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Inspire Education Group Strengthens Industry Connections with Frameclad Professionals

16 November 2023

Inspire Education Group (IEG) enhanced its industry connections as key representatives from Frameclad, Phil Dufty and Nik Teagle, engaged in a collaborative meeting with Construction Lecturing staff at Peterborough College.


The meeting, held to foster a robust partnership between academia and industry, provided a platform for insightful discussions and knowledge exchange. Phil Dufty and Nik Teagle, both seasoned professionals at Frameclad, shared valuable industry perspectives with the lecturing staff at Peterborough College.

One of the highlights of the meeting was the explicit support extended by Frameclad professionals towards IEG’s investment in the cutting-edge Howick machine. This strategic investment showcases IEG’s commitment to staying at the forefront of advancements in education and technology within the construction sector.

The Howick machine, known for its precision and efficiency in cold-formed steel framing, aligns with IEG’s mission to equip students with hands-on experience and skills that directly translate to the evolving needs of the industry.

Commenting on the collaboration, Gary McPartland, Assistant Principal at Inspire Education Group, expressed enthusiasm about the potential impact on students. “This collaboration with Frameclad reinforces our dedication to providing students with real-world insights and practical knowledge. The support for our investment in the Howick machine further solidifies our commitment to staying ahead in the field of construction education.”

The partnership between Inspire Education Group and Frameclad exemplifies the synergy between education and industry, setting the stage for future collaborations that will undoubtedly benefit students and contribute to the overall advancement of the construction sector.

As both entities continue to explore avenues for mutual growth and development, the meeting at Peterborough College stands as a testament to Inspire Education Group’s proactive approach to ensuring its students are well-prepared for the challenges and opportunities in the ever-evolving construction landscape.

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