Category: Skills

Sheffield school becomes national robotics hub

Sheffield Girls’ Junior School has been selected as the first national robotics hub for primary school children.

We are excited to share that Sheffield Girls’ Junior School has been named as the first UK WER (World Educational Robotics) Primary Hub. The school has led the way in incorporating robotics and robotic programming into the primary curriculum and is also focussed on engaging and motivating pupils from other schools across the city. They

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.

The new kits use Raspberry Pi Zero WH and are fitted with user-friendly sensor boards designed by DJRFF in collaboration with Pimoroni, and manufactured in Sheffield. The microcomputers will be used by students on DJRFF’s Get Creative with Data course which has been rolled out at a number of schools and colleges across South Yorkshire.

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