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Bringing the worlds of Education and Business closer together.

Become the employer of choice in your community, helping to reduce your recruitment time and costs and building meaningful relationships with the best candidates

“This is a wonderful initiative giving design and technology teachers the opportunity to see how engineers work in businesses such as Dyson. It is encouraging to know that teachers will be equipped with industry-relevant knowledge and skills to teach young people about the exciting, creative and challenging world of engineering.”

Sir James Dyson

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Become a member of Blueprint 1000 today to support and influence technical education in schools and help create the workforce of the future

Join Blueprint 1000 Today

Membership Benefits

1.

Become the employer of choice in your community, helping to reduce your recruitment time and costs and building meaningful relationships with the best candidates.

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  • We will identify and approach our engaged network of teachers and schools in your area to secure participation of up to five schools.
  • Receive our guide “Nurturing Engagement with local schools”, full of ideas and case studies for engaging activities.
  • Receive a facilitated planning session with your linked schools
  • Increase visibility of your apprenticeship programme and vacancies for students.

2.

Be part of a movement to support and influence technical education in schools and increase understanding of the needs of industry to help create the workforce of the future.

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  • Build an agreed annual engagement plan with linked schools.
  • Preferential access to Teachers in Residence programme – giving teachers an insight into your industry.
  • Personal invitation to Blueprint 1000 member network meetings.

3.

Receive preferential member advertising rates in the Design and Technology Association Magazines.

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  • High quality professional educational magazines delivered termly to schools across the UK, read by over 18000 teachers.
  • Advertise apprenticeship vacancies and schemes to a national audience.

4.

Keep well-informed with school practice, education and the school curriculum.

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  • You will have access to a team of educational experts at the D&T Association to answer your queries.
  • Phone 01789 473901 or e-mail blueprint1000@data.org.uk
  • Includes subscription to D&T Practice and Designing magazine with three issues of each per year.

5.

Be a good neighbour: Build your profile as an active supporter of local education.

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  • Inclusion of company articles and information in Design and Technology Association member magazines.
  • PR templates and ideas supplied for you to share with local media.
  • Engaging with schools makes your company more visible and known to schools, teachers, pupils and parents.

6.

Blueprint 1000 Events offering industry linked CPD to D&T teachers.

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  • Sponsor a Blueprint 1000 Event which directly informs and improves the quality of design and technology teaching.
  • Host cutting edge subject training in your facility and input into customised content relevant to your industry.
  • Industry and curriculum aligned events initiate engagement with schools and pupils.
  • Course and its content is agreed, developed and delivered in partnership with Industry.

Pricing

membership

Become a founding member of Blueprint 1000 at the introductory price of

£1,270 +VAT

per business location.

“Government, educational institutions, and employers must work together to ensure young people are leaving education prepared for the modern world”
CBI 'Getting young people work-ready' June 2019

Case Studies

Reece Group, Newcastle

A founding member of Blueprint1000, Reece group have hosted training for 25 D&T teachers, positively impacting up to 9250 students within local schools and the initiative has enabled Reece Group to showcase key aspects of their business to engaged students who may become their workforce of the future.

Blueprint 1000 exclusive events

In addition to the benefits of membership you have the opportunity to sponsor a Blueprint 1000 Event to directly inform and improve the quality of design and technology teaching in schools local to you. Teachers receive cutting edge subject training alongside customised input from the host company. We engage the schools and teachers, we agree and deliver the course content and manage all necessary event logistics and post-event follow up.

Finally, we work with you to ensure that the 40 minute company input to teachers is curriculum relevant and will be engaging to all teachers present.

events

Exclusive Blueprint 1000 events

Best
value!

bronze

events
£4,470+VAT
Benefits

Training up to 10 teachers at your premises, this training day can benefit up to 3,700 students.

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Best
value!

silver

events
£6,370+VAT
Benefits

Training up to 15 teachers at your premises, this training day can benefit up to 5,550 students.

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Best
value!

gold

events
£9,970+VAT
Benefits

Training up to 25 teachers at your premises, this training day can benefit up to 9,250 students.

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Events Features

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Regional schools and teachers will influence 1,000s of pupils and students, clearly guiding them at the beginning of their career

An effective way to address your company Corporate Social Responsibility

The event will include appropriate time for you to showcase your company, e.g. a tour of your premises showing manufacturing, engineering and creative processes

The Design and Technology Association will recruit and facilitate teachers for this Blueprint event

Regional marketing to schools explaining the values of your company and the details of the training

Training is capped at 10 teachers to your premises for a training day enabling teachers to see how your business operates

Training is capped at 15 teachers coming to your premises for a training day to see how your business operates

Training is capped at 25 teachers coming to your premises for a training day to see how your business operates

Prominent company profile on the Blueprint website and on the Design & Technology Association website

Profile page/write-up in D&T 'Practice' magazine

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You are in good company

Our objective is to build a movement of1000 Blueprint members over the next five years between January 2020 andJanuary 2025, connecting education and industry regionally, while at the sametime creating a powerful business voice for the importance of technical education.