Computer skills – quoted by many as some of the most essential skills to land jobs, they have recently been included in the National Curriculum. Everyone agrees how important it is in today’s digital world to learn about all the different aspects of computers; from writing code and building software to using administrative programmes such as Microsoft Office. We know it can be really challenging for you as hard-working teachers, to stay informed of trends in this field and offer your students the best possibility of acquiring great computer skills.
This is something we can help you with through our growing list of industry experts who we can connect you to through our platform – that way, your students hear about which computing trends to follow, discover a new passion and add another interest and passion that they can build upon as they grow older.
Coming up role model events at schools
Shauneen Snow, business studies teacher at Parkside Community College has invited 3 business leaders whose businesses have a combined turnover over £56 million and who employ over 470 people to come to the school at the end of September. Inspiring their Year 10 students will be:
Steve Hirsty, CTO at Icarehealth, providing technology to support health care, Malcolm Coury, Managing Director at Moneywise Independent Financial Advisers and Mark Gerhard, CEO & CTO at Jagex, UK’s largest individual game developer.
Dawn Woodcock, Director of Learning & English Communication at Tottenham UTC, has used our free service and invited the following 3 business leaders to inspire 50 of their Year 10 to 13 students to become the future entrepreneurs!
Speaking to the students will:
Denise Hicks, Founder & Director of Loco, London Comedy Film Festival, Danny Richman, Founder of Richman SEO consulting for digital businesses and Mayel de Borniol, Cofounder of Babelverse, which developed a digital translation software.
13th October is Ada Lovelace Day!