BNFL and Education Living with Technology

by Harold E. Bolter, British Nuclear Fuels plc, Warrington, United Kingdom,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: High Level Radioactive Waste Management 1991

Abstract:

Following upon a report to a House of Commons Select Committee, the Chairman and Chief Executive gave an undertaking to better inform young people about the Nuclear Industry. This lead to British Nuclear Fuels plc formulating a Corporate education policy and the adoption of a concept 'Living with Technology' which slots into the new National Curriculum for schools in England and Wales. One year into implementation, the initiative is proving a great success and at the present time the launch of 'Living with Technology' to the education world and public is underway.



Subject Headings: Industries | Fuels | Residential buildings | Engineering education | Curricula | Nuclear power | Radioactive wastes | United Kingdom | Europe | England | Wales

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