Digital Explorers

Digital Explorers is an online programme which has been designed to inspire and motivate the next generation of STEM experts.

This programme is not just for students who are thinking about a coding career, this event will look to challenge stereotypes and change the way students think about tech careers. It will give students an insight into the world of work in STEM careers and the digital industries.

The programme will run as a series of five interactive one-day events from Monday 29th June – Friday 3rd July and will be uploaded as separate modules to be accessed at each student’s own individual pace.

On completion of the programme all students will leave with an insight into a variety of tech careers, understand the essential skills required for the sector and will graduate as Challenger Level Industrial Cadets. No prior preparation is required.

For students in Years 7, 8 and 9:  Students will look at app design, technology inventions and how these have changed the world. The students will complete the session feeling “I could do that; it could be me!”

For students in Years 10, 11, 12 and 13: Students will explore tech start-ups and the impact they have had; they will think about digital tech careers and how digital technology infiltrates all sectors.

All students: Will have the opportunity to take part in a discussion with a range of professionals in the tech sector, followed by a question & answers session.

If you are interested in taking part in this online programme, please register your interest here and we will contact you with more details.