18
January
2024
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14:06
Europe/London

University of Manchester announced as education partner for the Manchester Digital Skills Festival

Each February, Greater Manchester’s vibrant digital and tech sector takes centre stage as Manchester Digital hosts the Digital Skills Festival – a week-long celebration of the sector, its businesses and people. 

The festival welcomes all as it spotlights the region’s successes, address the challenges faced, and forge lasting connections to tackle them. 

The University of Manchester is pleased to be an education partner for 2024, at a time when we are working closely with businesses, partners and training providers to develop and evolve our professional learning and digital skills offer.  

What does the event include? 

The festival runs from 5 to 9 February 2024 at venues across Manchester, with a distinct theme for each day such as talent, professional development and apprenticeships.  

Associate Vice President for Blended and Flexible Learning, Professor Danielle George

The University of Manchester is delighted to join as an educational sponsor for the Manchester Digital Skills Festival. Flexible and lifelong learning are central to the University’s strategy, and we aim to deliver pathways to support our learners throughout their entire lifetimes. This is an exciting time for us as we work together with them and other partners to co-create innovative programmes to address their needs.

Associate Vice President for Blended and Flexible Learning, Professor Danielle George

As well as exhibiting at the event, the University will be showcasing the opportunities available to both businesses and individuals for collaboration, study and professional development alongside specific activities such as: 

  • supporting Talent Day CV clinics 
  • hosting a virtual or in-person Industry Insights session for school/college and  
  • attending a bespoke educators' industry insights Professional Development Day session​ 

With a focus on flexible learning this is a great opportunity to share with others that Lifelong and flexible learning are central to the Universities Our Future Strategy, as we aim to further develop inclusive and accessible education, and to be a learning partner for life.  

Professor Danielle George, Associate Vice-President for Blended and Flexible Learning,  said: "The University of Manchester is delighted to join as an educational sponsor for the Manchester Digital Skills Festival. Flexible and lifelong learning are central to the University’s strategy, and we aim to deliver pathways to support our learners throughout their entire lifetimes. This is an exciting time for us as we work together with them and other partners to co-create innovative programmes to address their needs.” 

To find out more: https://digitalskillsfestival.com/  

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