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  AET Trustee Greenwood Academy adapts to the harsh Covid-19 landscape with Launch Your Career and sees a 151% rise in student engagement in careers in just two weeks In a recent report by the Gatsby Foundation, which surveyed 369 leaders in education, it was reassuring to find that 72% of schools and colleges believed that careers guidance…

  Today’s the day that students all over the country will be picking up their A-Level/AS level and other results from schools and colleges, only this year we’re seeing a very different picture for our young people.    Due to the current pandemic, all examinations were cancelled earlier this year to ensure the safety of…

With a staggering 90 percent of the world’s learners being impacted by school closures and in response to disrupted school calendars, educators are implementing distance learning programs and hybrid learning scenarios – a combination of distance and in-classroom learning. Schools and districts require education-ready devices, more secure platforms, as well as compelling and effective digital content…

Schools across the West Midlands are being encouraged to sign up for a free Virtual Open Week, designed to help young people explore and fulfil their career aspirations, despite being in lockdown.   The pilot scheme, aimed at those in years 10 and 11, will connect students with local colleges across the West Midlands, supporting…

This week is National Careers Week with a focus on ’empowering positive change through careers education’ and the celebration of Careers Guidance and FREE resources across the UK.  Last year Dev Clever were proud to launch the Worlds FIRST virtual reality careers guidance experience VICTAR VR alongside our online recruitment and careers guidance platform launchyourcareer.com….

  Dev Clever,  leading developer of mobile and immersive experiences, is pleased to announce that its virtual reality careers guidance experience platforms, “VICTAR VR” and Launchyourcareer.com, has been commissioned by Nottinghamshire Police for a pilot programme (the ‘Pilot’) to determine their impact on facilitating a reduction in re-offending youths.   Nottinghamshire Police is one of…

According to a report released today by  Education & Employers  there is a clear disconnect between young people’s career aspirations and jobs in the UK, whether current vacancies or projected demand. This report is based on an international survey of over 8,500 people aged 14-18. There were over 7,000 responses from young people in the…

Business Leader recently sat down with Chris Jeffries, the CEO and founder of Dev Clever, a national software company that is driving the gamification revolution in business throughout the UK. Jeffries talks about how the modern workplace is changing, the growth of VR, and how tech is helping plug the skills gap. CAN YOU GIVE…

Revolutionising education with VR and intelligent platforms In 2014, Dev Clever pioneered the first-ever fully-interactive prospectus, which offered a way for students to receive course information for further education. Chris Jeffries, CEO & Founder of Dev Clever, said that the roll-out of CleverFLIPwas when the company “saw the opportunity to develop something really intuitive for…

WHY WE MUST TRANSFORM CAREERS ADVICE TO FIT THE FUTURE Dev Clever CEO Chris Jeffries says if the younger generation are to prepare themselves for the jobs of tomorrow, we must give them the tools to reach their goals Chris Jeffries The argument that students must be helped to enter the correct career from the…

Mid January saw our very own VICTAR heading over to Miami for the Future or Education Technology Conference as partners of Lenovo.  As Lenovo unveiled the brand new VR Classroom solution 2, we were on hand to showcase VICTAR and the worlds first Virtual Reality Careers experience.  VICTAR will feature in the US as part…

Dev Clever are consistent when it comes to banging the drum for quality career exploration for young people. We even went to great lengths to design and develop www.launchyourcareer.com & VICTAR the worlds first virtual reality careers experience to help schools and careers leads to embed a quality and considered programme into their institutions. With…

If you are heading to the NEC in Birmingham this week for the WorldSkills UK LIVE then make sure you pop along and catch up with our Virtual, Interactive, Careers Training and Apprenticeship Robot VICTAR, back by popular demand!  We are excited to be working in collaboration with WorldSkills UK LIVE, the UK’s largest annual apprenticeships, skills development and careers…

Dev Clever is delighted to announce our partnership with Lenovo, the world’s largest supplier of educational technology.

