Innovation challenge for students

ENTRIES to a digital innovation challenge for local students are being encouraged.

The Digital Innovator Challenge is looking for teams of up to five post-14 students to build a digital solution to the following problem statement: ‘High street footfall is down and town is less visually appealing. How can it be rejuvenated to make it an attractive destination?’

The competition is supported by First Central and organised by the Digital Greenhouse.

Digital Greenhouse Guernsey.. (29137381)

‘Now, more than ever, we are seeing the demand for digitally skilled and inspired people to support the economic growth of Guernsey,’ said Lucy Kirby, director at the Digital Greenhouse.

‘This competition and our partnership with First Central aims to support that development and help young people in Guernsey learn digital skills and earn valuable experience outside of the classroom.’

The winning team of the 2020 competition with Ben Wratten from the Digital Greenhouse, Dan Hunter from the College of FE, John Davison and Dan Edmonds from First Central. (29137395)

John Davison, chief information officer at First Central Group, said: ‘Helping Guernsey’s young talent improve their skills is essential to the island’s workforce and to our local industry. It’s the business community’s responsibility to help train the next generation and we’re committed to helping the digital sector with this competition and our ongoing Innovator Programme.’

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