The STEM subjects of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths are considered vital for the UK’s future productivity and at dock10 we fully appreciate their importance in our own tech driven industry. To inspire more young people to take up STEM subjects we are actively supporting The Big Bang Programme that brings STEM subjects to life for schoolchildren. Through regional and local fairs and competitions, The Big Bang Programme is helping thousands of young people to discover the exciting and rewarding careers that STEM subjects can lead to – including television.
dock10 will be bringing its knowledge, enthusiasm and television technology to The Big Bang North West in Liverpool, giving hundreds of youngsters the opportunity to experience the excitement of making a television show. Using the latest green screen technology, each group will spend around 15 minutes getting hands-on with our studio equipment as they take on a variety of roles including Presenter, Autocue, Sound Supervisor, Vision Mixer, VT Play in PC and Camera Operator. Under the guidance of our team of studio professionals they will find out what it’s like to work behind the scenes and gain an understanding of how STEM subjects could help launch a career in the television industry.
Andrew Culley, COO, dock10, said: "The broadcast industry employs a wide range of roles and many of these require technology skills and training. We are keen to demonstrate broadcast engineering as a career option and The Big Bang North West is a great opportunity to inspire young people to study technology and engineering."