Employers, your chance to transform the cyber security skills pipeline
Employers from right across the economy are collaborating to create an innovative proposal to improve the pipeline of students into cyber security careers. Discover how to get involved.
“If I’ve helped one student think differently about their future, that's fantastic”
Recent ITMB graduate Carrie-Anne Cremin fills us in on her experiences as a TechFuture Ambassador, and sums up her motivation to take part in the scheme.
“Always fresh, always challenging, always rewarding” – making a career in cyber security
Destined for Politics and International Relations, but a gap year experience at IBM put Conor on course for a completely different career: a future in cyber security.
Curriculum resources from industry
TechFuture Classroom supports Key Stages 3-5 students through an award-winning free-to-use learning hub. The hub offers a range of projects and activities designed by the tech industry. This includes resources for computer science GCSEs and A-levels students, and Countdown to Chaos, an interactive simulation of a cyber attack.
Also available are free learning resources for teachers to update their skills in delivering the new curriculum.
All TechFuture Classroom resources are available via the Tech Partnership's new Learning Platform, providing personal learning zones for teachers and students.
TechFuture Classroom resources:
The resources are created by leading tech-sector employers, focusing on real-life challenges and digital skills needs, as well as supporting computing and computer science qualifications including GCSEs and A-levels.Read more
It is critical for young people to enjoy the opportunities offered by the new computing curriculum – but for this to happen, teachers need to be confident and up-to-date in their own skills.Read more