Learning and Development Specialist Group

The BCS Learning and Development Specialist Group is a volunteer member group of BCS The Chartered Institute for IT that brings together learning and education practitioners working in the fields of IT and Computing, whether they be in industry, compulsory education, further education or academia.

The group identifies a number of objectives, and takes as its constitution the BCS rules governing member groups.

The group is led by an elected committee of members who plan a wide range of events, that are open to BCS members and non-members alike. Most of the group’s events are free to attend, and many are hosted online and recorded for the benefit of those unable to attend in person.

The group regularly contributes articles to ITNOW, the magazine of BCS, and to online discussion forums such as the BCS L&D Specialist Group LinkedIn Forum.

Opportunities with BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT
BCS have recently been successful in becoming an assessment organisation for the new Trailblazer Apprenticeships in the IT sector. We are looking to engage with a number of subject matter experts / assessors across a number of disciplines in the IT industry.

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Latest articles

  • Girl On Skateboards With Jetpack
    James Davenport FBCS CITP explains the history, heritage and also the future of the world’s largest programming competition and how he helped to build a UK team.
  • Sunrise
    Paul D Jagger FBCS, Business Area Manager and Learning Consultant for IBM Learning Development (Europe), hails a new era of learner experience.
  • Students And Teacher
    As part of London Tech Week, BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, hosted the official kick start to the new Digital IT Apprenticeships on 22 June at the IET, Savoy Place.

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