Astudiaeth Achos: Leigh Edwards

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Since receiving his first computer as a gift at age 11 (25 years ago), Leigh Edwards has had an interest in how computers can be a vehicle for creativity, and how varied this can be. He is now a teacher at Hirwaun Primary School near Aberdare in Rhondda Cynon Taf, where he is the school’s Digital Champion, responsible for DCF … Read More

Astudiaeth Achos: Luke Clement

Megan ChickAstudiaeth Achos, Newyddion

Our Operations Manager, Luke Clement, has recently completed our Degree Apprenticeship programme at Swansea University. Here, we look at how it has helped him improve his knowledge of computing and progress his career. Luke has been working for Technocamps for 5 years, initially as a Delivery Officer and now as the Operations Manager based at our main hub in Swansea. … Read More

Astudiaeth Achos: Kay Morris ac Eryl Jones

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Tell us a little about yourself and your workKay: I am a Senior ICT Advisory Teacher with Ceredigion County Council and have been in post for over 10 years. Before that, I was a secondary ICT teacher.Eryl: I’m working with Kay as an ICT advisory teacher in Ceredigion. I was a primary school teacher for about 20 years before being … Read More

Astudiaeth Achos: Lauren Powell

Megan ChickAstudiaeth Achos, Newyddion

Before going to university, Lauren didn’t know what she wanted to do. After learning about Computer Science, she became passionate about Technocamps’ work and doing her bit to encourage young people (especially girls!) into STEM. At school, Lauren enjoyed maths but wasn’t interested in doing a degree in it. When she came across Computer Science at a careers event, she … Read More

Astudiaeth Achos: Kane Pirankar ac Abena Amo

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Kane and Abena are undertaking their placement years with Technocamps at our Swansea hub. We chatted to them about their love for tech and where they see their careers going after graduating… Tell us a little about yourselves.Kane: I’m Kane, I grew up in London and moved to Swansea for university and I love F1! I studied Computer Science at … Read More

Astudiaeth Achos: Sam Chucas

Megan ChickAstudiaeth Achos, Newyddion

A few years ago, Sam was a French teacher, but after he started teaching some ICT and got an insight into the world of digital education, he joined Technocamps’ VTCT Technoteach course. He pursued a role in the ICT department and a lot has changed for him since! The course made him appreciate the different ways computer science can be … Read More

Astudiaeth Achos: Dave Breeze

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Dave is a Software Developer at Vizolution, a fintech company based in Swansea Bay. It was through his role at Vizolution that he signed up for our fully-funded Degree Apprenticeship programme. Dave initially got into computer science purely as a way to solve problems. He was working in an admin job and there were dozens of repetitive tasks being done … Read More

Astudiaeth Achos: Aled-Wyn John

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Aled works within Swansea University‘s Estates department as a systems administrator and has a keen interest in sports. He was first made aware of the Degree Apprenticeship programme through his line manager and jumped at the chance of getting involved. After a short interview and a small test, he was accepted onto the course… Aled had an interest in IT … Read More

Astudiaeth Achos: Dan Evans

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Dan lives near the small village of Bethesda in North Wales and is currently studying a BSc in Computer Information Systems at Bangor University. He is also a Delivery Officer at Technocamps’ Bangor Hub. This year, he has been able to expand his degree programme, by being offered a placement year with Technocamps starting in September. Dan’s first interaction with … Read More

Astudiaeth Achos: Derek Leung

Megan ChickAstudiaeth Achos, Newyddion

Derek attended Ysgol David Hughes, where Technocamps participated in several workshops for skills days amongst other activities. He was involved with a number of Technocamps workshops, one of which included using code to spawn blocks and change the environment in Minecraft, which inspired Derek’s interest in Computer Science. He was also involved in a Technocamps competition held at Venue Cymru, … Read More