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UTC calls on businesses to boost students’ skills

Your help is needed to plug the region’s skills gap, by providing real-world insight and experience to talented young computing specialists.

The UTC Olympic Legacy Park needs Sheffield companies to support its Computing department in creating a skilled workforce for the future. You could run single or regular sessions at the college to share your knowledge, skills and passion, or you can have this talented bunch of Computing students working on your next product or solution.

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

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.