Justin Kelly, Head of Business Development at Siemens UK and Ireland, visited Whalley Range to deliver a lesson on ‘Unlocking Your Potential’ to 30 Year 10 science students.
The lesson focused on myth busting misconceptions of the industry; taking the students through Justin’s career journey from school to now and beyond, focusing on the decisions he made and who influenced them. The lesson also included a case study on the future of careers in engineering to challenge the students. He spoke of his belief that many of our students can have a wonderful future in engineering:
The lesson was facilitated in collaboration with Teach First, an educational charity in the UK, as part of the ‘Big Class Challenge’. Miss Jansen, STEM coordinator at Whalley Range, organised the event as part of our focus on broadening student horizons around STEM careers. She said: