Category: Skills news

New fast track developer training to fill region’s skills gap

Junior developers can now fast track their progression to mid-level in one year with The Developer Academy.

The Developer Academy has designed a new 12 month training course to fast track junior developers to becoming confident mid-level developers. The new course has been created in response to the need for mid and senior level tech skills in Sheffield City Region, identified at a roundtable event co-hosted by Sheffield Digital and The Developer

Kids encouraged to design smart products during lockdown

DRJFF has launched free data science homeschooling packs to keep kids inspired and excited about technology.

The education charity has adapted its computer science curriculum for Key Stage 3 pupils to help them to carry on learning at home while households are in lockdown during the coronavirus outbreak. The material is aimed at 11-14 year-olds and is designed to be suitable as a self-guided activity for learners to enjoy individually at

Sheffield school becomes national robotics hub

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

The recognition comes after the school secured £5000 worth of funding to purchase 19 educational robotics kits, following a bid to the Girls Day School Trust (GDST) and HSBC Partnership Funding. As well as designing and implementing a WER Robotics curriculum for its Year 5 students, teachers at the school have also designed lessons and

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