Latest skills publications

Robots are empowering special needs children and reducing the IT skills gap

Companion robot Matilda helps Australian teachers create engaging learning environments for special needs students while improving their cognitive skills La Trobe University in Australia has teamed up with a local school for students with intellectual disabilities to trial a robot classroom companion. So far Matilda (who thankfully looks nothing like its chainsaw-wielding Robot Wars namesake)… Read More

Building a tech industry where everyone is welcome

Emily Hall-Strutt, Head of Engagement, Digital & Technology, speaks to The Stack on her work at the Ministry of Justice to promote inclusion All organisations should be striving to have talent in their teams that’s at least as diverse as their customer base or service users. In our case, as part of the Ministry of… Read More

Keeping top tech talent through immigration compliance

Naomi Hanrahan-Soar, Senior Associate at Lewis Silkin and Vice Chair Skills, Talent & Migration Group at techUK, speaks on the importance of foreign talent to bridge the tech skills gaps, power innovation, and drive our digital economy  Like all parts of the tech sector, cloud and Big Data technologies have an ongoing shortage of skilled workers available to fill… Read More

Why the data centre talent shortage could be doomed

With just under six weeks to the tenth edition of Data Centre World, Dr Terri Simpkin, Higher and Further Education Principal at CNet Training, speaks to The Stack about why she will be speaking on the current lack of diversity in the data centre sector The business case for diversity has been made quite clear… Read More

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