Category: Skills

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.

In January 2018, we interviewed CEO of WANdisco, David Richards on the Sheffield Digital Podcast. In that episode, he talked about his plans to change the way children are taught computer skills in schools. Six months later and the first course begins soon at Tapton School in Sheffield. A new way to teach computer science

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

Employers and the UTC – how to get involved with Creative & Digital Media

University Technical College Sheffield City Centre provides school students with specialist education in Creative & Digital Media, here's how employers can get involved.

UTC Sheffield City Centre was the first UTC to open in Yorkshire and Humber, in September 2013. All students complete a technical qualification in one of two industry specialisms, either Engineering & Advanced Manufacturing or Creative & Digital Media, in addition to GCSEs and A Levels. Our students develop good industry skills on highly effective

Employers and the UTC – how to get involved with Computing

University Technical College Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park provides school students with specialist education in Computing, here's how employers can get involved.

Sheffield’s second UTC opened at the Olympic Legacy Park in 2016 with a mandate to provide specialist education in Computing, Sports Science and Life Sciences alongside traditional GCSEs and A-Levels.  The flagship £10-million-pound building provides a unique experience for students to study adjacent to elite athletes and professional sports people. At the UTC itself, we