So here we are, the TICE 'Graduates' of 2018. Wednesday just gone, (20th June) has seen 161 young people realise potential, grown in confidence and be celebrated for their achievements and commitment to the TICE programme from 16 schools throughout the...
On the 18th April, the Ladders team reunited at Software City again after the Easter break. This session started with a more in-depth discussion of the projects the talent is expected to make. One of the main outcomes of...
Last week the newest cohort of Ladder’s students had their introductory session into the Ladders course. The course will feature four elements to it that the students will go through: the creative course, where students will learn a variety...
It isn't often one gets to do what one wants in this world. Really, it isn't. But this – the first ever TICE Creative Writing Explore Stage - gave me the chance to pull together two days where I...
Here we are! The Explore stage of our brand new area, Textiles & Surface Design, mentored by the wonderful Charlotte Liddle. Since this is a brand new area for this year, you may have a few questions in mind....
When looking at the music industry, we only see the glamorous, external aspects – the popstars, the tours and the paparazzi parading every move an artist makes. What we don’t see is what’s hidden behind the spotlight. Who writes...
Here we are, the Explore Stage of TICE Computer Science! The North East tech industry is truly in a league of its own with it being worth almost £1bn and growing at an incredibly fast rate. So, let’s say...
Two of our Artist Tutors, Charly Liddle and Sam Burt, spent a fantastic day at Bailey Green Primary School in February delivering a fun and creative music and art workshop to year 6 pupils. The overall message was to...
As ever, our TICE Graphics mentor, Mark Pattinson, truly put students to the test for this year’s Explore Stage. 18 students from Hebburn Comprehensive School and John Spence Community High School had the chance to explore every possibility over...
The Creative Enterprise Explore stage provides students with the opportunity to engage with business owners and key industry connectors across a range of creative and digital industries.  Those who have taken the leap into self-employment or are working within...