Child-finding radar scoops top prize in creative tech competition
A radar to help teachers find lost children and a virtual reality music app were each crowned winning ideas in the Tech Partnership’s UK-wide My Tech Future creative tech competition.
Duke of York's iDEA helps young people shine in the digital world
Through the Duke of York’s iDEA (Inspiring Digital Enterprise Award) initiative, learners take part in a series of challenges in order to win awards - covering topics such online safety, web design, cyber security, cloud computing and animation.
Leeds City Region teachers CPD - last chance to book
"It looks amazing and just the type of thing to inspire kids and complement KS3." Free CPD sessions under way in Leeds City Region. Book now to secure places on remaining March sessions.
- To ensure the UK's digital economy has the skills for growth
The Tech Partnership will:
- Inspire young people, particularly females, to pursue technology-related education and careers
- Create courses and qualifications which are valued by both IT employers and academics
- Support educators with industry-designed teaching resources and professional development
- Sector-led teaching resources and curriculum are widely used and transforming uptake
- Career options are well understood, with the Partnership’s widely recognised as the sector’s careers portal across the UK
- The Partnership is prominently leading employer action on gender, and the balance in entry level job roles is improving
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