Tag Archives: Education

How businesses can hone STEM skills outside of academia

Kristen Foster-Marks, Senior Software Engineer at Pluralsight Flow looks at how businesses can encourage the honing of STEM skills outside of academia. STEM efforts are too often associated with traditional education, such as school, college and university education, rather than with the myriad alternative learning approaches that better meet the …

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Advancing education with collaborative learning

BenQ’s InstaShow WDC30 for higher education offers a secure Wireless Presentation System (WPS) that advances collaborative learning One of the benchmarks for successful higher education is its ability to successfully prepare students for the real world. Understanding this, many institutions actively integrate collaborative work into their curriculum to enable students …

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Under Threat: Why Higher Education needs to lock down its data

Tim Wallen, Regional Director, UK&I , LogPoint explores why higher education colleges and universities are now under pressure to protect their data. Higher education institutions are under increasing pressure to protect their data. The open nature of campus networks and IT systems alongside the valuable intellectual property and sensitive information …

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World Youth Skills Day: Tech experts share their advice for boosting youth skills in the industry

This World Youth Skills Day, technology experts discuss how the industry is working to boost youth skills, and the importance of upskilling young people to help close UK’s widening tech skills gap. From improving the diversity of the tech industry through making STEM subjects more accessible to all, to education …

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Generation UK partners with Ancoris, to deliver a new Google Cloud Engineer bootcamp

Employment non-profit organisation, Generation UK is embarking on new partnership with Ancoris in conjunction with Google Cloud’s new  Katalyst programme. The Google Cloud Engineer programme focuses on supporting individuals across London to overcome significant barriers to employment and launch life changing careers as Cloud Digital Leaders and Google-Certified Associate Cloud …

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PCR’s August Life in the Channel with FutureLearn’s Andy Hancock

Andy Hancock the new CEO of online learning platform, FutureLearn offers his insight on tech innovation in the education sector – using data, AI and automated models and how education has turned into a marketplace. This is what Andy Hancock had to say. So Andy tell us about FutureLearn? FutureLearn’s …

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Investing in the workforce of tomorrow

Glide, an expert in in utilities, broadband and connectivity is working in partnership with the Unite Foundation, a charity that delivers a specialised accommodation scholarship scheme for care leavers and estranged young people at university. We spoke with Rhys Thomas, Customer Experience Director, Glide to find out more. Please can …

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What is Google Cloud’s Project Katalyst Programme?

Earlier this year Google Cloud announced the initial UK pilot of its new Cloud Training Programme, which has been designed to help increase the pool of available skilled talent in the market and prepare participants for their first role working with Google Cloud Partners. We caught up with Richard Regan, …

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PCR Awards call for entries for New Community Focus Award

PCR Awards is calling for entries for its new Community Focus Award. This Awards category seeks to commend the most outstanding tech community project, which may include Education & Training, Charity Project, or Supporting Young People for example. We have been receiving some fantastic news of the latest work the …

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Konica Minolta Joins enFrame ICT Framework Serving Education sector

Konica Minolta Business Solutions (UK) Ltd has been awarded a place on the enFrame ICT Framework as one of only five suppliers on Lot:9 Printing, which includes Printing Devices, Peripherals and Consumables, Print Release Software, and Printing Services. The enFrame ICT Framework provides the Education sector with an assured route to …

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