March Into Tech - The Battle For Equality Will Be Fought In Code

Lucy Ward | Posted 09.02.2017 | UK Tech
Lucy Ward

The last couple of weeks in global politics proves that the average woman still has to fight for her right to be heard. Hundreds and thousands of wome...

Why Collaboration Is Key To Help The Next Generation Close The IT Skills Gap

Chris Meah | Posted 04.11.2016 | UK Tech
Chris Meah

Helping children collaborate on their learning will take the pressure off teachers and hopefully encourage more to take up the curriculum. With children learning together, the teacher is free to take on a supervisory, supporting and troubleshooting role.

From Student to Entrepreneur: How to Build an Internet of Things Business

Peter Spence | Posted 09.12.2016 | UK Tech
Peter Spence

Initially I worked on my idea while at University. I created a prototype which wasn't perfect and wouldn't work 100% of the time. What I knew is that everyone who saw and played with it thought it was cool, different and exciting.

New Creatives

Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino | Posted 21.11.2016 | UK Tech
Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino

Not unlike a unicorn, these New Creatives are a great way to see the future marriage of technology and creative industries. Too often funded differently, with separate conferences and separate trade-shows, New Creatives point to a more integrated education, workplace and future ideas. Catch em while you can!

New Programming GCSE To Be Introduced So Students Can Learn How To Create The Next Facebook

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Students are to be taught how to create the next Facebook after a new programming GCSE was announced which will teach teens about online viruses, hack...

Programming for Life

Anne Marie Neatham | Posted 13.10.2014 | UK Tech
Anne Marie Neatham

Coding is about so much more than helping children understand the technology they are using - it is about giving them skills for life. Coding improves problem solving and thinking skills, and will play a hugely important role in improving children's future employment prospects.

Parking Downhill: The Three-Minute Technique to Help Jump Start Your Work Day

Farez Rahman | Posted 10.06.2014 | UK Tech
Farez Rahman

Before finishing for the day, or when you know there'll be a significant pause on the work before you continue with it, identify the next set of simple tasks that you need to do. These will form your "pickup tasks" for the next day.

The Cutest Mac Ever?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.08.2013 | UK Tech

The original Apple Macintosh computer is a cult classic so what better way to utilise the latest innovation in programming than by recreating it. T...

'Learn To Code' Video With Zuckerberg And Gates Hits 12M Views

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 13.05.2013 | UK Tech

A video aimed an encouraging young people to learn to code has proved to be a legitimate viral hit.'s five and nine minute films have toge...

Getting My Raspberry Pi

Sam Sheppard | Posted 05.08.2012 | UK Tech
Sam Sheppard

On the 1 March 2012 I placed an order with Premier Farnell for a Raspberry Pi model B computer. Now, I can hold it in my hand, as I am one of the first 10,000 proud owners of the most widely publicised and potentially significant pieces of technology to be produced for years

Tech or Tech-no? Why IT Education Reforms Are Better Late Than Never

Jade Lane | Posted 19.03.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Jade Lane

Michael Gove, UK education secretary, has finally done the right thing, and realised that IT education in England is ''demotivating and dull". Even better, he's gone one step further and announced an overhaul of the IT National Curriculum, which will focus on web design, computer programming and computer science to reflect todays technological needs.

The Tech Revolution Is Here -- The Pioneering New Company Changing How We Teach Children (and Adults) About Technology

Matthew Hussey | Posted 17.01.2012 | UK Tech
Matthew Hussey

The next generation of app developers are still being taught a national curriculum from the '90s -- prioritising how to use software as opposed to teaching them to make their own.