All View From The Chair

Each issue of the IED journal includes some thoughts and observations from the Chair of Council. These are all listed below, in date order. They can be sorted via content subject by using the categories in the left hand list.

The write stuff

Students seem to have lost much of the dexterity they used to have, affecting their ability to write, draw and perform for surgery. Colin Ledsome CEng FIED offers a way forward

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CPD – why it matters so much

Chair of the IED Colin Ledsome focuses on Continuing Professional Development and the learning experiences that it can bring to any career

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Getting the knowledge

Chair of the IED Colin Ledsome focuses on the IED’s main conference activity – Engineering and Product Design Education (E&PDE) – and the role it plays as a powerful information source for members

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How change means fresh opportunity

New Chair of the IED Colin Ledsome considers ways in which the membership can help take the Institution to the next all-important level

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My eighteenth and last ‘View’!

Tania Humphries-Smith looks back on her three years as Chair and the progress achieved collectively by the IED on that journey

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Reaching out to make a difference

Countless organisations are engaged in promoting engineering design and, more widely, STEM, says Tania Humphries-Smith. But there is so much more we can all do

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Female suffrage in the spotlight

One hundred years is clearly not long enough in design and engineering!

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It’s Our Year: hoorah!!

Might 2018 be a time when engineering finally takes its place in the spotlight once again?

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Reaching out to Outreach

How can young people seeking to enter engineering get sound careers advice? IED Chair Tania Humphries-Smith believes there is much that can be done by way of expert help and guidance

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My TeenTech Adventure!

TeenTech awards: a vital means of raising awareness of the wonderful careers to be had in engineering

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