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UCL and IBM collaborate to develop education programmes that bring new skills to the next generation

UCL’s Industry Exchange Network (UCL IXN) and IBM have collaborated to create the IBM Industry Exchange Network (IBM IXN). This international educational collaboration will develop a new experimental program that enables students in the UK and beyond to work on proof of concept research and development projects utilising IBM technologies such as IBM Cloud, IoT, and AI with real world organisations and clients.

BAME millennials have less stable working lives than their white peers

#ZeroHours Contracts - #BAME millennials at greater risk of being in precarious employment say @UCL  Millennials from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds are 47% more likely to be on a zero-hours contract, and have 10% greater odds of working a second job, compared to their White peers, according to a new report "Race inequality in the workforce: exploring connections between work, ethnicity and mental health" from the UCL Centre for Longitudinal Studies, Carnegie UK Trust, and Operation Black Vote.

UCL EDUCATE convenes international summit for #LondonEdTechWeek

To come to the #EETNLaunch on Wednesday register here ? https://t.co/95I4Zrd1Ia #EuropeEdTech #LondonEdTechWeek @edtechweekldn https://t.co/WmAVK1Ih7Q

UCL EDUCATE becomes national partner in world’s largest #EdTech start-up competition

 

Almost half of new teachers consider leaving within ten years

Workload and a better work/life balance are the main reasons teachers leave or consider leaving the profession within ten years, a new survey of 1,200 teachers, published in the British Journal of Educational Studies, finds.

EDUCATE showcases #EdTech start-ups to Universities’ Minister Chris Skidmore

Universities and science minister, Chris Skidmore, is to meet researchers and entrepreneurs from the EDUCATE programme today (February 8) at its headquarters at the UCL Knowledge Lab, in London.

Liking where we live linked to good health

Having no sense of belonging or perceiving your local community to be unfriendly could be as bad for your health as living in a ‘deprived’ neighbourhood, according to new UCL-led research.

EDUCATE announces recipients of its latest round of EdWards, to be presented during the Bett Show 2019

The EDUCATE programme has announced the names of the second round of recipients of its prestigious EdWard quality mark, recognising the achievements and success of the educational technology (EdTech) companies with which it works.

EDUCATE LAUNCHES NEW #EDTECH RESOURCE

A new scheme is being launched to help schools make sense, and better use, of educational technology (EdTech).

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan to host “Dragon’s Den” style event for #EdTech companies

Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London and Rajesh Agrawal, Deputy Mayor for Business, are to host an Investor Summit and Demo Day, organised by the EDUCATE programme, showcasing some of the capital’s pioneering educational technology (EdTech) entrepreneurs.

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