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Innovative computing resources reach 64% of England primary schools

Innovative computing resources reach 64% of England primary schools

Press releases   •   Jul 04, 2019 10:46 BST

Teachers encouraged to sign up for BT digital skills programme

More than half of West Midlands Schools Boosted by BT's Tech Literacy Programme reveals CEO during visit to Birmingham

More than half of West Midlands Schools Boosted by BT's Tech Literacy Programme reveals CEO during visit to Birmingham

Press releases   •   Jun 20, 2018 15:18 BST

BT’s chief executive praised the “achievement” of a Tech Literacy campaign during a visit to one of the participating schools in North Birmingham and called for even more schools and community helpers to get involved to help them reach even more. More than half of the 1,800 primary schools in the West Midlands Combined Authority area have benefitted from the Barefoot Computing Project.

NI Sci Tech workshop encourages student innovation

NI Sci Tech workshop encourages student innovation

Press releases   •   Feb 22, 2018 15:39 GMT

Over 150 students from across Northern Ireland took part in a day of design and problem-solving activities - organised by CCEA and BT. The Sci Tech workshop at Stranmillis University College was designed to develop their interest in STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) and encourage more NI schools to take part in the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition.

University students are given lessons in international communications - from deepest Herefordshire

University students are given lessons in international communications - from deepest Herefordshire

Press releases   •   May 16, 2017 12:40 BST

University students will be given a rare insight into how BT helps the world’s businesses and communities to stay in touch during a visit to the company’s international communications hub in the heart of Herefordshire. The group – who are all studying at the University of South Wales – come from as far afield as Pakistan and Poland, and around the UK. It’s the visit of its kind by a university.

Free BT traineeship to help West Midlands young people get 'work ready' - Walsall next to host seven-week course

Free BT traineeship to help West Midlands young people get 'work ready' - Walsall next to host seven-week course

Press releases   •   Apr 25, 2017 11:18 BST

BT is offering free traineeships to help young people in the West Midlands get ‘work ready’ and prepared for their future careers, with the company's Network House in Walsall the latest venue for the next local course, beginning on May 9.

Dudley primary school lines up visit from Paralympic legend after striking gold in BT competition

Dudley primary school lines up visit from Paralympic legend after striking gold in BT competition

Press releases   •   Mar 03, 2017 15:48 GMT

Superfast Jonnie Peacock is helping to spread the word about superfast broadband. Youngsters at a West Midlands primary school are under starter’s orders to welcome the gold medal athlete to Dudley after winning a national competition organised by BT.

More than 43,000 West Midlands children benefit from project to boost teachers' computer confidence

More than 43,000 West Midlands children benefit from project to boost teachers' computer confidence

Press releases   •   Feb 28, 2017 13:33 GMT

BT-led Barefoot project is delivering vital technology skills for schools in the region. More than 43,000 primary school pupils across the West Midlands have benefitted from a pioneering education programme to boost youngsters’ computing skills.

More than 14,000 Staffordshire youngsters benefit from project to boost teachers' computer skills

More than 14,000 Staffordshire youngsters benefit from project to boost teachers' computer skills

Press releases   •   Feb 28, 2017 13:12 GMT

A BT-led Barefoot project is delivering vital technology skills for schools in the county. More than 14,000 primary school pupils in Staffordshire have benefitted from a pioneering education programme to boost youngsters’ computing skills.

Nearly 20,000 primary school pupils across Birmingham and the Black Country areas benefit from project to boost teachers' computer confidence

Nearly 20,000 primary school pupils across Birmingham and the Black Country areas benefit from project to boost teachers' computer confidence

Press releases   •   Feb 28, 2017 11:11 GMT

A BT-led Barefoot project is delivering vital technology skills for schools in the West Midlands. More than 19,500 primary school pupils across the Birmingham and the Black Country areas have benefitted from a pioneering education programme to boost youngsters’ computing skills.

More than 2,400 Worcestershire primary school pupils benefit from project to boost teachers' computer confidence

More than 2,400 Worcestershire primary school pupils benefit from project to boost teachers' computer confidence

Press releases   •   Feb 28, 2017 10:58 GMT

A BT-led Barefoot project is delivering vital technology skills for schools in the county. More than 2,400 primary school pupils in Worcestershire have benefitted from a pioneering education programme to boost youngsters’ computing skills.

More than 2,300 Shropshire pupils benefit from project to boost teachers' computing confidence

More than 2,300 Shropshire pupils benefit from project to boost teachers' computing confidence

Press releases   •   Feb 28, 2017 10:36 GMT

A BT-led Barefoot project is delivering vital technology skills for schools in the county. More than 2,300 primary school pupils in Shropshire have benefitted from a pioneering education programme to boost youngsters’ computing skills.

Project to boost teachers' computer confidence helps thousands of Gloucestershire pupils

Project to boost teachers' computer confidence helps thousands of Gloucestershire pupils

Press releases   •   Feb 28, 2017 10:21 GMT

A BT-led Barefoot project is delivering vital technology skills for schools in the county. More than 13,000 primary school pupils in Gloucestershire have benefitted from a pioneering education programme to boost youngsters’ computing skills.

Project to boost teachers' computer confidence helps more than 2,500 Oxfordshire children

Project to boost teachers' computer confidence helps more than 2,500 Oxfordshire children

Press releases   •   Feb 28, 2017 09:59 GMT

A BT-led Barefoot project is delivering vital technology skills for schools in the county. More than 2,500 primary school pupils in Oxfordshire have benefitted from a pioneering education programme to boost youngsters’ computing skills.