Fantastic for the interns and apprentices of DISC Digital Independent Specialist College to meet Thomas Shaw co-founder and CTO of https://auxcode.com last month at @digivantage. We love AuxCode OOD’s honesty, truthfulness and inclusive workplace ethos. Thomas is an inspirational individual. We love that he travels sustainably throughout Europe by bike and train helping young individuals
On the A6 Manchester Road in Longsight stands 422 https://422manchester.org/. A Manchester Vinyard project, restoring this magnificent building to create a warm and welcoming community hub, hosting an affordable cafe and kitchen, after school clubs, community pantry, free groups and space for hire for like minded groups and events and services to help alleviate poverty
We have worked with Josh Mangas at Walkden High school for a number of years, taking Digital Advantage both into School and Salford College, where his students gained valuable work experience developing their own digital projects. In this article Joshua Mangas explains how working with industry is helping to change the fortune of disadvantaged young
In August 2017 we worked with Sefton Borough Council to deliver our PopUp programme with a group of teenagers who were at risk of offending or non-school attendance. Children & Young People Now magazine featured the project in this months issue.