GM Digital Skills

An ambitious digital skills programme supported by the Greater Manchester Combined Authority to drive the digital skills curriculum across Greater Manchester. Our programmes are aimed at students in years 7 – 13, parents, teachers and career leads to raise aspirations of young people and understanding of pathways into digital and creative careers.

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The Digital Skills programme will:

  • Get young people excited about digital skills from a young age
  • Bring the curriculum and career pathways to life
  • Support teachers and careers advisors
  • Build sustainable connections between education and the digital industry

There are two exciting and engaging pathways for schools to take part in:

Go Digital

Years 7 – 8

GoDigital is an employer-led digital skills and careers programme, designed to inspire young people aged 11-13 to consider a career in STEM.


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Digital Futures

Years 9 – 13

Digital Futures is an industry-led education support programme for young people aged 13 to 18, teachers and career leads. Digital Futures facilitates collaboration between education and industry by harnessing the power of real role models and industry mentors to provide young people with first-hand insight into the world of digital and technology.

We will work with 150 schools by December 2020.


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