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Careers Event - Get Into IT

Date - Jun 28, 2017
Time - 16:00 – 18:30
Venue - RTC North Colima Avenue Sunderland SR5 3XB
Cost - Free
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Dynamo North East, in partnership with RTC North, are hosting a CPD networking event in a relaxed and supportive environment for teachers, careers advisors and providers of IT curriculum and careers guidance support services.

The session will be led by Bob Paton, Vice Chair of Dynamo, skills workstream leader and Sue Ormerod, Regional Director Nigel Wright Recruitment. Sue has worked in technology recruitment for over 20 years and has seen first-hand, the changes in demand for technical skills and the expertise needed by businesses in the region.


Did you know….

  • There are currently over 2,000 vacancies within IT organisations in the North East?
  • There are 32,000 people employed in IT within the North East?
  • IT apprenticeships are available now within the North East for 16-19yr olds
  • In the North East IT jobs include gaming, coding, designing government IT systems and more?

Why you should attend?

  • Opportunity to meet with people supporting curriculum development and delivery who you might not otherwise have the chance to meet
  • Learn more about the North East’s IT & Tech network – the profile of career opportunities
  • Increase understanding of what an IT or Tech job entails
  • Opportunity for schools and advisors to share ideas and ask questions around engaging more with the sector
  • Meet local IT & Tech employers and employees

There will also be lots of opportunity to network and chat to those working in the IT industry. There will be an Employers Zone with interactive activities and demos. Employers include:

  • DWP
  • Newcastle College (Digital Skills)
  • NE Futures UTC
  • Bring It On (STEM)

Click here for full details or to book your place