RC VISION AND OXFORD UNIVERSITY PARTNERSHIP SHOWS POTENTIAL
RC Vision
by Andy Hyde
6M ago
London, UK - November 22, 2023. RC Vision, a pioneering social venture committed to bridging the diversity gap in STEM learning and career engagement, is thrilled to announce its partnership with the University of Oxford's SDG Impact Lab and the innovative "Sport Leaders Programme" now vividly showcased in a newly released video capturing the unique bend of sport and education. The Sport Leaders Programme is a six-week initiative that will engage 30 Year 8 students from Greyfriars School, where a third of the students receive benefits related free school meals.  Every week, these students ..read more
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Revving Up Diversity: RC Vision's Drive for Model Car Racing RECOGNITION
RC Vision
by Andy Hyde
7M ago
Today marks another moment in our journey at RC Vision. In our continuous effort to bridge the diversity gap in STEM through the exhilarating world of electric radio control car racing, we've engaged Lucy Frazer, the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, with a special request. Why We Wrote to the Secretary of State Our mission at RC Vision has always been clear: to use the fun and excitement of model car racing to engage young people in STEM. However, we've encountered a significant hurdle. Model car racing, a cornerstone of our initiative, isn't officially recognized as a sport. T ..read more
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Innovate with Us: RC Vision Calls for West Midlands Partners to Fuel STEM Diversity
RC Vision
by Andy Hyde
7M ago
Join RC Vision in Igniting STEM Passions in the West Midlands! Calling All Innovators and Change-Makers! At RC Vision, we're driven by a passion for electric radio control car racing and a commitment to using this exhilarating sport to bridge the diversity gap in STEM. We believe in the power of hands-on, engaging activities to spark curiosity and foster a love for science and engineering in young minds, especially among minoritised communities. We're on the lookout for dynamic partners in the West Midlands – from Birmingham to Wolverhampton, Solihull to Shropshire, and everywhere in between ..read more
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Seizing the Moment: How the Latest IFS Report Amplifies the Call for Equity in STEM
RC Vision
by Andy Hyde
10M ago
The UK is grappling with a concerning decline in social mobility, a trend highlighted in the latest Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) report. This report paints a grim picture, indicating that children from less affluent backgrounds find it increasingly difficult to move into higher income brackets compared to their counterparts 40 years ago. The disparities are stark, with individuals in the north of England, the Midlands, and those from minority ethnic backgrounds facing significant barriers to achieving financial stability. This alarming trend underscores the urgent need to address these ..read more
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Rio Ferdinand Foundation kick-offs new social partnership with RC Vision alongside Grove Park Youth Club
RC Vision
by Andy Hyde
1y ago
RC Vision, the leading social venture promoting STEM education and diversity through radio control car racing, is proud to announce a new partnership with the Rio Ferdinand Foundation and the Grove Park Youth Club Building Preservation Trust (GPYCBPT). Together, the three organisations will be delivering RC-based STEM engagement sessions for young people aged 12-16 in Grove Park, South London, to help address the need for greater diversity and inclusion in STEM education. Andy Hyde, the founder of RC Vision, explains that informal learning with radio control cars is a great way to engage youn ..read more
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16-Time Bulgarian National Champion and Sustainability Expert Joins RC Vision
RC Vision
by Andy Hyde
1y ago
Emil Kostadinov Brings Commercial Sponsorship Expertise and Sustainability Focus to Leading STEM Education and Diversity and Inclusion Social Venture. London, England - 22/02/23. RC Vision is pleased to announce that Emil Kostadinov, a 16-time Bulgarian national champion in RC racing and leading sustainability expert at Owen Mumford, has joined its advisory board. Kostadinov's extensive experience in RC racing, sustainability, and MBA background, along with his commercial sponsorship expertise, will help drive RC Vision's mission of promoting STEM learning and diversity and inclusion. Kostadin ..read more
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RC Vision Hits Two Key Development Milestones STEM Education and Inclusion Programming
RC Vision
by Andy Hyde
1y ago
RC Vision, a leading organisation promoting STEM education and diversity and inclusion through radio control car racing, is proud to announce two major milestones in its development. The first is the start of RC Vision's first grant-funded STEM engagement program, beginning in March and funded by the Great Western Railways Community Fund. The program will engage 80 young people from Hillingdon in RC workshop days involving an introduction to race engineering. Working alongside young professional engineers from the rail industry, the young people, referred to RC Vision by the local authorities ..read more
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New data shows the vital contribution engineering makes to the UK
RC Vision
by Andy Hyde
1y ago
Today, 2 November 2022, National Engineering Day, a new headcount of the UK’s engineering profession reveals there are over 8.1 million people employed in engineering jobs across the UK. That’s just over a quarter (26%) of the adult working population.  The map, produced for the Royal Academy of Engineering by Metro Dynamics as part of a more in-depth assessment due to be published later this year, provides a snapshot of the vital contribution engineering makes to the economy at national and regional levels. According to the data, there are 729,000 engineering businesses across the whole ..read more
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Breaking the Mould: How the Three Horizons Model Can Drive Inclusion in STEM Industries
RC Vision
by Andy Hyde
1y ago
The UK government's All Party Parliamentary Group on Diversity and Inclusion in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) has recently conducted investigations into the lack of diversity and inclusion in these fields. The findings reveal that there is still a significant lack of representation of underrepresented groups, particularly women, people from minority ethnic backgrounds, and individuals with disabilities, in STEM industries. To address this issue, the All Party Parliamentary Group has outlined several recommendations for immediate action. These include increasing fundin ..read more
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I don't want a holiday in the sun.
RC Vision
by Andy Hyde
1y ago
Humans are change animals. We thrive on it. We actively seek out the novel and crave the new in our everyday lives. Our brains react to novelty by releasing dopamine which makes us want to explore in search of a reward. Change literally makes us happy and attracts us to learning. Because we could learn, we adapted to all sorts of environments and evolved and survived.  Many activists pressing for change in the STEM sector and motorsport engineering space are working tirelessly to persuade those in positions of power, from governing bodies to employers and new charitable foundations, to b ..read more
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