10 Arloeswr Du mewn Cyfrifiadureg

Megan ChickBlog, Newyddion

Each October, we honour Black History Month by sharing, celebrating and understanding the impact of Black heritage and culture. Let’s take a look at 10 Black pioneers in Computer Science that have made the industry what it is today.. 1. Katherine JohnsonYou may know of Katherine Johnson from the film Hidden Figures. Her work as a mathematician and “human computer” … Read More

Penderfyniadau, Dilemâu a Thechnolegau Digidol

Megan ChickBlog, Newyddion, Newyddion a Digwyddiadau

[Blog by Delivery Officer Nia John] It has been an interesting academic year, to say the least – school closures, learning from home and self-isolation have become routine. However, that doesn’t mean that everything is different, and for thousands of pupils across Wales, now is the time to be making decisions about their futures by choosing their GCSE and A-Level … Read More

Defnyddio Minecraft i wella cynlluniau cynaliadwyedd Caerdydd

Megan ChickBlog, Newyddion

[Blog by Technocamps Delivery Officer, Laura Choy] Minecraft captures an element of artistic freedom that many other mediums haven’t yet matched. The ability to model a 3-dimensional world with simple tools enables visions and ideas to take form with ease. During my youth, I spent many hours with my peers building elegant constructions and venturing off into the diverse biomes … Read More

TGAU Technoleg Ddigidol Newydd yng Nghymru: (Bron) Popeth y Mae Angen i chi ei Wybod

Megan ChickBlog, Newyddion

The Digital Technology GCSE will be introduced to schools in Wales in September 2021. Here’s (nearly) everything you need to know about it… The inspiration for the course was a 2018 report, launched by Qualification Wales with Technocamps at Swansea University’s Computational Foundry, “ICT Qualifications need Fundamental Reform, say Regulator”. The report concluded a need for a new digital based … Read More

Un Byd, Un Dechnoleg

Megan ChickBlog, Newyddion, Newyddion a Digwyddiadau

[Blog by Susan Monkton, Schools Liaison Officer at our Cardiff Hub] The last 12 months have certainly been an experience. Not only have we experienced a global pandemic, but we have also seen protests, politics and panic buying! We have all discovered the way the world can work if it really has to, and the benefits and challenges that can … Read More

Hwyl rithwir STEM gyda'r Brownies a Guides

Megan ChickBlog, Newyddion

[Blog by Technocamps Schools Liaison Officer, Joanne Ralph] I have been Schools Liaison Officer for Technocamps for the past two years and before that I was a secondary school science teacher. Within both roles I have always strived to engender enthusiasm for STEM subjects in young people, especially girls. My daughter was a Brownie, and every week came home excited … Read More

Sut i Wneud yn siŵr eich bod chi'n Seiberddiogel

Megan ChickBlog, Newyddion

[Blog by Technocamps Delivery Officer, Olga Petrovska] Do you remember a time when hearing “You’ve got mail” caused elation? For today’s internet user that feels rather surreal, and yet it was a reality some 20 years ago. With the development of technology, our notion of online is being continuously redefined. Just think about how much time you spend connected these … Read More

Annog Merched i Astudio STEM

Megan ChickBlog

Only 26% of STEM graduates are female. This shocking (yet probably unsurprising) number may well be increasing, but very slowly. There remains a long way to go before we realise a gender-balanced pipeline of fully literate school leavers and graduates entering the job market. One of the main issues is a huge lack of representation in these fields. With men … Read More

Dysgu gyda Lego yn ystod y Cyfyngiadau Symud

Megan ChickBlog

Our Bangor Hub Coordinator, Alex Clewett, had a very productive lockdown. Here, he talks about his experience with the new Lego Education SPIKE Prime set, and how he designed, built and coded his own carnival rides (with his children)… Back in May, as I was struggling to juggle home-schooling my three daughters and my job as Regional Coordinator for Technocamps … Read More