New Pytch Web App helps students to code

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Pytch has just launched their brand new web app designed to help students in writing their own programs, with the aim to make Python coding accessible to learners of all levels by providing interactive tools and resources. Pytch uses the learners pre-existing knowledge of clock based programming languages like Scratch to give them a head start when programming more advanced, … Read More

Launching Technocamps Advanced!

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Join us this summer for our FREE Technocamps Advanced workshops tailored for ages 16-19! From mastering Canva to programming a LEGO robot, our workshops are packed with exciting opportunities to expand your digital skills! Whether you have some coding knowledge or just dipping your toes into the digital world, there’s something for all at Technocamps Advanced. Every Tuesday and ThursdayStarting … Read More

GiST Event Celebrates International Women’s Day

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In March, we hosted our annual Girls in STEM event, where we welcomed pupils from Birchgrove Comprehensive, Gowerton and Ystalyfera schools to our GiST Media Production workshops. Prior to the workshop, the girls were tasked with researching their Women in STEM inspiration. In the workshop, pupils were introduced to the state-of-the-art media suite on campus at Swansea University and were … Read More

Case Study: Sean Powell

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Sean works as the Associate Curriculum Partner (Digital) for the South East Wales Education Achievement Service (EAS), supporting all schools across 5 local authorities. His role involves supporting schools with the leadership of digital skills, providing professional learning to schools on the range of tools available on Hwb and through Apple and supporting schools with school improvement and essentially anything … Read More

Game of Codes 2024

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This March our Cardiff hub hosted the Game of Codes coding competition with this year’s theme centred around Sport and Health. This year, the competition saw the participation of 3 individual finalists and 13 teams. From wearable karate point-scoring t-shirts, olympic themed mini-games, clicker games promoting healthy eating and digital top trumps of weird and wonderful sports from around the … Read More

Empowering Women in STEM: International Women’s Day Celebration

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Technocamps annual International Women’s Day Celebration event on Wednesday 8 March 2024. International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future. Annually, thousands of events are held throughout the world to inspire women and celebrate achievements. A global web of rich and diverse local activity connects women from all … Read More

Game of Codes Competition 2024 is back!

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Game of Codes is back with Technocamps pan-Wales National Game of Codes Programming Competition. The competition will enable interested pupils to develop their problem solving, communication, and teamwork skills while improving their knowledge of computer programming in a fun and inventive way. The challenge is to create a piece of software using Sport and Health as the theme.  Examples could … Read More

Annual Report 2023

Rasa MombeiniAnnual Report

This report provides a snapshot of the various initiatives in which Technocamps has been involved throughout 2023. Engagements with primary and secondary schools, initiatives for upskilling teachers, our business engagement activities with IoC in Wales and the research initiatives within Education, History and Philosophy (EHP) research arm. All in all, we’ve had a successful year, thanks to the commitment of our … Read More

Elevate your tech skills with our Coding Workshops

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Would you like to upskill? Check out our upcoming Coding Workshops at Swansea university’s Singleton Campus. They are entirely free for learners. These coding short courses are designed to help you build in-demand skills and knowledge to help you get ahead. Technocamps Coding Workshop 1 An introduction to Python programming 10am – 12noon  on  Friday 1 March 10am – 12noon  on  Friday 8 March Technocamps … Read More

The BBC micro:bit playground survey has launched!

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The BBC micro:bit playground survey has launched! Primary school teachers and pupils across the UK can continue their adventures with the micro:bit by taking part in the exciting new project, the BBC micro:bit playground survey. It’s the perfect summer term project for 7-11-year-olds where children get to learn all about their playground environment through a series of engaging, fun and cross-curricular … Read More