Design students from Ely College invited to Birmingham conference to showcase their work

PUBLISHED: 14:15 04 October 2018 | UPDATED: 14:15 04 October 2018

A handful of Ely College pupils were invited to display their design and technology work at a conference in Birmingham. Picture: SUBMITTED

A handful of Ely College pupils were invited to display their design and technology work at a conference in Birmingham. Picture: SUBMITTED

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A group of Ely College pupils showcased their design and technology work to hundreds of people when they were invited to a conference in Birmingham.

A handful of Ely College pupils were invited to display their design and technology work at a conference in Birmingham. Picture: SUBMITTED A handful of Ely College pupils were invited to display their design and technology work at a conference in Birmingham. Picture: SUBMITTED

The handful of Year 8 students attended the Design and Technology Association conference on Monday, October 1 and watched various keynote speeches.

The four students were invited to showcase their work at the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery event after they previously won awards for their work on the Asthma Design Challenge.

A spokesman from the college said: “The event set out a vision for how design thinking can be embedded within our education system

A handful of Ely College pupils were invited to display their design and technology work at a conference in Birmingham. Picture: SUBMITTED A handful of Ely College pupils were invited to display their design and technology work at a conference in Birmingham. Picture: SUBMITTED

“Equipping all students with the knowledge and skills required to confidently face the challenges of the fourth industrial revolution.

“The students demonstrated a range of creative digital and technical skills to captivate delegates.

“Their showcase reinforced the message that design and technology should be a life subject for all students.

A handful of Ely College pupils were invited to display their design and technology work at a conference in Birmingham. Picture: SUBMITTED A handful of Ely College pupils were invited to display their design and technology work at a conference in Birmingham. Picture: SUBMITTED

“The delegates and organisers at the conference commented on how well the students represented the college.”

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