The £63 Billion Digital Skills Gap

For those who know me well, know I love technology. To those who know technology understand the need for Digital Skills.

So for me, there has never been a better time to be alive. Today’s world from a technology point of view is changing so quickly it’s hard to keep up.

This is both good and bad depending on what side of the fence you sit, when you were born and also your core relationship with technology.

Let’s give a couple of examples.

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I knew zero code…now I know a little.

Well, almost zero.

I’m going into the NorthCoders Coding Bootcamp from a standing start with absolutely ZERO JavaScript knowledge.

Roll back the clock a couple of months then the above would have been true. I knew nothing apart from how to print “Hello World!” to the screen and definitely didn’t know the difference between Var, Let and Const.

Things are slightly different now.

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Why I’m Doing A Coding Bootcamp!

I have taken the plunge and am doing a Full Stack Javascript Coding Bootcamp with Northcoders over the next 12 weeks.

For a long time now I’ve wanted to learn how to code.

I consider people that know how to code as having super powers, the ability to turn keystrokes on a keyboard to a ‘thing’ on the screen blew my mind the first time I saw it. So much so that for the last 3-4 years learning how has been a thought that never went away.

A couple of things…why & how?

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