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The Importance of Supporting Engineering Education
The Importance of Supporting Engineering Education
February 20, 2024

In today's era of information technology, engineering plays the role of a vanguard, trying to optimize processes and develop new products, making...

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My faith in our generation is slowly dwindling….

“Almost half of young people have no idea about ­traditional jobs that were once the backbone of the construction industry – such as welders, glaziers and masons. And a worrying survey of 16-35 year olds found 20% thought electricians worked in the entertainment industry creating electronic music. Only 51% described correctly what welders did, along with 48% for glaziers and 39% for dredgers, the study by building insurance site constructaquote.com revealed. Nearly all of the 2,000 people quizzed knew about lorry drivers, carpet layers, plumbers and plasterers.”

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