We are delighted to announce that we have teamed up with Sky Academy to offer 50 people the chance to get an in depth look at what Sky Academy does and learn more about the opportunities available in TV production.
The Society is offering 20 bursaries to students studying Television Production and Broadcast Journalism courses at accredited universities. A further five technology bursaries are also available to students studying Computing and Engineering at some of the top courses at British universities.
Wednesfield High School was declared the winner at the grand finale of Midlands Centre’s schools challenge, during a ceremony hosted by the BBC at its Birmingham headquarters in June.
Ten schools were represented, and the prize for the winning team, which was awarded by BBC Midlands Today presenter Nick Owen, was a VIP tour of BBC Birmingham.
Unemployed young people can benefit from the BBC’s new Make It Digital traineeship.
From today, 5,000 opportunities will be available in 60 locations across the UK to enhance young people’s digital and employability skills.
Unemployed people aged 16 to 24 year olds and who have fewer than two A Levels can register their interest through their local Jobcentre Plus.
Twofour Broadcast, the production company behind hit fixed-rig series such as Educating Yorkshire has been hard at work with new TV documentary,The Kings & Queens of Speech. Drawing to a close on Sky1, the series followed six schools preparing for a national debating competition.