How Cisco is working with the Tech Partnership to tackle the cyber skills shortage
With cyber crime on the rise, Cisco are supporting the Tech Partnership's cyber security learning resources. Find out what the programmes mean for Cisco's Head of Digitisation & Skills, Hema.
Teachers, tech literacy and tomorrow’s training
Tech Partnership CEO Karen Price explains the great momentum behind improving tech literacy in schools, and how arming teachers with the skills and confidence to teach computing is key.
Students at Casterton College save the nation’s power grid
Year 8 students at Casterton College have been fighting cyber baddies through the Tech Partnership’s Countdown to Chaos learning resource – and gaining an insight into cyber security careers as a result.
- 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
Members of network
Accenture, American Express, Apple, ARM, Atos, Bloomberg, British Airways, BT, Cabinet Office, Cap Gemini, CGI, Cisco, Cognizant, Computer Associates, CSC, Direct Line, Ford, Fujitsu, Ginger Nut Media, Google, GSK, HP, HSCIC, IBM, Intel, KPMG, Lloyds, Microsoft, Morgan Stanley, National Crime Agency, Nationwide, Network Rail, New Look, NIU Solutions, PWC, Samsung, SAS, Sky, TCS, Telefonica, Thales, UBS, United Utilities, VMWare, Vodafone, Wellcome Trust
Date of next meeting
Please contact Julie Feest to join this network.