Training and Education Article Archive

  • Whatever your views about the UK’s readiness to take advantage of its new position outside the EU, there are many aspects of our economy where UK PLC is already a leading global brand: language, literature, music, television and the arts are among them but what about our role in education?
  • Paul D Jagger FBCS, Business Area Manager and Learning Consultant for IBM Learning Development (Europe), hails a new era of learner experience.
  • 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.
  • Cybersecurity will become an integral part of computing science education in the UK thanks to a coordinated approach from the BCS, the Council for Professors and Heads of Computing, (ISC)2 and the Office of Cyber Security and Information Assurance in the Cabinet Office.
  • Carron Shankland MBCS looks at tackling gender inequality in higher education through Athena SWAN - how it works and how you can get involved.
  • BCS Multimedia Editor, Justin Richards, reports on the highlights from this year’s UK e-Health week, specifically from his time spent at the partly BCS-sponsored HC2016.
  • Kate Russell, journalist, reporter, author and guest editor of this month's ITNOW magazine looks at IT gender roles, issues caused by stereotyping and the work that can be done at school age to encourage young women into an IT career.
  • A recent BCS workshop saw a group of experts and thinkers meeting under Chatham House rules, chaired by David Evans, BCS Director of Policy and Community, to take a first run at one of the Institute’s four challenges: personal data. Brian Runciman MBCS reports.
  • Hannah Dee, BCSWomen committee member and senior lecturer at Aberystwyth University, writes about the BCSWomen Lovelace Colloquium.
  • Dr Barry G Blundell FBCS, Academic Lead Computing and IT at the University of Derby Online Learning, looks at the fears and realities of computer-enabled learning.