Update: Since writing this post, Stoke on Trent and Staffordshire have been ranked 20th out of all European Cities and Regions for places to invest in. This is great news and indicates that the city has the infrastructure and skills in place to compete with many places across
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I’m delighted to see the bITjAM Innovation Qube being launched in Stoke-on-Trent. It offers a great opportunity for young people who are interested in technology and design the chance to exchange ideas and experiences, use cutting-edge technologies - like 3D printers and virtual reality sets - and learn how to turn their interests and hobbies into productive, useful projects. This is precisely the sort of project I want to see more of in the City. I believe the Qube has the chance to become a hub for innovative thinkers, while also encouraging young people to develop skills and abilities that will help them in their careers.
This looks like a really exciting initiative. The guys at bITjAM are pioneering innovation and creativity. That’s what’s demanded of our rapidly changing economy. It’s great that they’re reaching out to young people offering them support to develop the skills that they need for their future careers. I’m looking forward to visiting the Qube.
To celebrate the launch of the Qube we are holding a competition. Our work at the bITjAM Innovation Qube either focuses on finding digital solutions to everyday problems or research into the use of digital technology across many industries.
This competition is about entries that show innovation, playfulness and most importantly,
A fab and very busy two weeks back at BHHS after the break. We have launched the ICE radio station which had immediate success with the pupils. Over the next few weeks we plan to train up a number of pupils and teachers to manage and run the radio station,
A great week at the lab. We have been meeting associate teachers (aka trainees) and discussing their digital needs. It was interesting to see how inventive they are combining technologies provided by the school with their own day to day tech, such as mobiles, PC’s, software. There’s a strong willingness
We’re in a room in the science department which feels right. Lots to do to get the room tidied up and suitably made geekier.
The work has started to find unused technology and look at recycling tech on the