Education and Tech sector – sounding the alarm on diminishing gender diversity
This year's GCSE and A-Level results provided some sobering data on the number of female students taking computing-related programmes. Tech Partnership's Director of Comms reflects on the figures and on the way forward.
Software graduate set to join fight against cyber crime
Ibrahim recently graduated from Oxford Brookes University with a First Class BSc in Software Development for Business (SDfB), a Tech Partnership-accredited degree. Armed with top-notch tech skills, he now hopes to join the fight against the growing cyber security threat.
"Now I’m innovating everyday" – digital degree apprentice
Graduating yesterday at Aston University, James Gee is one of the UK’s first apprentices to achieve the Digital & Technology Solutions BSc – a trailblazer degree apprenticeship developed by employers in the Tech Partnership network.
Bringing the tech sector to life for 14-19 year olds
TechFuture Careers is a tech careers website that helps young people make the transition from schools to college, university or employment.
Through a range of multimedia tools from quizzes to interactive flowcharts, students and careers starters aged 14 and above are learning about the limitless career opportunities in tech and discovering their potential as designers, developers and technical engineers, and more.
Through TechFuture you can:
- Engage young people with industry by showcasing employer brands whose operations are dependent on tech
- Give young people a flavour of what it is like to work in a tech role within your company
- Enable young people to see their potential and find the roles which suit their aspirations
TechFutureCareers also provides free IT Industry Career packs as additional resources to assist teachers in inspiring and encouraging students to look at careers in the IT industry. These real world examples bring tech to life for young people, helping to inform their choices for education and careers.