0
Broadband

AWS launches new UK cloud computing programme for Year 8 students

Monday 13 May 2019 | 11:29 CET | News
Amazon Web Services (AWS) has launched a new initiative in the UK called 'AWS Get IT' to introduce Year 8 students (12-13 year olds) to cloud computing and digital skills, and to inspire more girls to consider a career in technology.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

We hope you've enjoyed your free articles. Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Internet
Companies: Amazon / Amazon Web Services
Countries: United Kingdom
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

UK govt abandons Amazon Crown Marketplace project - report

Published 18 Nov 2019 11:07 CET | United Kingdom
A UK government programme to upgrade public sector purchasing has been abandoned one year after a controversial decision to award ...

Lord Mayor of London announces new 'future.now' digital skills coalition

Published 11 Oct 2019 11:45 CET | United Kingdom
The Lord Mayor of London is launching a new coalition of companies, education providers and charities called 'future.now' to work ...

Amazon Future Engineer programme rolls out in UK

Published 27 Sep 2019 11:45 CET | United Kingdom
Amazon has announced the launch of the Amazon Future Engineer programme in the UK to help children and young adults from ...

Glasgow starts iPad roll-out to pupils, teachers across city schools

Published 11 Sep 2019 11:18 CET | United Kingdom
Glasgow City Council has started the roll-out if pupil iPads as part of a multi-million pound IT contract that will benefit ...

Pro Football Focus picks AWS as official cloud, machine learning provider

Published 12 Jul 2019 07:41 CET | United States
Amazon Web Services said that Pro Football Focus (PFF), a subscription-based analytics service that supplies data to the National ...

RBC Signals enters collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS) Ground Station

Published 11 Jul 2019 09:21 CET | United States
RBC Signals announced it's collaborating with Amazon Web Services (AWS) Ground Station to provide satellite operators access to ...

Amazon to create 2,000 new jobs in UK by end-2019

Published 03 Jul 2019 12:02 CET | United Kingdom
Amazon will create 2,000 new permanent jobs in the UK by end-2019, boosting its overall permanent workforce in the country to ...

AWS launches AWS Control Tower, AWS Security Hub

Published 25 Jun 2019 11:23 CET | World
Amazon Web Services, an Amazon.com company, announced the general availability of AWS Control Tower, a service that allows ...

Vodafone Foundation launches new UK digital skills competition

Published 18 Jun 2019 10:58 CET | United Kingdom
Vodafone Foundation has launched a new digital skills competition for UK secondary schools. The 'Digital Creators' Challenge is ...

GMB report says Amazon has won 36 public sector contracts since 2015

Published 11 Jun 2019 11:33 CET | United Kingdom
Amazon has been awarded 36 UK public sector contracts worth GBP 660 million since 2015, according to a new report published the ...

Nascar picks AWS as preferred cloud computing, cloud machine learning, and cloud AI provider

Published 04 Jun 2019 17:30 CET | United States
Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com company, announced that Nascar chose AWS as its standard for cloud-based machine ...

Amazon plans high street pop-up shops to help SMEs boost sales

Published 04 Jun 2019 11:07 CET | United Kingdom
Amazon has partnered with small business support group Enterprise Nation to launch a new programme called 'Clicks and Mortar' in ...

Amazon confirms UK availability for new Fire 7 tablets

Published 17 May 2019 13:36 CET | United Kingdom
Amazon has started selling the new Amazon Fire 7 and Amazon Fire 7 Kids Edition tablets in the UK from 16 May....

Amazon launches Counter staffed Click & Collect points in UK, Italy

Published 14 May 2019 17:16 CET | Italy
Amazon has announced the launch of Counter, a new network of staffed Click & Collect points where customers can pick up parcels ...

NHS Digital deploys VMware Cloud on AWS

Published 09 May 2019 12:06 CET | United Kingdom
Enterprise software provider VMware announced that NHS Digital has made VMWare Cloud on AWS available across the NHS to help ...

Amazon set to be handed UK govt contract to store biometric data - report

Published 07 May 2019 11:09 CET | United Kingdom
The Home Office is preparing to hand Amazon a GBP 300 million contract to store sensitive biometric data, reports The Telegraph....

NHS Digital expands digital health hub programme after successful pilot

Published 01 May 2019 17:21 CET | United Kingdom
NHS Digital has announced plans to scale up deployment of digital health hubs across England following a successful pilot project ...

New Microsoft higher education initiative tackles UK, US digital skills gap

Published 11 Apr 2019 11:12 CET | United Kingdom
Microsoft has partnered with three UK higher education establishments - University of London, Staffordshire University and the ...

UK govt confirms 12 new Institutes of Technology for higher level STEM education

Published 10 Apr 2019 10:13 CET | United Kingdom
The UK Government has announced the first 12 new employer-led Institutes of Technology to offer higher level technical education ...

CityFibre supports YMCA digital skills project in Coventry

Published 26 Mar 2019 10:52 CET | United Kingdom
UK wholesale full-fibre infrastructure provider CityFibre has partnered with YMCA Coventry to help teach digital skills to young ...

BT helps boost school children's digital skills through 'Tech Factor' contest

Published 25 Mar 2019 15:01 CET | United Kingdom
BT announced the winners of its 'Tech Factor' competition, with a prize fund of more than GBP 20,000 to invest in IT equipment ...

Wales funds free Microsoft Office 365 access for all local authority schools

Published 22 Mar 2019 11:32 CET | United Kingdom
Microsoft announced that Wales is to become one of the first countries worldwide to provide local authority schools with free ...

BT supports new National Centre for Computing Education

Published 21 Mar 2019 17:56 CET | United Kingdom
BT has announced its support for the new National Centre for Computing Education (NCCE) in the UK, along with Rolls-Royce and ...

West of England wins govt funds for women digital skills programme

Published 19 Mar 2019 22:20 CET | United Kingdom
The West of England Combined Authority has secured funding of GBP 238,000 from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport ...

UK govt confirms pilot scheme to teach coding to prisoners

Published 15 Mar 2019 10:57 CET | United Kingdom
The UK Government has announced a new pilot scheme to teach coding in prison to help offenders return to world. The scheme will ...