Gillian Docherty is Chief Executive of The Data Lab. She has over 23 years’ experience working in the IT sector and is responsible for delivering the strategic vision of The Data Lab , the aim of which is to create over 250 new jobs and to generate more than £100 million to Scotland’s economy.The Data Lab … Continue reading 23 years and still learning!
Russell Wilson, Learning Technologist Hi, and welcome to April’s Learning Technology blog post. Remember back in the early 1990’s when most people’s perception of Virtual Reality was that of entering a world similar to the 1992 film 'The Lawnmower Man'? Subsequently, what people think about the term 'virtual reality' (VR) is that they imagine a … Continue reading Bringing Virtual Reality to the classroom
At Google, the staff (Googlers) solve complex problems every day in a mission is to organise the world’s information and make it universally accessible. What is it like to work for an organisation like Google and what kind of jobs do they actually do? We caught up with Heather Traher, Senior User Experience Researcher who … Continue reading Google IT – Do Cool Things That Matter!
International Girls in ICT Day takes place each year on the fourth Thursday in April. This year it will be celebrated on 28 April with activity taking place across the world to promote the importance of attracting more girls and women into computing. Ayrshire College wants more young people to take advantage of increasing opportunities in … Continue reading International Girls in ICT Day 2016
Ayrshire school pupils now have the opportunity to apply for a brand new work-based qualification while still at school. Jane Henderson, Developing the Young Workforce Manager at Ayrshire College, explains what these new qualifications are all about. What is a Foundation Apprenticeship? A Foundation Apprenticeship is a great opportunity for senior school pupils to learn … Continue reading Introducing Foundation Apprenticeships