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Students studying for their GCSEs are required to continuously complete homework, create assignments and study for exams.  To perform their best they need time and task management skills to plan and manage their workload effectively. Agile is a popular method for task management developed by the tech community which is now used widely in many business sectors and disciplines and is highly transferable into other areas including studying at school. These simple ‘agile’ methods provide students with the study skills and tools they need to plan, prioritise and action their work. Create a study plan that’s easy to manage and action Plan and prioritise homework,Read More →

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Cornwall and the Digital Revolution: The Software Story 27 July Thursday 7:30pm Cornwall and the Digital Revolution: The Software Story   Cornwall is enjoying a Digital boom. West Cornwall is the second fastest growing digital hub in the country. There are over 680 tech companies in Cornwall, supporting more than 1,300 highly paid jobs – with advertised average salaries of £34,367. These companies range across artificial intelligence, the internet of things, robots, cloud-based services, virtual reality and drone filming. The Poly is pleased to announce the launch of a series of talks aimed at examining this phenomenon. We will invite speakers from across the digital,Read More →

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Global tech conference Agile on the Beach 2017 sold out for 4th year Hundreds from the global agile tech community will be landing in Cornwall this July as the annual Agile on the Beach 2017 conference held in Falmouth sells out for its fourth consecutive year. Organisers of the seventh Agile on the Beach have confirmed keynote speakers Diana Larsen from Oregon speaking on agile teams and James Grenning from Chicago on agile software delivery. James Lewis, principal consultant at Thoughtworks, internationally renowned creative technology company will also be delivering the closing keynote at the conference.  As an exclusive extra session, Dan North, originator ofRead More →

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Women who tech I am delighted to be invited to help review submissions for the Women Who Tech Startup Challenge Europe hosted by www.womenwhotech.com  The submissions I reviewed were excellent, and it is fantastic to see so much innovation led by women.  The business models, value propositions and teams pitched were all strong and inspiring to read and watch.  I wish all entering this great challenge all the very best in their startup adventures!   Women Startup Challenges Women Who Tech is on a mission to fund women-led startups. Through our Women Startup Challenges, which we have been held in Washington, DC at 1776, NewRead More →