Education

Plugging the IT Skills Gap Part One: Back to school with Oracle

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Part One of a three-part series examines Oracle's Java education programme
29 Oct 2013

Q&A with the Cyber Security Challenge participant who landed a cyber role at PwC

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Computing speaks to Chris Doman, who came second in one of the challenges, about how the CSC enabled him to enter the cyber security field
29 Oct 2013

University College Dublin saves £204k a year by switching to Google Apps

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UCD saves money it would have spent on servers, maintenance, power and personnel
24 Oct 2013

Welcome to the University of Google

One third of UK universities use Google Apps for Education. So what’s the attraction, and can the search giant be trusted with all that data? Peter Gothard talks to one of the first university CIOs to go down the Google route, Sheffield’s Christine Sexton
21 Oct 2013

Writing’s on the wall


11 Oct 2013

Is the BBC planning 'The Great British Code Off'?

Organisation said it will use its resources to give people the digital skills necessary
09 Oct 2013

Google climbs into bed with JANET, as new educational ICT infrastructure framework agreed

'Peace of mind' security and compliance agreement may see adoption increase from current one-third of UK universities
09 Oct 2013

Education needed to stop hackers exploiting web users’ 'scary' data sharing

People need to be more guarded over personal information they share online, WorldPay's Darren Dance tells Computing
30 Sep 2013

Kroes announces EU IT education proposals to boost youth job prospects

'We have the tools, we have the technology, we definitely have the talent,' says Digital Agenda Commissioner
23 Sep 2013

Warning over looming global cloud computing skills shortage

RMS chief platform officer Bobby Soni warns of an imminent shortage of IT professionals with cloud skills
18 Sep 2013

E-skills and Cyber Security Challenge bid to make cyber security appealing to students

Two new programmes set to launch this month in secondary schools
13 Sep 2013

Cracking the NHS’s data analysis skills conundrum

On the back of Sir Bruce Keogh’s report, how can NHS staff better harness data to improve healthcare, asks Sooraj Shah
13 Sep 2013

How can you attract talent to the cyber security profession?

In part two of Computing's interview with Labour MP Chi Onwurah, she explains how talent can be attracted into the security profession
09 Sep 2013

Nolan Bushnell: Tablet software can cut high school learning from 4 years to 6 months

'Father of modern gaming' tells Campus Party London tablets will lead to a sea change in education
06 Sep 2013

Digital economy relies on making content, not just consuming it

Chancellor George Osborne and Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales urge businesses to develop producers of digital content
05 Sep 2013

How the government intends to close the cyber security skills gap

Sooraj Shah asks universities and science minister David Willetts and education secretary Michael Gove about the government’s plans to bolster the nation’s security skills
04 Sep 2013

Not enough data scientists, MIT expert tells Computing

One of the world's top data scientists, Alex 'Sandy' Pentland, tells Computing we're 'not even close' to the number of data scientists needed
04 Sep 2013

Driving down costs and carbon emissions at the University of St Andrews

Steven Watt, CIO at the University of St Andrews, talks to Computing’s Graeme Burton about an IT consolidation and virtualisation project that has enabled the 600-year-old institution to cut both costs and power consumption
04 Sep 2013

Degree-level apprenticeships in cyber security launched in the UK

Apprenticeships are part of a new 'Cyber Academy' backed by John Lewis, IBM and more
02 Sep 2013

David Willetts: Government is trying to create pathways into the cyber security profession

Minister of state for universities and science tells Computing that some initiatives are already in place
30 Aug 2013

50,000 NHS clinicians expected to learn to code

Government hopes that initiative will enable clinicians to design simple smartphone apps or system tools to improve the NHS
30 Aug 2013

Is there a cyber security skills gap?

In part one of an interview with Labour MP Chi Onwurah, she tells Computing why she believes there is a cyber security skills gap
28 Aug 2013

Are you smarter than a 16 year old? The new Computer Science GCSE put to the test

EdExcel sample questions show a range of skills will be put to the test
23 Aug 2013

Are you smarter than a 16 year old: test answers

How did you do in Computing's mock GCSE?
23 Aug 2013