Pupils scorn engineering jobs

Wood, Janet
September 2009
Utility Week;9/11/2009, p19
Trade Publication
The article deals with the negative attitude of children and students in Great Britain toward engineering, according to a research by the National Grid. The study has found that children and students regard engineering as "menial, dirty and about fixing things." It has also revealed that even parents have a negative outlook on engineering jobs. It relates the impact of these attitudes on the supply of workers for engineering posts.


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