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Committed to CSR

Are you committed to CSR activity and from a manufacturing, technology, design or engineering business? Getting involved with Blueprint 1000® gives you better insight into developments in the world of education. You will benefit from increased knowledge, employee motivation and positive PR for your business.

Getting involved with Blueprint 1000 will

Provide focus and positive PR for your corporate social responsibility (CSR) policy and initiatives

Give employees from your company, who volunteer, a greater sense of mission and loyalty at work and improved communication and  influencing skills as additional benefits for the business.

Help you broaden young peoples’ horizons and raise their aspirations.

Provide access to the latest news in Design and Technology, engineering and creative education that will be of value to your business and industry.

As a member you will receive


We will establish your goals for getting involved and agree a programme of activity that will meet those needs.


We will identify and approach our engaged network of teachers and schools including our 28,000+ members to invite them to participate. This could be a local or national group depending on your objectives.


We will facilitate meeting your objectives whether that be through a planning session with local schools to agree a local programme or through conducting national activity through our membership.


We will provide latest news on Design and Technology education and provide contact to experts in the curriculum to answer any questions.


We will explore further opportunities with you to sponsor events or host a Teachers In Residence programme to create further impact for your business

£3750 per year (+VAT) per participating business location

COINS is delighted to support this initiative as encouraging more young people to consider employment in software development and the construction industry sits comfortably with our foundation’s mission to ‘Be a force for good.

Further benefits of Blueprint 1000®


Blueprint 1000® helps you influence the subject and provide context from your business, cementing your company reputation as a supporter of the local community

Conversation starter

Getting involved with Blueprint 1000® can open doors to conversations and effective engagement with senior school leaders and teachers, including over 25,000 Design & Technology Association members

Student engagement

Blueprint 1000® provides the opportunity to engage with students to secure the best candidates and improve your recruitment process

Advertising and promotion

Receive preferential member advertising rates in The Design and Technology Association Magazines and on marketing email shots. Attend and promote your company on our ongoing and varied Webinar programme

PR Opportunities

We will help you to gain positive PR within your local school community to help you become one of the local employers of choice, highlighting your reputation within a region

As a member, you are in good company

The Design and Technology Association’s Blueprint 1000® initiative is building long term relationships between companies and schools, locally and nationally, for mutual benefit. Join us to contribute to improved outcomes for young people, communities, and business.

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