AWS GetIT Impact

AWS GetIT is a fully funded programme that we are delivering in partnership with Amazon Web Services.

We are now in our second year of the programme and proud to share the impact and fantastic feedback received from students and teachers.

You can find out more about getting involved in AWS GetIT at the end of this page.

The programme outcomes according to teachers

  • Exceptional exposure to real the AWS workplace at the bootcamps
  • Provoking teamwork and collaborative thinking
  • Developing students presentations skills and confidence
  • Demonstrating that there is a range of different roles in this industry, not just for programmers
  • Inspiring students to consider taking a tech GCSE as well as considering a career in tech

Impact Dashboard

2018/2019

2019/2020

Schools taking part in AWS Get IT

36

100

Young people reached through assemblies

5,582
17,773

Bootcamps in London

3
6

What do students say about AWS Get IT?

It made me understand that the app isn’t just about making. It is about who needs it.

An inspirational way to develop our interests and give us opportunities.

I got to hear about people in this business and it inspired me to push harder to achieve our app and to pursue such a career in future.

It taught me valuable skills to take to the rest of my team. It made me want to have a career in IT.

It successfully inspired, me and it caught my interest immediately. All sessions were engaging and fun

Inspiring, exciting and an incredible experience that I'm glad that I attended.

It was a huge opportunity and I learnt a lot from all the sessions and staff about how to develop our idea. It was also really inspiring and exciting

I loved it and would love to have a career here or in technology

Absolutely amazing experience. More companies should do this.

81
students felt equipped with the skills to be able to stand up and present their ideas
98
students rated the programme 4 out of 5!
82
students said that the ambassador delivering the assembly was engaging and inspiring
77
students said that the assembly made them want to take part in the programme
93
students said that attending the Summit was an amazing finale to the programme
94
students felt more able to bring their app ideas to life
78
students said that seeing their ambassador again in school really helped them with their project

What do teachers say about AWS Get IT?

Hugely beneficial to pupils. Very impressed

A brilliant experience for the teachers and the students

It provided an insight to the process behind building apps and tech. Allowed for especially girls to get involved and hands on in tech.

Very positive. Great to have a relationship with the tech industry! Students really enjoyed the programme! Thank You!

97
teachers said that their students were inspired and motivated to take part in the programme after the assembly
91
teachers said that the ambassador delivering the assembly was engaging and inspiring
76
teachers said that they felt supported by the information available to run the programme in their school

Click below to register your interest in AWS Get IT programme

I along with my colleagues from Amazon Web Services want to visit your school, meet your students and inspire and educate them about their future career pathways. We are passionate about filling the digital skills gap in the UK and improving communication and education around diversity within the technology industry.

Sonia OuartiHead of Marketing Northern Europe | AWS

This is going to be a fantastic programme - we can't wait to meet lots of inspirational young people and help them break down the gender stereotypes within the IT industry as well as gain digital skills for the future

Lucy MosesProject Manager | Future Foundations

I'm very proud of the work that we do up and down the country, and look forward to partnering with AWS to transform the lives of young people in new and exciting ways

Jonathan HarperChief Executive Officer | Future Foundations