Apprentices again

I applaud the government's position on apprentices.   This is not a political statement.  I'm not permitted to make them in my current role.  Anything that gets more young people into employment is fine by me. Even better if they are in a technical arena. The government stance is in providing skilled people for real jobs … Continue reading Apprentices again

Disrupting women into tech

Bringing young women into the tech industry has been one of the things I have been involved in for the last few years and so it was on the back of this that I found myself at Campus North again for the second time in a week.  A different day, a different subject. I was … Continue reading Disrupting women into tech

Apprentice Levy

There is still a lot of confusion over the government’s plans to introduce an apprenticeships levy.  At least in my mind there is and it would seem that I am not alone.  When I raised it with my colleagues on the NECIT group none of them had heard about it yet it is going to … Continue reading Apprentice Levy

A year of work in progress – day 58

Day 58 – 28 March 2014 I seem to be starting a lot of these blogs off with it’s not every day that. Perhaps that’s because each day is different and there are lots of new things to get involved in. Anyway, it’s not every day that you get to meet a childhood hero. Today … Continue reading A year of work in progress – day 58