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Our blog is packed full of interesting stories from the world of tech.

Coding clubs to get your kids into tech

What is a coding club?Children these days are growing up in an entirely different world from their parents. They are the first generation that can’t remember a time before mobile devices. Technology is at the centre of their lives but do they ever stop to think about how the technology actually works? Joining a local coding club could help them find the answers.

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6 things you need to know about Foundation Apprenticeships in tech

Foundation Apprenticeships are a unique way to start developing industry skills and get a real taste of the world of work. They open up your options after school and placements are available with some of Scotland’s biggest and best known employers. Read on to find out six things you should know about the Foundation Apprenticeships available in digital technologies and how they could help you work towards a career in the digital world.

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Guest blog - Cameron Harkins

A Modern Apprenticeship is an excellent way to begin your career in Scotland’s growing tech sector. Like any other job, you are paid and work alongside a team of industry professionals who can share their experience with you. But at the same time, you receive structured training and work towards an industry-recognised qualification. Cameron Harkins, a Digital Marketing Modern Apprentice at Skills Development Scotland (SDS), gives us an insight into a typical week as a Modern Apprentice.

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The time is now to consider a career in digital technology

Ketty Lawrence, Project Manager, Digital Skills, at Skills Development Scotland, highlights findings from a recently conducted research report into the tech sector in Scotland.

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How to find a new career in the flourishing fintech sector

The fintech sector in Scotland is thriving and the career opportunities for people with digital skills are abundant.

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Transforming lives with technology in Scotland’s health sector

Digital innovation is revolutionising the healthcare sector worldwide and creating new opportunities in Scotland. The digital health sector is opening up many new and exciting possibilities, and will ultimately change the way we practice healthcare. Here are some of the incredible Scottish projects that will benefit people all over the world:

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5 Digital Skills You Can Teach Yourself

Want to boost your CV? Check out these 5 digital skills you can teach yourself for free. You might be surprised how much you enjoy learning something new, and how easy it is to pick up new skills.

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Cyber Games Scotland Launch 2017

Cyber Games Scotland has launched its 2017 competition and time is ticking for the nation’s next tech problem solvers to get involved.

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Teen Tech Superstars

Blogging is a great way to develop tech related skills such as basic HTML coding, photo editing and social networking. Find out about three of our favourite innovative bloggers who found success in their teens.

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Top Tech Toys and Gadgets To Get Your Children Into Technology

Toys that combine fun with thinking and learning are becoming very popular. Check out our top tech toys and gadgets you can buy now and inspire your children.

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