Tag Archives: Digital skills

Skills Accelerator – consultation submitted & draft roadmap released

A couple of weeks ago we submitted our Summary Report to the South Yorkshire Skills Accelerator, compiled from your feedback as digital tech and media employers and partners. Our collective findings will inform the Local Skills Improvement Plan (LSIP) and provide a framework for developing the provision of digital skills and training for the future.

Our recommendations, along with those from other sector bodies and skills providers from across the South Yorkshire economy, have now been reviewed and the SYSA has published the draft LSIP, including a “Roadmap for Delivering Change”, which summarises what the SYSA intends to do in order to address the challenges it has uncovered. The background

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Support the next generation of coders, engineers and digital creatives

The Maker-in-Residence scheme Since starting five years ago, Brightbox have been on a mission to raise awareness of the range of digital, engineering and creative careers available to people from communities underrepresented in these industries, and get them involved in making and creating. This year they launch their first Maker-in-Residence scheme, pairing a group of

Sheffield Digital Tech and Media employers, we need your help!

We’re calling on you to help us contribute to the Local Skills Improvement Plan and reshape South Yorkshire’s technical skills system - there are four things you should do…

In South Yorkshire, the LSIP is being led by Doncaster Chambers, in partnership with the Chambers of Barnsley, Rotherham and Sheffield. Evidence provided by employers about their skills needs, as well as engagement with skills providers, will enable the skills system to be more responsive to local challenges and opportunities, and better equip learners to

Institute of Technology bid asks: What are your skills gaps?

Share your views about how new education provision in the region could support your business’s future growth.

What is an Institute of Technology (IoT)? The Department of Education, IoT Wave 2 prospectus gives the following description: “IoTs are a new type of institution, with a prestigious and distinct identity delivering higher level technical education with a clear route to high skilled employment. IoTs will strengthen and grow provision to help bridge a