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Take a Code Break! Your weekly dose of inspiration, community and computer science. Code.org® is a non profit organisation dedicated to expanding access to computer science in schools and increasing participation by women and underrepresented youth. It is designed mainly for teachers in order to help them deliver computer Science.
Age: Courses available for all ages
Academy of Cyber Security has produced some engaging You-Tube videos to help you understand what cyber security is all about. You can start with beginners and move onto intermediate and advanced.
Age: 7 – 18 years
TeenTech City of Tomorrow
TeenTech offers students aged 8-13 the opportunity to apply their knowledge of science, technology and engineering to create their City of Tomorrow where no ideas are too big and everything is smarter, kinder and safer than before. You can take part online in one of their Live Build Days or run the project independently at home!
Age: 8 – 13 years
iDEA – The Inspiring Digital Enterprise Award is a programme that helps you develop digital, enterprise and employability skills for free. Learners take part in a series of challenges in order to win badges. It’s the digital equivalent of the Duke of Edinburgh Award.
Mini courses include coding, growth hacking, blockchain, e-safety, virtual reality, social media.
Age: All ages
Hackthebox – Penetration Testing Labs
Hack The Box is an online platform allowing you to test your penetration testing skills and exchange ideas and methodologies with thousands of people in the security field. Clink the ‘join’ box on the home page to hack their invite challenge, then get started on one of their many live machines or challenges.
Age: Advanced – 14 years plus
The wargames offered by the OverTheWire community can help you to learn and practice security concepts in the form of fun-filled games. To find out more about all the different games available
Age: 14 Advanced – 14 years plus
VulnHub provides materials allowing anyone to gain practical hands-on experience with digital security, computer applications and network administration tasks.
Age: Advanced – 14 years plus
CyberTV showcases fantastic industries interviews, topical discussions by students, trips and visits and work experience.
Immersive Labs Students’ Digital Cyber Academy™
The Immersive Labs Students Digital Cyber Academy is free for those in part-time or full-time study in the UK. Students must be aged 14 and over and have a college or university email address in order to register.
A free online platform for learning cyber security, using hands-on exercises and labs, all through your browser. Learn by following a structured pathway or guide your own learning. Start your own private hackable machines (no sharing) and use your skills in a real-world environment by completing guided, objective-based tasks.