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Alumni App Reimagines Clinical Forms for Speech Pathology Students

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Alumni App helps speech pathology students fill out clinical forms online.

The Reimagine Education conference, hosted in partnership with QS Quacquarelli Symonds and The Wharton School, has shortlisted two General Assembly alumni for its global education award. The conference takes place from December 7-9 in Philadelphia.

Sonya Corcoran and Terry So, graduates from WDI at General Assembly’s Sydney campus, partnered over the past year to bring together their experiences from programming and education to create a new app for university students called CAPTain—which stands for Comprehensive Auditory Perceptual Training.

The conference and the Reimagine Education Awards will recognize their collaborations by other higher education professionals from around the world.

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Meet Pedro, General Assembly London Web Development Graduate

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This week in the The Mirror, an article about how General Assembly London is helping bridge the U.K.’s digital skills gap through education. A graduate of our full-time Web Development Immersive program, Pedro Maltez, shared his story:

“I could see training was the only way forward as I had no idea how to get an entry-level job in the area which interested me — coding.”

Within a matter of weeks he started on a 12-week web development course with General Assembly in London.

“It was ideal, as it provided me with all the necessary skills I needed to start computer coding and web development. It was five days a week plus study in the evening so it was demanding. I was commuting more than two hours every day but it was worth it.”

In July, three weeks after finishing his course, Pedro started his current job as a web developer for Adaptive Lab, where he works on clients’ websites.

Read the full article here.