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My name is Adam and I am a wannabe-web and app developer, currently taking part on the Ladders Software Development course. If I am honest, out of all the courses for coding I have been on, the Ladders course...
After a very successful year from last year’s Ladders programme in Newcastle City Centre, it was only right for us to continue the journey on the other side of the river – Sunderland, our HQ this time based in...
Ladders has recently been mentioned in BDAILY: Speaking on the relaunch of the programme, Ladders Coordinator, Cal Kilpatrick said: “Young people deserve more support in making decisions about their careers. “Ladders is an opportunity for beneficiaries to test the water, developing...
Creative Enterprise students from Burnside Business and Enterprise College took part in a thought-provoking day of visits and talks from local businesses in Whitley Bay for day one of the TICE create stage. With coffees at the ready, we...
On a very rainy Tuesday morning at Sunderland University, based in the fine art and design building, students from Hebburn Comprehensive School and John Spence High School were on their way their way to face the Create Stage of...
Last Thursday I travelled down to an amazing school in Abingdon near Oxford to deliver a CPD textile training sessions for a group of early years and primary school teachers from The Manor Preparatory School and one of their...
If you’re like us and enjoy listening to music, the rhythm and the beat then come along to Miners Hall, where they invest in your dreams, no dream is too big! The Miners Hall was constructed in 1893 and it...
The sessions for Ladders Film & TV began at Sunderland University – impressively they have recently jumped 30 places from 2016 to 2017 in the Guardian rankings. As if it couldn’t get any better, they have their own dedicated cinema room, radio station...
The second part of the Generator and This is Creative Enterprise songwriting masterclass commenced at Loft Music Studios on the 23rd September, this time focusing on the business side of the music industry. The morning was a panel based...
Music mastermind, Sam Burt and textiles extraordinaire, Charlotte Liddle from our TICE team were fortunate to meet Year 2 students at South Wellfield First School, Whitley Bay. In light of their science week activities, we thought we’d provide an extra...
The Ladders team, Generator and This is Creative Enterprise (TICE) recently teamed up to deliver two songwriting masterclasses with some amazing guests at Blast and Loft recording studios. The first session at Blast focused on creativity and was hosted by...
(Photo by Jon Forster) My name is Rebecca James, I am a singer-songwriter who attended the recently completed cohort two of the Ladders Music Programme and I cannot speak highly enough of how enriching and career-defining it has been. The...