Computer Science Syllabus Scaled Up For State Schools

Posted on 24 September 2019

The David and Jane Richards Family Foundation (DJRFF) is scaling up its computer science syllabus for state schools. The registered charity has partnered with Astrea Academy Trust to introduce new courses at four secondary schools across South Yorkshire. It successfully piloted its syllabus last year with the aim of transforming the way computing is taught in classrooms. The syllabus concentrates on data science to give young people the ability to understand and solve real-world challenges.…

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Apprentice, Tyler Newall, joins the buzz at Hive IT

Posted on 14 May 2019

Hive IT, founded in 2014, is a Sheffield based digital agency with a wide range of clients, including Costa Coffee, The Department for Education, and the gov.uk Innovation Funding Service, as well as more local clients such as Sheffield High School, and Sheffield Flourish. Managing Director, Jonny Rippon, says: “When we first started the company we were heavily built around seniors and people we already knew within our network. We recognised we needed to bring…

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Conor Hudson Trailblazes the New Software Developer Level 4 Apprenticeship

Posted on 8 April 2019 in Post 18 Pathways, Post 16 Pathways

Nineteen-year-old Conor Hudson is a trainee Business Systems Analyst at Sheffield International Venues (SIV) and is currently studying for a Level 4 Software Developer Apprenticeship with The Sheffield College. It was a work experience at SIV whilst studying at the local University Technical College, UTC Sheffield City Centre, that helped Conor to secure his initial Apprenticeship at SIV. Conor had moved to the UTC in Year 10 because it was recommended by a teacher he…

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