Digital inclusion workshops for young people start to get scary

Franken Toys Franken Toys Franken Toys  When we were invited by MPAC (Merseyside Play Action Council) to deliver some digital inclusion workshops for young people for them we thought YES we can do this and so we did but when we invited a new workshop leader on board to get involved we never realised the horrific results that the young people would be delivering. Back in February the workshop leaders at How Why DIY were all smiles...

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Update on our Social Media Surgery
Jul11

Update on our Social Media Surgery

Back in March we organised a social media surgery for 3rd sector organisations and here is a quick report back from those sessions. Find out who we helped  below. How Why DIY helped Sam Avery to The Comedy Trust is a fantastic organisation that offers comedy workshops at their venue and in the workplace. Sam Avery from Liverpool’s Comedy Trust came along to discuss their Social media needs and if I can remember without the aid...

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Link with Liverpool community college delivers excellent results

Last month we had the pleasure of working with students from Liverpool community college and asked the media students if they could produce some promotional videos for us for Ignite Liverpool.  We have been really pleased with the results especially due to the tight turn around time we had set them. The students took our brief and set out to interpret it in filmic fashion and I think you’ll agree these videos are superb and show...

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Digital Apprenticeships from Liverpool Community College
Feb07

Digital Apprenticeships from Liverpool Community College

I was lucky enough to be invited to the launch of a Digital apprenticeship scheme the other week at the new Liverpool Community College building on Roscoe Lane. It was a great event and when meeting one of the organisers I asked for some digital copies of the paperwork so I could circulate them. So please find them attached. It’s a great scheme so do have a look at the paperwork. Apprenticeship Guidance Notes Available Funding...

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Audioboo: Liverpool digital events from 6th February to 17th February

Guardian Tech weekly it...

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Girl geek Barcamp Manchester
Feb04

Girl geek Barcamp Manchester

Girl geeks based in Manchester are organising a Baramp in March so why not head along. More details below. Following on from our successful ‘Show & Tell’ events, Manchester Girl Geeks are hosting a BarCamp – an all-day interactive ‘unconference‘, where the talks are provided by attendees, and the programme isn’t known until the conference is under way! Think of it as a big, all-day Show&Tell! Typical topics at BarCamps include...

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