainability, landscape, surveying, brand, marketing, management, communication, presentation, collaboration, team work and getting […]Read more "@TechnopopLondon @ClassofYourOwn – a call to arms!!!"