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Cloud communication in education ‘driving the new way of learning’

The world of education is changing rapidly and this industry as a whole is experiencing a revolution in terms of technology. Every classroom from K-12 through the university level is seeing the impact of technology. This is both to create more immersive learning environments and to provide teachers with tools beyond their physical classroom. You […]

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VIP judges announced for Big Bang competition 2020

The Big Bang competition 2020 has announced its VIP judges. Taking place at the NEC, Birmingham from 11–14 March 2020, the competition is part of the Big Bang Fair, and will decide the GSK UK Young Scientist and Young Engineer of the Year for 2020. You might also like: Scouts encourages young people to make […]

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Edtech enterprises compete in battle of ideas

A prize bundle worth more than half a million pounds will be on offer when some of the country’s most promising edtech enterprises compete head-to-head later this month. The annual UCL EDUCATE Demo Day will see eight entrepreneurs given five minutes to pitch their high tech plans in front of investors, educators, policy makers and […]

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Government incentives ‘don’t go far enough’ in addressing the STEM skills gap

There is a quantifiable skills crisis in science, technology engineering and mathematics (STEM) industries. As society’s hunger for digitisation grows, the number of people taking up STEM subjects and careers has steadily declined. This means that in the UK there are now more job vacancies in STEM industries than people willing to fill them. In fact, the […]

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Profile: CompTIA

Info Name: Graham Hunter Job title: VP, EMEA Twitter: @CompTIA Name: Todd Thibodeaux Job title: CEO Twitter: @CompTIACEO Q. For a bit of background, what are the audiences you mostly engage with at CompTIA, and what are some of the biggest challenges you face? Todd Thibodeaux: We interface with four primary audiences. Governments, academic, commercial, and […]

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How VLE technology can help realise the full potential of degree apprenticeships

First introduced in 2015, degree apprenticeships were hailed as a panacea for social mobility. A way of opening higher education up to students who were disengaged from the traditional academic system, their goal was to increase diversity among young people choosing to continue with their studies. As degree apprentices do not pay tuition fees and […]

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