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Here at BigAmbition we've created e-learning content for 14-19 learners, often with help from IT industry employers, that is mapped to a range of Key Stage 4 and 5 qualifications. These include two Multimedia projects for building a website with multimedia content, a set of 13 units that take students through the project lifecycle and how to manage a project, and a set of three units based on the John Lewis retail lifecycle.
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The latest Technology Insights research report from e-skills UK, launched today, reveals that IT employment through to 2020 is forecast to grow at almost twice the UK average.
A record 129,000 new recruits a year are needed to fill IT & Telecoms jobs in the UK, both brand new jobs and to replace those leaving the sector. The highest levels of employment growth are in high skill areas like software professionals, ICT managers, and IT strategy and planning professionals
To access the full report click here
Future Morph is the Science Council’s website designed to provide information for young people, their parents and teachers about career opportunities from studying science and maths. It is designed to show that studying science, technology, engineering or maths beyond the age of 16 isn’t just a one track road to a life in a lab – the skills and knowledge you gain are valuable in almost any career and will make you very employable.
For more information see www.futuremorph.org.
Apps for Good resources free for schools in 2013/14
Apps for Good is an acclaimed programme where young people learn to create mobile and Facebook apps. The courses equip students to research, design and make digital products and take them to market. Students work together in teams to determine the issues they want to work on and investigate how they could be solved using mobile and web apps, while learning about the full software development process. The courses are about more than just programming and are also designed to boost skills in public speaking, teamwork, project management, critical and analytical thinking, and problem-solving.
Apps for Good courses are available to schools at no cost in 2013/14 thanks to the generous support of our sponsors. Schools are provided with online resources, lesson plans and schemes of work, and can also tap into a network of more than 200 industry experts to provide advice and guidance throughout the year via Skype.
More than 5,000 students across the UK are studying Apps for Good courses this year. Applications for UK schools interested in delivering Apps for Good courses in 2013/14 are now open and close 30 May 2013. For more information, visit appsforgood.org