Competition

Seven reasons to enter the Bright Ideas Challenge today!

The Bright Ideas Challenge, Shell’s national schools competition for students aged 11-14, is open for entries for the fourth year running. The competition invites young people to use their Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) skills to come up with ‘bright ideas’ for powering future cities to be vibrant, healthy, …

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McDougalls Young Baking Team of the Year competition returns for its fifth year with new focus launched for 2019

Premier Foods is bringing back its McDougalls Young Baking Team of the Year competition for the fifth year running, and will focus on how cookery skills can help build children’s overall confidence. Judges returning include – Carol Harwood, representing LACA; Andrew Green, representing the Craft Guild of Chefs; and Mark …

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Learn2Think Foundation launches news writing competition for 8-11 year olds

Charitable company The Learn2Think Foundation is offering young students the chance to develop their writing, as well as critical thinking, reasoning and research skills in the 2018 Learn2Think Young Journalist Prize. The focus this year is on questioning, challenging 8-11 year olds to think like an investigative journalist, using interviewing …

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Cambridgeshire students are invited to go Into Orbit during The IET FIRST® LEGO® League Cambridge tournament

FIRST® LEGO® League, a global science and technology challenge, is now open to entry for teams of young people from across Cambridgeshire. This year’s theme is INTO ORBIT and teams of 9 – 16 year olds will be taken on an ‘out of this world’ experience as they explore space-themed …

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Innovating Minds CEO and Education Today columnist Dr Asha Patel shortlisted for prestigious award

Birmingham-based Innovating Minds CIC has been shortlisted for the 2018 NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards in the Entrepreneur for Good of the Year award. Innovating Minds CIC beat off some tough competition in order to make the regional shortlist, with a record number of businesses entering the awards nationally across …

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Student stationery design competition winners announced

Students from Staffordshire University managed a clean sweep in the inaugural Student Stationery Design Awards, managing to win all three placements – with entries from one hardworking student being chosen twice! Leanne Haycock, a 3rd year student in Graphic Design, created entries for both the Portico Design and Paperchase design …

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