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Swapping the office for the classroom to help develop STEM skills in Doncaster

As part of Pegler Yorkshire’s community engagement activities, Farah Yasin from the Marketing Department went back to school to help out with this year’s TEKK Challenge. Here she describes how the 10-week programme has helped pupils get to grips with science, technology, engineering and maths skills…

The TEKK Challenge is a programme designed to develop STEM skills in 9-12 year olds. It gives a group of young people an opportunity to get hands on experience forming a company to meet a technological challenge.

This year, as a TEKK Ambassador I worked with Kingfisher Primary School over 10 weeks in 2 hour sessions to help support the programme, and make sure it stayed on schedule!

The pupils had to form a “company”, create a corporate image, design a model, build and test a prototype, make a presentation and then enter the final competition against other participating schools.

As a TEKK Ambassador I knew it was important to ensure that all the children participated and felt involved in the task. Outside the sessions, I also spent some time doing personal research on building and construction to help provide ideas on building and jointing techniques.

Being part of the challenge was an enjoyable experience and an opportunity to give something back to the community. Initially it was quite challenging going from a quiet office surrounding to a loud classroom environment but after settling in it was very rewarding and I felt like I helped the children grow on the STEM skills as well giving them an insight into this business and the variety of roles and careers available here.

As well as my time, Pegler Yorkshire also presented personalised goodie bags to the Kingfisher Primary pupils which included a certificate and some merchandise.

And the icing on the cake was that Kingfisher Primary won the TEKK Challenge Construction Award at the celebration event! Well done team!!

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By Amy Sedgwick, Market Manager – Press Systems, Pegler Yorkshire.


Following on from her previous post about why stainless steel deserves a leading role in the UK HVAC market, Amy Sedgwick here offers more – and bigger – reasons worthy of consideration by specifiers and contractors of commercial plumbing and HVAC systems…

Swapping the office for the classroom to help develop STEM skills in Doncaster

As part of Pegler Yorkshire’s community engagement activities, Farah Yasin from the Marketing Department went back to school to help out with this year’s TEKK Challenge. Here she describes how the 10-week programme has helped pupils get to grips with science, technology, engineering and maths skills…

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