Fighting Ageism: Talking with Steve Lawrence about the value of older workers Hello there. I’m Steve Lawrence. I’m the managing director of EEVT Limited. I’m also the co-founder of the Federation of business, education consultants, and also involved with the BAME apprenticeship awards. And I sit on eight governance committees, so quite busy with lots of different things going on. I’ve been in the industry now … Read more

Fighting Ageism: Talking with Amma Appiah about supporting youth Hi, I’m Amma Appiah, I’m a youth worker. I’ve been in the youth work field for almost 10 years now. I currently work with an organisation called LDN Apprenticeships. It’s an apprenticeship provider, but specifically, I recently joined the team to help them with setting up a youth hub, which is all about getting … Read more

Fighting Ageism: Talking with Stephen Ram Kissun about respecting older workers My name is Stephen Ram Kissun. I’m a TVET international professional consultant with more than 20 years experience working in different situations, both in senior management roles, working for large organisations, corporates, independent providers for trade body, very much in the skills arena, looking at social mobility, widening participation, engagement, and equality and diversity.  … Read more

Fighting Ageism: Talking with Mr X about age discrimination

Speaking with Mr X (name changed for confidentiality) who worked in the Tech and consulting space for over 4 decades and held senior leadership roles throughout his career. Now he is retired. What are your thoughts on ageism? I think it definitely exists and it’s more prevalent than people realise. But it doesn’t surprise me … Read more

Women in Tech Thursdays: Talking with Didem Un Ates about tech, education and being TechWomen100 Champion

This Thursday we did our last interview for Women in Tech Thursdays with absolutely inspiring Woman in Tech, Didem Un Ates. Didem is a General Manager of Customer Success for Microsoft’s Azure Data Platform, Analytics & Artificial Intelligence Business in EMEA, a Non-Executive Director on the Board of ‘Creative Education Trust,’ which oversees 17 high-schools … Read more

Data Analysis Bootcamp: Project Presentation

Data Analysis Bootcamp Presentation

Last Wednesday marked the final day for our learners on their 12 week intensive bootcamp for Data Analyst Trainees, and to recognise all their hard work the learners delivered a project to showcase their learning. The learners were provided with data reflecting flight arrivals and departures; using their knowledge and learnings across the bootcamp, they … Read more

Women in Tech: Talking with Karen Jean-Francois about her journey as a Data Analyst

This Thursday we’re talking with Karen Jean-Francois who is a Data Analyst and Women in Data Host and Producer. Karen is passionate about how data science and analytics can support businesses and help them better understand their customers and she enjoys exploring data and finding surprising insights that make a difference. As Karen says, ‘While … Read more