Category: Skills

New partnership inspires children with power of computing

The David and Jane Richards Family Foundation has teamed up with Pimoroni to help Sheffield school students get creative with data.

Sheffield electronics manufacturer Pimoroni has built 275 customised microcomputers for the David and Jane Richards Family Foundation (DJRFF), to help young people learn about computer science and data in a creative way. This is a great collaboration which is giving students the opportunity to experiment and build with really cool technology, made right here in

Guest blog: Getting the right people in the right roles

Benchmark Recruit tells us about a recent collaboration with the Developer Academy.

At Benchmark we are proud to champion individual and business needs by getting the right people in the right place for the long-term. We are committed to developing skills and giving people the opportunity to do this in a nurturing environment. With the rise of people signing up for coding camps – with successful results

Barnsley College becomes Regional Partner of Sheffield Digital

One of the UK’s leading colleges has joined the Sheffield Digital family.

Last year Barnsley College launched an ambitious three-tiered digital transformation strategy designed to improve the digital skills of local communities, transform the college’s infrastructure and facilities, and close the region’s digital skills gap. As part of the strategy, Barnsley College has introduced a new Digital Industries Department offering employer-led courses, and a bespoke specialist Digital

SHU helps to train future tech team leaders

A new Masters Apprenticeship is preparing tech employees for team leadership roles.

Matt Durrant is an NHS Data Services Manager, based at Don Valley House in Sheffield. He enrolled on the new MSc Digital and Technology Solutions Specialist Masters Degree Apprenticeship at Sheffield Hallam University in September 2019. Having graduated just over eight years ago, Matt enjoyed having some time away from work to concentrate on studying