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How I turned an idea into a project with £1200 of funding using Hubbub

January 15, 2013 | admin

Last March, I received my Raspberry Pi in the post after waiting months and spending all day trying to pre order one when the site went down due to the huge popularity of the little device.

And when I finally got hold of this swanky new piece of tech I thought to myself, as many of us do – “What do I do with it now?”

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German youth apprenticeship system keeps labor market afloat

January 15, 2013 | lisa

 

COLOGNE, Germany — Following 12 years of elementary- and high-school education in Germany, 22-year-old Sabrina Kleinsorg had to make a decision for her professional career two years ago.  “Most of my fellow students wanted to go to university, opted for a higher education, but I wanted to earn money immediately, while learning a profession at the same time,” Kleinsorg says.  Her own family history includes mostly blue-collar workers, and Kleinsorg’s parents favored an education in skilled crafts and trades for their daughter. Apprentice Sabrina Kleinsorg talks to trainees Fabian Hartmann, left, and Andre Etzweiler, right, at the Ford plant in Cologne, Germany.  For Kleinsorg,  the choice was easy:  She opted for an apprenticeship in the field of engineering. Read More