In the Know: Improve your Digital Skills!

In the Know: Improve your Digital Skills!

I hope you had a good week so far and looking forward to the half-term break. This week we’re sharing with you three opportunities that’ll help boost your child’s digital skills. Also, a reminder that our GT Scholars x Brit Insurance Digital Challenge has begun, so you can still sign up!

Join The GT Scholars x Brit Insurance Digital Challenge for Young People
Young people in the UK will have a chance to showcase their skills and talents, by taking part in the GT Scholars x Brit Insurance Digital Challenge! These digital challenges have been designed to give pupils a chance to gain online work experience in the insurance industry, a growing field that is offering many opportunities for young people. Pupils will also gain a certificate once they complete all 5 challenges, and there are amazing prizes for challenge finalists and winners! If your child is between the ages of 11-18, please share this link to help get them started.  

Free online Coding Workshop for Girls!
Steamette is hosting a free online workshop for young girls aged 10-19. In this workshop, your child will have the opportunity to learn how to create interactive animations and games using Scratch coding. The workshop will also help enhance problem-solving skills and develop their cognitive skills. It takes place from Tuesday 31st May, and you can sign up here.

Explore more about the Gaming Industry!
Into Games is hosting a free 4-day online careers festival for young people of all ages. This online festival will give them the chance to discover current job opportunities from UK Games Studios, the opportunity to get their questions answered by industry professionals, and receive relevant advice to up-skill and boost their confidence. It starts on Wednesday, 22nd June, and you can register here!

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