Friends of GT Scholars – Do you have coding skills?

Friends of GT Scholars – Do you have coding skills?

Happy Friday! The weekend is almost here and I hope that you are looking forward to it as much as I am. But before the week comes to an end, I’d like to tell you about an upcoming workshop, share an interesting blog with you and also announce a new partnership.

We need coding workshop facilitators!
We need workshop facilitators to help us with our summer coding workshop in August. The #DayOfCode workshop is a GT Scholars initiative in collaboration with Cyber Hive and Caius House. This three-day workshop will take place at Caius House in Battersea and will run from Tuesday 6th August until Thursday 8th August. If you or someone you know has experience in coding, please feel free to contact me or forward this email to them.

A guest blog on social mobility
On Monday 17th June, one of our volunteers attended the Major Speech with the Rt Hon Damian Hinds MP, Secretary of State for Education. The speech touched on the connection between disadvantaged students and educational attainment. Sarah-Jane Tollan wrote a guest blog about the speech and the Government’s view on the issue and how it plans to tackle it. Find out more by reading this interesting blog Blog

A new partnership!
We’re proud to announce that GT Scholars is now partnering with Bright Network. We’re really excited about this and think that together we can really make a difference. Bright Network’s mission is to help graduates and undergraduates get ahead in their careers by connecting them with the best career opportunities. Keep an eye out for next week’s newsletter as I’ll be sharing more information on opportunities with Bright Network. Visit our website for a full list of all our partners and sponsors.

Have a fantastic weekend!

GT Scholars is a not-for-profit social enterprise and registered charity. Our after-school tutoring, mentoring and enrichment programme is designed to help young people aged 11-18 achieve their academic and career aspirations. Visit our website if you’d like to know more about the GT Scholars Programme and how you can make a significant difference in young people’s lives.

Marilyn

Recruitment Manager at GT Scholars
Prior to working with GT Scholars, Marilyn spent most of her professional career in administration and management within the aviation industry. She's passionate about supporting young people to achieve their full potential. Marilyn has a keen interest in coding and technology and currently works within GT Scholars as part of the recruitment and programme management team.
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