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September 21, 2015
coding day
21
Sep

Aussies add computer coding to national curriculum

Australia has scrapped history and geography as core national curriculum subjects and has replaced them with computer coding. According to news site the Australian, the announcement was made by one of the country’s education ministers, Christopher Pyne, who revealed that children as young as Year 5 will learn to code and from Year 7 students...
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female cyclists in London
21
Sep

Cycling: A Gender Issue?

The gold-medal performances of Victoria Pendleton and Laura Trott helped encourage 250,000 more women to start regularly cycling since the 2012 Games. But anyone reading the headlines in recent times might understandably refuse to join them… Are female cyclists in more danger than their male counterparts? Recently, Ying Tao, a 26-year-old woman, was crushed to...
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Suffragette
21
Sep

Womankind Competition Win Tickets to the Premiere of Suffragette

Win two tickets to the Suffragette Premiere! Womankind Worldwide is delighted to announce that we have been offered two exclusive money-can’t-buy tickets to the star-studded European PREMIERE of the film Suffragette at the Odeon Leicester Square on 7 October at 7pm. This is an opportunity to rub shoulders with the Hollywood A-list, including the stars...
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21
Sep

Maximise your potential: brand + network = future success | A Moody’s & WeAreTheCity Event

Moody’s would like to invite female analysts to join them for an evening of learning and networking Please note this event is open to analysts working in Financial Services, Technology or Consultancy. Maximise your potential: brand + network = future success A career event for women in Financial Services Wednesday 21st October 2015 – 5.30pm...
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women of the future featured
21
Sep

Women of the Future Awards: Shortlist Announced

The shortlist for the Women of the Future (“WOF”) Awards, the movement recognising and nurturing young female talent in the UK, has been announced today. The Awards, now in its 10th year and supported by headline sponsor Aviva, are open to women aged 35 or under and celebrate rising talent across business, culture, media and...
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21
Sep

WATC Competition: Celebrate a year of going wrong! Win tickets to see The Play that Goes Wrong at the Duchess Theatre!

Celebrate with The Play that Goes Wrong as they mark their first birthday; the show is prizewinning, loved by critics, laughed at by audiences and now entering its second year at the Duchess Theatre. Since opening in 2014, the show has been breaking box office records, selling 250,000 tickets to date. 21 international productions are...
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cv_writing-advice-400x400
21
Sep

Gov launches Enterprise Advisor programme to improve careers advice in schools

The government has launched an independent careers advice scheme called the Enterprise Adviser programme with the aim of improving careers advice services in schools across the UK. The programme will be led by Christine Hodgson, the executive chair of Capgemini UK, and aims to connect employers with schools to provide high quality careers advice. Hodgson...
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21
Sep

Budapest, a tale of two cities, by Carolyn Pearson

Buda and Pest, once two contrasting cities laying opposite each other across the river Danube, merged in the 1870’s to form what we know today as the Hungarian capital of Budapest. The personalities remain today with noble buildings like the Hapsburg palace perched high on the hilltops of the former Buda from which one can...
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