Sheffield College students win 45-day placement with software company WANdisco

Students from the Sheffield College were thrilled to be offered a 45-day placement with distributed computing software company WANdisco. Eighteen-year-old Will Thornhill and 16-year-old George Allsop-Hayes are set to spend one week in industry at the new UK head office, collaborating with engineers, testers, customer success and IT infrastructure teams. Based in Silicon Valley, WANdisco has […]

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Smarter edtech starts with strategy

Budget will always be a sticking point for schools wishing to realise ambitious edtech plans. This year, BESA (British Educational Suppliers Association) reported that the biggest challenge for secondary schools when it comes to ICT is securing funds. I’m not surprised. School leaders are under increasing pressure to do more while spending less. While well-managed deployments of technology can […]

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Grand Valley State students deliver software solutions to real clients

On December 11, Grand Valley State University students showcased collaborative projects as part of the Fall 2019 Computer Science Senior Project Reception. Held at the university’s Kirkhof Center, the projects were sponsored by companies such as Whirlpool, Procter & Gamble, Mercy Health, the City of Grand Rapids, and more. Jonathan Engelsma, director of Grand Valley’s Applied […]

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