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Teaching resources for schools

Use these resources to introduce students to structural engineering and help them discover great career opportunities.

Design and Shape the World

David Knight has worked on amazing projects accross the world from the Philippines to the UK. In our 'Design and Shape the World' leaflet he shares five reasons why structural engineering is a great career choice.



16 iconic structures

This download showcases 16 amazing feats of structural engineering from around the world.



What's it like being a structural engineer?

Three of our members explain what they do and why they love their work. A great way to show the face of modern engineering to your students.



Teaching at school stories and resources

The Shard, London

Building Stories podcast

Learn the stories behind the Shard, the Brooklyn Bridge and the Basilica Cistern in this fascinating podcast series from Roma Agrawal FIStructE.

Date - 24 June 2019
Price - Free
Case Study
Reinforced "chocrete" diagram

Building with Chocrete

Roger Faires of Mott Macdonald, discusses an innovative education project that challenges schoolchildren to make beams from “Chocrete” – a mix of chocolate and cereals.

Date - 5 April 2018
Price - Free
Case Study
Next Generation design with Birmingham’s future engineers

Next Generation design with Birmingham’s future engineers

Education Manager, Nick Von Behr, recently helped judge a competition to find a new Pavilion Design for an amazing education initiative: Next Generation Design Brum.

Date - 31 July 2017
Price - Free
Case Study
Straw-ctural engineering Challenge model

Making things and solving problems

Andrew McFadden and Megan Greig, structural engineers  at AKTII’s London headquarters, explain their Straw-ctural Engineering Challenge at open House Families 2018. 

Date - 7 June 2018
Price - Free

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