Winner! British Data Awards
Kate Farrell from the Data Education in Schools team collected the award for 'Data For Good Initiative of the Year' at the British Data Awards held last night in London.
British Data Awards
We have reached the final of the 'Educational Initiative' and 'Data for Good' categories of the 2023 British Data Awards for our work creating British Sign Language gestures for Cyber Security, Computing Science and Data Science.
Drawing with AI at Cramond Primary
Drawing with AI at Cramond Primary By Valentina Andries
Over the past few months Kate Farrell and Jasmeen Kanwal from the Data Education in Schools team, as well as some of the 4th year Informatics students on a University of Edinburgh ‘Computing in the Classroom’ course, have been heading to Fife to help out with some 'Speedy STEM' events.
Children’s understanding of smart speakers
‘A really smart guy plugged himself into Alexa and now she’s smart too’ - children’s understanding of smart speakers. By Valentina Andries and Judy Robertson.
Micro:bits on the move
Funding from The Scottish Informatics & Computer Science Alliance (SICSA) has enabled the Data Education in Schools team to help students from the University of Edinburgh (School of Informatics) visit schools across Scotland for the purpose of running Micro:bit workshops with learners.
New resource: Plug in the numbers
Digital Skills Education have released a new video walk through of 'Plug in the Numbers' to support teachers with limited experience of the Live Lesson format.
Put Your Data Skills to Work
Digital Skills Education have developed a poster showcasing a range of careers utilising data skills. From engineering to entertainment there are opportunities to use data within many workplaces.
Data skills live lessons reach over 20,000 leaners
We're thrilled that our data skills live lessons have now reached over 20,000 learners.