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Mission to Mars VWEX

October 1, 2020

Virtual Work Experiences (VWEX) are being trialled in west Cornwall during December 2020 and March 2021. These are being organised through Speakers4Schools via the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership. The 2020 lockdown had all schools cancelling in situe work experience but Software Cornwall took the Mission to…

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Mission to Mars – Virtual Work Experience

July 22, 2020

Mission to Mars at Home July 2020 The Mission to Mars Work Experience for students has been running since 2014. As an award winning education initiative there has already been recognition that Software Cornwall offers a valuable workplace encounter. At the beginning of 2020 schools were very quick to cancel…

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Employers Support T Levels

June 18, 2020

A pilot of over 200 industry placements has been successfully completed as employers come forward to support the delivery of new T Level qualifications in Cornwall. Ofsted Outstanding Truro and Penwith College is the only provider in Cornwall to have been selected by the Department for Education to deliver T…

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College Bursary to Support Stem Study

June 15, 2020

A leading local College is offering financial support to help students access University level study in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) subjects.   Truro and Penwith College has announced it will be offering a £1,000 non-means tested ‘Technical Bursary’ to students starting STEM University level courses in September 2020….

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What Exactly Do You Do?

February 21, 2020

by Robert Wiltshire – Software Cornwall Education Outreach Selling a Career in Software to Students Over the last two and a half years I have been building up the connections with schools around the county. Most secondary schools have received assemblies for most year groups and we have been in…

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