Raspberry Pi

Written by our Core Business Skills Learning & Development Specialist – Dharam Lohia.

Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi is a low cost, credit-card sized computer that plugs into a computer monitor or TV, and uses a standard keyboard and mouse. It is a capable little device that enables people of all ages to explore computing, and to learn how to program in languages like Scratch and Python. It’s capable of doing everything you’d expect a desktop computer to do, from browsing the internet and playing high-definition video, to making spreadsheets, word-processing, and playing games.Read more


Are people willing to put in the work?

Written by our Business Development Apprentice – Edward Payne.

The option of completing an Apprenticeship in a gap year is one that I believe should be brought to light and more emphasis placed upon. As you know (or may not), an Apprenticeship is designed to teach those that participate in employability skills, get ‘one foot’ onto the job ladder whilst also providing them with valuable experience and giving them the opportunity to ‘learn & earn’ at the same time. Due to the ever increasing competitiveness of the working world there is becoming more of a need than ever for students or young people to stand out to employers. Apprenticeships and University are most of the time viewed as an ‘either or’ option, and very rarely looked at in combination with each other. However, what this blog is going to focus on is the benefits of doing an Apprenticeship and then going off to University.

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What a load of BOLOTICS!

Written by our Product Developer Apprentice – Amy Howard

bolotics

As the general election is looming I sit and wonder ‘do I have a valid enough reason to vote for a specific party, do I know enough about parties manifestos and will my vote even make a difference’ . Recently Jason Halsey from Hunch creatives kindly invited some friends and I to take part in his YouTube series ‘Bolotics’ and this changed my views completely. Bolotics is a series targeted at both the old and young voters to aid not only their knowledge regarding politics but help them to come to terms with current affairs and make people want to make a change in society. The cast of 18-20 somethings converse about an array of topics that surround the general election.

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