"Now I’m innovating everyday" – life as a 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.
First digital degree apprentices graduate today
Eleven young Capgemini employees were today awarded with a BSc in Digital and Technology Solutions by Aston University - part of the first ever cohort of digital degree apprentices to graduate.
Leeds City Region school students hooked on tech challenges
Thousands of school students in Barnsley, Bradford, Harrogate, York and other Leeds City Region communities are taking to tech, thanks to #techgoals education programme.
CPD for Teachers
The Tech Partnership has created a series of free online resources designed to help teachers to deliver the new computing curriculum, and to gain more knowledge about cyber security. The resources are accessible from the Tech Partnership Learning Hub.
Computing Curriculum modules
There are currently three e-learning modules available - introducing Computational Thinking, Algorithms and Principles of Programming. By working through the modules, teachers can gain confidence in the important concepts that underpin the Programmes of Study in Computing, and get ideas on how to explain them to students.
The resources were developed with support from technology company ARM, and in collaboration with e-learning specialists SpongeUK. They are suitable for teachers of all Key Stages.
Cyber Security modules
The Cyber Aware Teacher course and accreditation for primary and secondary school teachers was created in partnership with NAACE. This opportunity for continuing professional development (CPD) allows teachers to gain more knowledge about cyber security and share it with their students.
Each e-learning module has a set of lesson plans to support teachers to deliver these topics in the classroom. By completing the modules, teachers will have learned about vital areas of cyber security including:
- Password security
- CIA (confidentiality, integrity and availability) of information
- How to prioritise and protect information assets
- How to deal with malware and other threats
- and more