October 9, 2019  5:58 PM

The Samsung Digital Discovery Centre has been relaunched at the British Museum

Clare McDonald Profile: Clare McDonald
digital, Education, history, museum, samsung, Skills, smartphone, Smartwatch

Ten years after it was first introduced, the Samsung Digital Discovery Centre has been relaunched at the British Museum after an update to install new technology and create new digital experiences for visitors. Alongside the updated room, the British Museum and Samsung have launched a new...

July 19, 2019  7:01 PM

Code Club: four perspectives on Code Club and the tech pipeline

Clare McDonald Profile: Clare McDonald
"computing curriculum", Coding, Curriculum, Education, schools, Stem

I went to a Code Club and polled the children in attendance to find out their opinions on technology careers, and I was surprised by their answers. There is a debate among those in the technology industry about

June 7, 2016  4:19 PM

A firm foundation for learning

Clare McDonald Profile: Clare McDonald
Education, schools, students

In this contributed blog post, Scott Langshaw, IT manager at the East Manchester Academy explains the importance of enabling students through the use of technology.  The use of tablets in schools has soared in recent years and the explosion in educational apps shows no sign of...

February 26, 2015  4:35 PM

How Maker Faires are boosting STEM skills

kbateman Profile: kbateman
Anxiety, Australia, Education, Mathematics, Renaissance

This is a guest blog by Phil Dunmore, ‎head of consulting UK at Cognizant.

Over the last few years there has been a lot of interest in Maker Faires in the US and the Maker Movement. Many have...

September 26, 2014  2:04 PM

Solving the graduate STEM skill shortage: What can we learn from the financial sector?

kbateman Profile: kbateman
CBI, Education, england, European Commission

This is a guest blog by Tony Virdi, head of UK banking and financial services at Cognizant.

A subject of...

June 1, 2014  1:27 AM

Apps For Good Awards finalists announced

kbateman Profile: kbateman
Baseball, Business, Education, June

I'm always so impressed by the Apps For Good Awards entries, so I was pleased to see that the 18 finalist teams have been announced by the judges.

All of the...

May 28, 2014  7:50 PM

A coding conundrum – how will we bridge the skills gap?

kbateman Profile: kbateman
Computer science, Education, Teacher

This is a guest blog by Peter Robbins, managing director at Mercato Solutions

April 4, 2014  9:59 PM

Why I changed career direction and retrained as a computing teacher

kbateman Profile: kbateman
BCS, Computing, Education, HTML, Scholarship, Teacher

This is a guest blog by BCS teacher training scholar Martin Smith who explains why he decided to change direction and retrain as a computing teacher following a successful 10 year career as a...

March 18, 2014  11:54 AM

Going against the crowd

kbateman Profile: kbateman
Apprenticeship, Business, career, Education, Employment, Fujitsu, UCAS

This is a guest blog by Joe Chadwick, 20 - Advanced Apprentice at Fujitsu UK & Ireland -  Business Administration

I finished A-levels a year and a half ago and started a business operations apprenticeship with Fujitsu last July. I...

March 10, 2014  1:44 PM

Oracle’s academy helping teachers overcome programming fears

kbateman Profile: kbateman
Computer science, Education, Java, Oracle, Teacher

I met with Jane Richardson, director of Oracle Academy EMEA, last week who run me through how the academy works and the recent increase in demand from computer science teachers.

Jane said for many teachers...

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