Tag Archives: skills

SHU launches short placement scheme to strengthen talent pipeline

Sheffield Hallam University is inviting employers to take first year computing students on a one week placement to give them early exposure to the world of work.

As part of Sheffield Hallam University’s (SHU) new Highly Skilled Employability offer, it is inviting businesses to take computing students on a short placement half way through their first year. This shows a real commitment from the university to get students well versed in how tech businesses work and we’re delighted to see SHU responding

A great time to be in tech

David Richards on the new WANdisco Academy at Sheffield College and rolling out his foundation's data science syllabus.

It is a great time to be in tech. Demand for data scientists and data engineers has more than tripled over the last five years according to the Royal Society. This is creating thousands of new jobs that a decade ago simply would not have existed. Some incredible career opportunities await those with the right

Fund your most talented innovators

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has announced a new round of Future Leaders Fellowships, an opportunity to develop your researchers and innovators.

Future Leaders Fellowships are designed to help the next generation of tech entrepreneurs, business leaders, innovators and researchers get the support they need to develop their careers. A Fellowship could help your business to: attract or retain an individual with outstanding leadership potential to lead a challenging innovation or research project access funding to cover

Everything you wanted to know about Computing in Schools but were afraid to ask…

Chris reports from the Computing in Schools Delivery Group’s “One Year On” event at the Royal Society.

This is a summary of all the information he gathered there – it’s perhaps not for the general interest, but if you’re an individual or firm interested in getting involved in computing education, it could be invaluable. –– Chris It was a great opportunity to meet people who are working to improve the teaching of