Education & Talent Pipeline

Leading Resources

One of the objectives of the Education and Talent Pipeline work stream is to be a central hub and directory for all educational organisations and resources available, that can inspire and help a new generation get into tech.
Please find below an initial selection of the leading resources available in this area today in the UK.
If you would like to add your organisation please send us an email techtalentcharter@gmail.com or register interest here.
Apps for Good
What is Offered to Inspire/Support Girls?

Course which lets students design & build apps in teams. Volunteering opportunities for women to offer advice/mentor groups on their app or to give talks on their career

About the Group

Our goal is to transform the way technology is taught in schools; to empower students from all backgrounds to seize the opportunities of our digital age and create solutions to the problems they care about, using technology.

What Is Asked/Call-To-Action For TLA Volunteers?

Show girls there are women in tech–become an Apps for Good expert-just 1 hour of time to Skype or visit school.

More Information
appsforgood.org

Girls in Coding

What is Offered to Inspire/Support Girls?

Mini tech conferences and meet-ups.

About the Group

Empower women in technology by simply providing them with more visibility. What we do is we host mini tech conferences and meet-ups where a majority of our speakers – unlike other tech conferences – are women. That’s all.

More Information
girlsintechuk.com
Stemettes
What is Offered to Inspire/Support Girls?

Panel Events: Hear from women about their amazing roles
within STEM, their stories and their advice for you, the next generation.

Hackathons: We’ll teach you all you need to know to create
your own mobile app, game or website and then you can enter our ‘Demo Day’
competition on your own or in a team.

School Workshops: Try out some Science, Technology, Engineering
and Maths at the offices of our friends in industry. Perhaps you’ll create an app for a music festival, design a theme park or create a new way to travel.

More than mentoring: Student to Stemette matches girls aged 15 and over with women in industry for 4 months. They also receive work experience and other career opportunities.

About the Group

To inspire the next generation of females into Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) fields by showing them the amazing women  already in STEM via a series of panel events, hackathons, exhibitions, and mentoring schemes.

What Is Asked/Call-To-Action For TLA Volunteers?

Volunteer via bit.ly/stemettesvolunteer

Or speak to senior people at your company for a deep partnership.

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stemettes.org
Coder Dojo
What is Offered to Inspire/Support Girls?

Club helps young people learn coding in a fun, collaborative way.

About the Group

Free, volunteer-led, community based programming clubs for young people; girls-only clubs available.

What Is Asked/Call-To-Action For TLA Volunteers?

Volunteer to help run a dojo.

More Information
coderdojo.com
Plotr
What is Offered to Inspire/Support Girls?

Free, gameified website helping young people find the career for them and how to get there.

About the Group

Whether you’ve got a career in mind or you haven’t got a clue, Plotr can help you discover your future and guide you to careers you could be great at. Play the Game to discover careers that match your personality, interests and skills. Get the free careers magazine on your phone. Look at what the world of work is really like. Then use this knowledge to find the right courses, work experience, apprenticeships, jobs – and more – near you.

What Is Asked/Call-To-Action For TLA Volunteers?

Companies can sponsor sections, offer content, etc.

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plotr.co.uk

TECHFUTURE WOMEN’S NETWORK

What is Offered to Inspire/Support Girls?

Tech Future Network keeping women volunteers informed of opportunities they can support in inspire young women in Tech.

More Information
thetechpartnership.com
TeenTech
What is Offered to Inspire/Support Girls?

Lively one-day events to help young teenagers see the wide range of career possibilities in Science, Engineering and Technology.

About the Group

TeenTech runs lively one-day events to help young teenagers see the wide range of career possibilities in Science, Engineering and Technology.We are an award winning, industry-led initiative, founded in 2008 by Maggie Philbin and Chris Dodson to help the “X Factor” generation understand their true potential and the real opportunities available in the contemporary STEM workplace.TeenTech events take place at venues across the UK – at each event 300 pupils from 30 different schools benefit from hands-on exhibits and challenges run by leading organisations.

What Is Asked/Call-To-Action For TLA Volunteers?

Sponsor, host or volunteer for an event.

More Information
teentech.com