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Responding to the pandemic through innovation and creativity

The tech sector was quick to respond to the impact of COVID-19. Here are just a few of the innovations born out of the pandemic in Sheffield City Region.

From developing wearable tech to help people stay socially distanced in the workplace, to moving an entire market online so that struggling traders can sell their produce again – the digital industries have shown exceptional levels of creativity and innovation in the face of COVID-19. In this post, we look at a range of the

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

Tech, Set, Go! project to attract a more diverse range of people into digital

This experimental programme aims to address local digital skills shortages by engaging a greater variety of people in training to help prepare them for roles in the tech sector.

Targeting under-represented groups The Tech, Set, Go! project is being funded through the government’s Digital Skills Innovation Fund. It will target several key under-represented groups: women who want to return to work after a period of absence, as well as women who are under-employed in low-skilled jobs or unemployed; people who are on the autistic

Episode 26: End-of-year highlights and hopes for 2019

Final episode of 2018 sees the team look back on a really positive year for the city's digital sector.

Download the mp3 file Subscribe in iTunes Subscribe to the RSS feed Episode 26 of the Sheffield Digital Podcast is here just in time for Christmas and what better way to sit back, relax and enjoy a nice break. This is something of a special episode as me, Mel and Chris share some of our