Tag or Interest: skills

  1. 19/10/2018 - 14:00 Type of content: News
    The task of attracting young people into the UK’s booming digital economy is being hit by a triple whammy of regional divides in the education system, a lack of awareness of the opportunities available and a misaligned curriculum which is leaving students unprepared to...
  2. 11/10/2018 - 15:15 Type of content: News
    Wales is aiming to rival London and Scotland as a major hub for data professionals with the launch of the Welsh Data Science Graduate Programme, designed to give the country’s top talent added incentive to build their careers in the Welsh data sector. Launched by the...
  3. 15/10/2018 - 09:00 Type of content: Article
    Recent graduates wanting to enter the data industry face the barrier of having to apply for entry-level positions for which they are underqualified. Often, the jobs require one to two years of experience in SQL and Python, the first of which is not commonly used in...
  4. 27/09/2018 - 17:15 Type of content: News
    Tableau Software is aiming to do its bit to address the UK’s data literacy skills gap by partnering with training specialist Avado to introduce a suite of programmes designed to prepare workers for the demands of the data-led economy. The partnership will see the...
  5. 25/09/2018 - 15:00 Type of content: News
    Students studying science, technology, maths and engineering are being urged to add the arts into the equation on the back of a new report which shows that those who opt for "STE(A)M" subjects at college or university can expect impressive returns on the time and money...
  6. 24/09/2018 - 10:30 Type of content: Article
    Ada, the National College for Digital Skills, in Tottenham, North London is an innovative, new educational institution focused on preparing students for careers within the tech and digital sectors. It has two missions. The first is to be a centre of excellence for...
  7. 01/10/2018 - 09:00 Type of content: Article
    The maths teachers at Ada, the National College for Digital Skills, seem to be on a mission to impart knowledge as much as to encourage new ways of thinking. This was the impression I got from speaking to Ian Dickerson, the head of mathematics at the college, and Dr...
  8. 17/09/2018 - 14:00 Type of content: News
    Up to 75 million current job roles may be displaced by machines by 2022 but for those working in data and marketing, the only way is up according to a new report which shows these professions will be among the main winners of an expected 133 million new jobs to emerge...
  9. 11/09/2018 - 12:00 Type of content: Article
    CompTIA IT Fundamentals+, an education programme that gives an introduction to basic technology knowledge focusing on four pillars of technology - data, security, software development and infrastructure, was launched this month. Graham Hunter, vice president for...
  10. 05/09/2018 - 15:00 Type of content: Blog
    I bumped into an acquaintance at a data event last month. I remembered that they had been job hunting and so asked how the search was going. They happily told me that they had been hired and were really enjoying their new job as a data analyst. Knowing that it is a...

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