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In a collaborative effort to bring you the latest updates, School of Coding & AI is thrilled to share insights from an exciting interview conducted by our Operations Manager, Clare Norton, with the esteemed BBC Shropshire. Join us as we take a look at the key highlights of Clare’s conversation.

Boost Your Digital Skills

Our digital reliance on computers has become more profound than ever. From checking emails to renewing car tax, our daily lives are intricately woven into the fabric of technology. For those whose computer skills might need a boost, there’s fantastic news on the horizon! The UK’s largest coding school has rolled out courses aimed at enhancing digital skills for Shropshire residents aged 16 and over, generously funded by the government.

School of Codings Operations Manager, Clare Norton has two half years experience overseeing various projects, including the Digital Shropshire initiative. Her role involves not only managing projects in the UK but also extending the reach of coding education globally. Clare’s passion for technology is evident, making her a key player in the School of Coding & AI’s success.

What Actually Is Coding?

Coding is effectively another language. It serves as the building blocks for a myriad of applications and technologies. Whether you’re into gaming or navigating the digital landscape, coding is the backbone of our tech-driven world. Emphasising the fact that coding is not just for specific industries; it permeates every aspect of our lives, from driving electric cars to the digital realm we inhabit daily, Clare Norton.

The Rise of AI

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is not just a buzzword; it’s a reality that School of Coding & AI embrace. With AI becoming increasingly integral to various industries, they encourage its use to enhance skill sets and gather valuable insights. Clare sees AI as a tool to augment, rather than replace human capabilities, especially in the ever-changing landscape of technology.

Digital Shropshire initiative

Shedding light on the hurdles people face in the digital age, citing the changing job market and the need for upskilling. The initiative, backed by Shropshire Council, aims to make digital skills accessible to everyone over the age of 16 in Shropshire.

How to Enrol

Interested individuals can sign up for courses on the School of Coding & AI website https://schoolofcodinguk.com/digital-shropshire/ Courses are currently held in Bridgnorth, Market Drayton, and Shrewsbury, with plans to expand across the main market towns in Shropshire in 2024. For those unsure about eligibility or suitability, we are ready to assist. Contact us at 01902 509 209 or via email at [email protected].

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