Ideas for Schools – National Coding Week 2021

It’s been a funny old year so far! So we hope you are well and ready for National Coding Week 2021. We won’t be holding specific events but you can take part in any way that’s fun, safe and easy to do. Ideas for Schools Hold a training event for your teachers, non-teaching staff, governors […]

It’s been a funny old year so far! So we hope you are well and ready for National Coding Week 2021. We won’t be holding specific events but you can take part in any way that’s fun, safe and easy to do. Ideas for Schools Hold a training event for your teachers, non-teaching staff, governors […]

The Challenges Facing an Old Programmer Learning a New Language

Going back to BASIC ! In my youth I wrote BASIC language but I really only dabbled by copying out of a book to create programmes like naughts and crosses (called Tick, Tack Toe in US books). Much later I became a competent programmer using dBASE III and Clipper, and with a Senior Partner at […]

Going back to BASIC ! In my youth I wrote BASIC language but I really only dabbled by copying out of a book to create programmes like naughts and crosses (called Tick, Tack Toe in US books). Much later I became a competent programmer using dBASE III and Clipper, and with a Senior Partner at […]

Reflections on A Career in Project Management

One of the top ten jobs in tech this year is Project Management. In this article my aim is to share some experience, notably connecting the theory with the reality of Project Management. WHAT IS A PROJECT MANAGER ? Project managers play the lead role in planning, executing, monitoring, controlling and closing projects. They are accountable […]

One of the top ten jobs in tech this year is Project Management. In this article my aim is to share some experience, notably connecting the theory with the reality of Project Management. WHAT IS A PROJECT MANAGER ? Project managers play the lead role in planning, executing, monitoring, controlling and closing projects. They are accountable […]

Coding – where do I start?

Learning to Code Children learn the principles of coding in school and many schools offer terrific opportunities and experiences, but sometimes, it’s later in life that people want to acquire these skills. So where do you start?  Many people new to the world of coding enjoy face-to-face training so in the past we have recommended […]

Learning to Code Children learn the principles of coding in school and many schools offer terrific opportunities and experiences, but sometimes, it’s later in life that people want to acquire these skills. So where do you start?  Many people new to the world of coding enjoy face-to-face training so in the past we have recommended […]

5 Top Tips in Learning to Code

OK, bring it on. Where do I begin? So, you wanna code? There’s a tonne of ways to get into coding, but if you’re anything like me you’re probably looking for the fastest route to being an absolute coding wizard. I’m right? Good. Let’s get into what you need to nail the skills to get […]

OK, bring it on. Where do I begin? So, you wanna code? There’s a tonne of ways to get into coding, but if you’re anything like me you’re probably looking for the fastest route to being an absolute coding wizard. I’m right? Good. Let’s get into what you need to nail the skills to get […]

How I became a Coder…

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So you’ve read my 5 Top Tips in Learning to Code But, wait you aren’t a coder yet? Well. Don’t worry – lucky for you, I am. And, here’s the tasty bit. I’m going to tell you how I got into coding, what it is actually like & give you some tips to break into […]

So you’ve read my 5 Top Tips in Learning to Code But, wait you aren’t a coder yet? Well. Don’t worry – lucky for you, I am. And, here’s the tasty bit. I’m going to tell you how I got into coding, what it is actually like & give you some tips to break into […]

What it is like to be a Coder…

What is it like being a Coder? Being a Coder means constantly learning, reading, planning, mapping out a new creation, thinking about how to solve a current problem or writing solutions. I think it’s fair to say that most coders are obsessed with solving problems – which means often you still have your head in […]

What is it like being a Coder? Being a Coder means constantly learning, reading, planning, mapping out a new creation, thinking about how to solve a current problem or writing solutions. I think it’s fair to say that most coders are obsessed with solving problems – which means often you still have your head in […]

A Day in the Life of a Creative Director (and a working mum!)

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Thinking, designing, mentoring and a sense of humour – Creative Director Ruthie Hawkesford describes her role at Us Creatives and gives us some insights into what a typical day looks like…. What made you decide on a career in graphic design? A love of illustration from an early age took me to art college where […]

Thinking, designing, mentoring and a sense of humour – Creative Director Ruthie Hawkesford describes her role at Us Creatives and gives us some insights into what a typical day looks like…. What made you decide on a career in graphic design? A love of illustration from an early age took me to art college where […]

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