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Amazon at the Magic Breakfast, Willow Primary School Tottenham London N17 Teaching Assistant Rita Adu-Gyamf with Emily Carey and pupils with Amazon Kindles
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AWS GetIT winners share their innovation with BBC Click

After winning our AWS GetIT competition, five tech-savvy teenagers from Bishop’s Stortford College in Hertfordshire spoke to the BBC about their innovative app idea.


GetIT students review the world’s biggest cloud education show

More than 65,000 people attended AWS re:Invent 2019 in Las Vegas this year – making it the biggest cloud computing conference in the world. We invited five students from our AWS GetIT programme to the event, and asked them to report back.

Barnardo’s and Amazon bring Christmas cheer to children around the UK

Amazon has partnered with children’s charity Barnardo’s to host a series of children’s “Kidsmas” parties at its sites around the UK during December.

Hour of Code – inspiring children with superstar help

This week Amazon supported Hour of Code with their initiative to introduce tens of millions of children across the world to computer science.

6 ways to get involved with This Is Engineering Day

On Wednesday 6th November, Amazon is supporting This Is Engineering Day – an exciting annual campaign that brings engineering to life for young people around the country. Here’s how you can get involved.

Brownies help Amazon celebrate 200,000th fulfilment tour milestone

Amazon surprised a pack of Brownies at its fulfilment centre in Rugeley by revealing they were the 200,000th public tour visitors in the world this year.

Young learners share their path to success with the help of AWS re/Start

AWS re/Start is a training and job placement programme from Amazon Web Services (AWS) educating learners with little or no technology experience on software development and cloud computing.

For children with cancer, gold is the colour of hope

In September, Amazon goes gold to raise childhood cancer awareness. Its partnership with Children’s Cancer and Leukaemia Group will help fund innovative research projects.

Building careers in computer science with Amazon Future Engineer

Amazon Future Engineer has launched in the UK with a goal to help children and young adults from low-income backgrounds build careers in computer science.

AmazonSmile: you shop, Amazon donates

Jessica Blum, from AmazonSmile UK, discusses our charity-shopping programme.
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