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

Discover Cyber Skills - Live Online Lessons 2019/20

Posted on 30/08/2019

Open the door to a life of online crime fighting (for S1 to S3 pupils) in a series of new live and online cyber security lessons. With no technical knowledge needed, these practical classes enhance digital skills, allow pupils to ask the experts how it’s really done, and also showcase the careers available in the cyber security and resilience industry, one of the fastest growing sectors in the world today. 

Lesson 1 - Cyber Skills Live Lesson - How to ‘steal’ a pizza – Ethical Hacking

Thursday 26th September, 2pm-3pm

Get Animated About Animation

Posted on 20/08/2019

Digital World was given exclusive access behind the scenes of one of Scotland's most successful animation companies. Staff at Axis Animation gave us their unique and exclusive insight into the digital skills needed if you want to work in the world of animation, gaming and special effects. 

 

Cyber Security Careers in a nutshell

Posted on 18/06/2019

In partnership with the National Parents Forum of Scotland, we have created a Cyber Security Careers nutshell. The nutshell can be the perfect tool to get you talking about future careers in Cyber Security. Check out their website here.

Music To Your Digital Ears

Posted on 05/06/2019

We were lucky enough to go “behind the scenes” of Edinburgh tech start up Skoogmusic to see the essential digital skills needed to create their award winning (and very unique) musical “instrument”.

The Skoog (and subsequently the Skwitch) have made making music accessible to all – no matter your talent level – with a particular focus on those with additional support needs, so they can truly enjoy the benefits of music creation and therapy.

Apprentices Fly High With Sky

Posted on 20/05/2019

If you want to see what a great opportunity (and what great fun) being a digital apprentice can be, watch this brilliant video from broadcaster Sky.

A big thank you to the company for letting us use the video. Their original post can be found on their careers website here