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January – April 2020
Croydon schools digital careers roadshow
Croydon Council have completed a tech careers roadshow for secondary schools across the borough.
The roadshow raised awareness and aspirations in digital technology, demonstrating to young people how future jobs and careers are changing, the different tech and digital skills needed for these careers as well as where and how to access tech skills.
The roadshow brought assemblies and workshops to children aged 11 to 18 (year 7 to 13) and showcased careers in technology and digital fields.
Amazon Web Services, The Mayor of London’s Digital Talent Programme, Institution of Civil Engineering, The Institution of Engineering & Technology, Sopra Steria, Openreach, Mott MacDonald, Home Office Digital, TechGirls
25 November 2020, Virtual Event
Education Evolution Conference
We are working with Caterham School, LOTI and Ada National Digital College to bring the Education Evolution Conference to Croydon in 2020. Disruptive technologies and the digital world are changing the future of jobs and careers as we know them.
The conference will bring together education and industry leaders to look at how schools and colleges can prepare young people for the future of work. To register for the event click here
Digital careers and skills day
Following on from our Croydon schools digital roadshow, the digital careers and skills day will give our school children the chance to take part in a various digital and technology workshops.
We will demonstrate how future jobs and careers are changing in the new digital world, the tech and digital skills needed for these careers, as well as how to get the skills needed for this new career landscape.
Solve a social challenge to win a skills experience at Amazon HQ
In partnership with Amazon Web Services and Careers Colleges Trust, Croydon school children will have the opportunity to develop a solution to a social challenge using digital technology. Finalists will be invited to Amazon’s HQ to present their solutions to Amazon.
Keep an eye on this blog for details of the competition launch