What difference can volunteering in schools really make?
If you’re a volunteer, a teacher, a parent, a CSR manager in a company – or just someone who cares about this subject – please let us know your views. Contact us or tweet #TechFutureAmbassadors
Common digital skills language to boost employability of IT grads
The Tech Partnership is now seeking input and guidance from industry and academia on terminology used by universities and employers to recruit students into courses and jobs. Have your say now.
Leeds City Region #techgoals schools competition – only 3 days left to enter
School children in and around Leeds are invited to take part in a new app building competition as part of Leeds City Region LEP and Tech Partnership's #techgoals campaign. Deadline is this Friday, 30th June.
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