Category: Skills

Everything you wanted to know about Computing in Schools but were afraid to ask…

Chris reports from the Computing in Schools Delivery Group’s “One Year On” event at the Royal Society.

This is a summary of all the information he gathered there – it’s perhaps not for the general interest, but if you’re an individual or firm interested in getting involved in computing education, it could be invaluable. –– Chris On Tuesday 20th November I attended an event organised jointly by the Royal Society and the

A new way to teach computer science

First course developed with support from the David and Jane Richards Family Foundation is set to start at Tapton School.

A new way to teach computer science The David and Jane Richards Family Foundation is a registered UK charity that aims to inspire young people to fulfil their potential through hands-on programmes and targeted assistance. Mr and Mrs Richards believe the current emphasis on coding in the classroom is misguided, as programming is at risk

Recruitment begins for Sheffield College software developer apprenticeship

Call for employers to provide examples of opportunities to help with marketing to potential candidates.

Recruitment has already begun and employers should get in touch with the College if they are interested in recruiting or in helping to showcase the range of opportunities that are available with local businesses. Pre-course bootcamp The apprenticeship will be marketed to the following three groups. Students finishing computer science A levels and BTECs who

How to employ highly skilled migrants to fill skills gaps

Fragomen’s Kathleen O’Donnell explains the process of employing highly skilled migrants to fill skills gaps.

We all know that it can be difficult to find the right employees in the tech and digital sector. It’s a problem in many places, including Sheffield. This guest post by Kathleen O’Donnell from Fragomen looks at how companies can recruit highly-skilled migrants to help fill those gaps. You can also hear Kathleen and her