In Vanguard, players engage in head-to-head space combat in VR, aiming to score the most kills before time runs out in a space-based arena. The Vanguard kiosk experience is a ‘lite’, time restricted version of the full game. Players compete during the set amount of time to earn the most points and climb to the top…

In Vanguard, players engage in head-to-head space combat in VR, aiming to score the most kills before time runs out in a space-based arena. The Vanguard kiosk experience is a ‘lite’, time restricted version of the full game. Players compete during the set amount of time to earn the most points and climb to the top…

Dev Clever’s Launchpad for Employers platform is a mobile optimised, internal learning and development, training and communications platform for employees and team members. The platform is designed to train and develop the skills of each individual across retail locations, as well as providing a centralised hub for internal communications. The platform incorporates Dev Clever’s Engage…

Fancy a free Aperol Spritz, courtesy of Campari and All Bar One? To celebrate 100 years of Aperol Spritz, we created a microsite and emails to help them give away thousands of free Aperol Spritz drinks at All Bar One venues around the country.

If you were unable to attend the NASAS conference, you can view the presentation on Launchpad & VICTAR from Chris here: Launchpad Presentation     

Lookout for Vend2Win from today for your chance to win £1,000 in high street vouchers when you purchase a Britvic product nationwide!

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Devclever is excited to reveal our latest game, Bosch X-LOCK Swipe in association with On The Tools! Play now to test your reactions and win great prizes.

VICTAR is on the way! Now live across all app stores on the Dev Clever VR framework, the first shipment of VR headsets has arrived in our warehouse, and the entire team are busy preparing them to be delivered to schools all across the Midlands.

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Dev Clever is pleased to announce that our new instant win game for Stowford Press is now live in Mitchells & Butlers Ember Inns venues across the country. Call in to your local Ember Inns for your chance to win!

Dev Clever is delighted to announce that the skill based instant win game, The Jewson Twosome in association with On The Tools is now live and available to play via the On The Tools Facebook channel!

VICTAR is looking forward to seeing members of the press this Thursday at the Skills & Apprenticeship Show! For press enquiries and filming opportunities please email info@devclever.co.uk

VICTAR is looking forward to meeting over 2000 school children next Thursday at the Skills & Apprenticeship Show in Wolverhampton. Schools, colleges and employers will also be able to see how VICTAR & Launchpad will change the future of careers guidance for young people.

Last November at the World Skills Show LIVE, Dev Clever announced to the education sector that in early 2019, we will be launching an immersive, Virtual Reality careers guidance experience ‘VICTAR’, designed specifically to help secondary schools across the UK reach the 8 Gatsby Benchmarks.   The World Skills Show LIVE was attended by over…

We are excited to announce that after 3.5 years of development our new careers guidance platform Launchpad successfully went live on Monday, 18th February 2019. Launchpad (Launchyourcareer.com) is a pioneering online platform that brings refreshing innovation to careers education. Dev Clever has worked in collaboration with students, schools, educational institutions, training providers and employers to…

Our exciting multiplayer virtual reality game Vanguard is arriving at Quasar in Harlow this week! It gives players the opportunity to fight it out with up to 8 of their friends in the gladiatorial space arena. This is a ‘lite’ version of the full Vanguard game, allowing fast paced and action-packed battles for a set…

After the great success of VICTAR, our VR careers engine, at the World Skills Show last year, we’ve now begun taking it on tour, showing it off to schools and colleges all around the country. Combined with the Launchpad platform, they are providing a huge shake up of how students will find their dream careers…

We’re delighted to announce that Dev Clever is now publicly listed. This is an exciting step forward for the company and a testament to the commitment and innovation shown by our talented team. We’re very much looking forward to a big and exciting future. Click here to visit our Investors website.

We unveiled our cross-platform, multiplayer, virtual reality game ‘Vanguard’ at EGX in September 2018. Vanguard: Fight for Rudiarius is an alternate future where the Roman Empire never fell, enslaved Gladiators go to battle in vast space arenas, entertaining their captors whilst fighting for freedom. EGX is the UK’s biggest games event, where attendees have the…

The team scooped the ‘Gold’ Award in the hotly contested Event Management category – which focused on the promotion and execution of the College’s ‘Try it’ Open Event. The event featured the College’s new ‘Fast Forward’ Careers Explorer which offers prospective students the chance to find their dream career and the course that could get them there. A…

We attended the World Skills Show in November 2018, where we introduced a very special guest. The World Skills Show is a partnership between businesses, education and Governments that accelerate young people’s careers, giving them the best start in work and life. As digital solutionists it was the perfect platform to showcase ‘VICTAR’ – our…

The World War I VR is a stunning virtual reality experience for young people to commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War. Wearing a VR headset, the user becomes a “virtual soldier”, transported into the horror of the trenches while bullets fly, bombs drop, and biplanes soar overhead. The user is…