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This is the web site devoted to the work of Dr Stan Owers and his PhD thesis titled 'The Place and Perception of Technology in the Curriculum: Historical Developments up to 1997'


The sixth Owers Lecture was held on Thursday March 24th 2011:

The University Technology College - a basis for a manufacturing renaissance?

The coalition government have argued that economic recovery depends on a manufacturing renaissance - what part can the innovations proposed in the University Technical College movement play to address this need?

SteveCapper.jpg Stephen Capper, Head of Sawyers Hall College, outlined the philosophical foundations of the University Technology College movement and explain the issues facing the development of a new UTC.

Peter Mitchell Peter Mitchell, Chief Executive of the Baker Dearing Educational Trust, responded to Stephen's presentation, provoking a vigorous discussion with participants.

The lecture was held at the Oracle City Office, Moorgate, London.

Read more about this lecture and download Stephen's speech