Tag Archives: skills

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 On Tuesday 20th November I attended an event organised jointly by the Royal Society and the

Code Make Win 2018 award winners

Young tech talent in Sheffield recognised for game development skills.

Two young coders from Sheffield have been recognised for their game development skills in the city’s CODE>MAKE>WIN 2018 competition. Jack Underwood and Edward Waller fought off tough competition to be awarded first prize in games design for the age 14–16 and 10–13 categories respectively. Jack Underwood, aged 15, who is a student at UTC Sheffield

Episode 19: Helen Milner on the Good Things story and being one of Sheffield’s best kept tech secrets

Helen Milner talks about the charity's origins, its expansion to Australia and Kenya, recruiting in Sheffield, and the challenges of digital inclusion.

Download the mp3 file Subscribe in iTunes Subscribe to the RSS feed Episode 19 of the Sheffield Digital Podcast is ready for you and features an interview with Helen Milner, chief executive of Good Things Foundation. We start be asking Helen to share a potted history of the organisation, including its recent expansion into Australia

Episode 15: Louisa Harrison-Walker and Chris Hill on skills and recruitment in the digital sector

CEO of Benchmark and founder of Northcoders discuss the state of skills and employment in Sheffield's digital sector.

Download the mp3 file Subscribe in iTunes Subscribe to the RSS feed This is a substantial and wide-ranging conversation that covers a lot of ground. Louisa shares some of Benchmark’s findings from their ‘hard-to-fill vacancies’ survey, which makes for fascinating listening. And Chris talks about the type of people who develop digital skills through Northcoders.