Dynamo Careers Event - 'Get into IT'

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RTC North

Colima Avenue

Sunderland

SR5 3XB

United Kingdom

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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)

Programme

4.00pm Tea & Coffee

4.30pm Introduction from Bob Paton & Sue Ormerod

Welcome from RTC North

Introduction on jobs, skills and companies in the North East

5.30pm Networking

6.15pm Summary

6.30pm Finish


We look forward to seeing you there!

@dynamonortheast

#GetintoIT, #dynamocareers

Date and time

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RTC North

Colima Avenue

Sunderland

SR5 3XB

United Kingdom

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Organiser Dynamo North East

Organiser of Dynamo Careers Event - 'Get into IT'

Dynamo is an industry-led initiative with the core mission to ‘Grow the North East IT Economy’ through collaboration and innovation. We are a voice for the sector regionally and nationally; generating ‘noise’ to promote the region as a hotspot for IT/digital business.

With over 150 members, we are made up of IT organisations, large local corporate employers, consultants, technology hubs, education providers, local government and suppliers to the industry. We rely on the support of our region’s organisations to help us achieve regional IT growth, promote the North East externally, develop skills and education and support regional research and development.

We are passionate about our region and our sector and we work to ensure they both prosper.

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