Newsbyte: Autumn 2023

Rasa MombeiniNewyddion, Newyddion a Digwyddiadau, Cylchlythyr

Technocamps team

Shwmae and welcome to the Autumn 2023 edition of Newsbyte! We’re in a new academic year and we have big plans for the winter. As always, get in touch if there is anything we can help you with. Here’s what we have been up to since the last edition…

Technocamps Supporting Hwb Minecraft Computer Science Progression Pathway Pilot

Luke ClementNewyddion

Technocamps are supporting a new pilot course for a Computer Science Progression Pathway in Minecraft Education which will have Clear, Cohesive Progression from Progression Steps 2 to 5. The pilot will be split across Progression Step 2 (Lower Primary), Progression Step 3 (Upper Primary), Progression Step 4 (Lower Secondary) and Progression Step 5 (Middle/Upper Secondary).  Minecraft are looking for schools to be part of a pilot programme for this pathway! Numbers … Read More

Hwb yn Cyflwyno – Gweminar Technocamps – Dechrau Ar Gyflwyno CiG gyda micro:bits! Tachwedd 7fed 4yp

Luke ClementNewyddion

microbits

On November 7th at 4pm, we will be providing a Hwb Presents Extra webinar for practitioners in Wales. Join us for a 45 minute introductory session on delivering the Curriculum for Wales using micro:bits! This session should give you an introduction to programming using the micro:bit and explore how you could apply its use across the Areas of Learning and Experience … Read More

Astudiaeth Achos: Archbishop McGrath

Megan ChickAstudiaeth Achos, Newyddion, Newyddion a Digwyddiadau, Workshops & Events Case Study

Thomas Fricker took part in our Robotics Competition back in 2016 and – along with his fellow team members from Archbishop McGrath Comprehensive School and teacher Fiona Greenwood – won at our grand final. This year, he supported his younger sister and the 2023 Archbishop McGrath team in their bid to reclaim the title of Champions! Here’s his story… Thomas … Read More

Clybiau Codio ôl-Ysgol ar gyfer Disgyblion yng Nghymru

Rasa MombeiniNewyddion

two boys are coding sphero by the laptop

Our commitment to providing children with the skills they need to develop and grow continues. We offer after-school code clubs for children aged 9-16. Technoclub is an opportunity for young people to gain computing experience during interactive sessions outside of school. The club provides a free weekly session where pupils will learn new Computer Science skills whilst working towards an end project goal. … Read More

Newsbyte: Haf 2023

Megan ChickNewyddion, Cylchlythyr

Shwmae a chroeso i rifyn Haf 2023 o Newsbyte! Mae’r haul yn tywynnu, mae’r flwyddyn ysgol yn dod i ben ac mae cynlluniau mawr gyda ni ar gyfer y tymor newydd. Fel bob amser, cysylltwch â ni oes allen ni helpu gydag unrhyw beth. Rydyn ni wedi bod yn brysur ers y rhifyn ddiwethaf…

Free Certified CPD Programme for Primary School Teachers *Course Now Full*

Megan ChickDigwyddiad, Newyddion, Newyddion a Digwyddiadau

We are offering a free 10-session virtual CPD programme for primary school teachers with the aim of improving knowledge of Computer Science and Computational Thinking, and applying these skills in the classroom and across the school. Following the success of the virtual training sessions we offered primary school teachers during the lockdown period, we are pleased to be able to … Read More

Cwrs DPP am ddim i athrawon uwchradd

Megan ChickNewyddion

Following the popularity of our CPD course for computing teachers, we’re now offering free training courses for teachers of any subject! Whatever your subject, any secondary school teachers are eligible to join our virtual course to upskill through sessions on computational thinking and programming concepts and how to implement them across the curriculum for Wales. The course is split into … Read More

Brwydro 'Botiaid yn ein Cystadleuaeth Flynyddol

Megan ChickNewyddion, Newyddion a Digwyddiadau

Pupils from 23 teams went head to head in our 2023 RAF Robotics Competition grand finals in North Wales and South Wales! The theme of this year’s competition was Green Machines, and pupils from across Wales were challenged to design and create a robot that could tackle climate change. In their teams, participants considered whether the robot could sort recycling, … Read More

Academi STEM 2023

Megan ChickDigwyddiad, Newyddion, Newyddion a Digwyddiadau

Anyone who has ever taken part in our workshops knows that we have a knack of turning complicated science and technology into fun and interesting activities! This Summer, we are inviting you to do something a bit different and really exciting over the summer holidays. Come along to our STEM Academy for some science-based activities in South Wales. We have … Read More