Colin Mansell

Colin Mansell

Colin Mansell is cofounder and CEO of RED Academy, a design and technology course provider offering digital marketing and UX design, user interface and communication design, web and application development. The courses imitate a real working agency model, whereby students can work on real client projects to give them first-hand experience. Students and graduates can take part in a variety of courses varying from 5-24 weeks for both full-and part-time students.

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Monday, 02 July 2018 10:00

Close the gap between school and work

Education systems are failing both students and businesses, claims research by Intern Tech. A shocking 48 per cent of UK graduates stated that they struggle to secure jobs in the technology and marketing industries due to lack of skills, and 93 per cent of UK tech firms claimed that the lack of skills holds their businesses back; surely this is the time for change. So before students even reach university, what more can we be doing to better prepare them for the working world and close the widening digital skills gap?

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