When asked, only seven per cent of parents said that they would encourage their girls to be engineers - despite the fact that girls show an active interest in STEM subjects from an early age. Could it be that parents are limiting their children's future career choices through outdated perceptions of the jobs they think girls and boys are interested in?
The Institution of Engineering and Technology has warned that even though driverless cars are a reality, the fear of hacking
With demand for more than two million engineers over the next few decades, it has never been more important to encourage young people to like science, to choose to study science and, ultimately, to choose careers in engineering.