Bring IT On initiative urges future generations to pursue tech careers

Seeking to address the growing skills gap in STEM-based school subjects, Northern Ireland’s Department for the Economy has funded the Bring It On IT Ambassadors initiative to inspire closer collaboration between schools and tech companies. Run by Belfast Met, the programme brings colleges and universities across Northern Ireland together with local tech companies to train future […]

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STEM-inspiring robot set for mass production

It was announced today that a robot designed to inspire school children to pursue STEM careers is set to go into full production, thanks to the successful completion of a Kickstarter campaign. Robotical, the edtech start-up behind Marty the robot, saw their £30,000 target bettered by almost 50%, with funds from almost 200 backers adding […]

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