46 Teachers Begin an Accredited Technoteach CPD Course

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At the start of the Autumn Term, over 46 Teachers from across Wales have begun an extensive, year-long, accredited CPD Course delivered by Technocamps. The CPD course is a (QCF) Level 3 Certificate in Computing for Teachers which is accredited by VTCT. The course aims to provide teachers – both Primary and Secondary – with the knowledge and skills to … Read More

Seventeen Teachers Celebrate Qualification Success

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On 5th July 2017, seventeen teachers – from both Primary and Secondary schools across South Wales – became the second cohort of learners to successfully achieve the (QCF) Level 3 Certificate of Computing for Teachers as part of a year-long Technoteach CPD programme. This Technoteach CPD programme is supported by the National Science Academy through the Welsh Government to up-skill teachers to … Read More

FREE Accredited CPD Opportunity for Teachers across Wales!

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Technocamps is once again offering a fantastic, unique opportunity to teachers from both primary and secondary schools across Wales; training towards the accredited QCF-Level 3 Certificate in Computing for Teachers, commencing in the Autumn Term 2017. Technocamps is offering this qualification absolutely FREE to teachers and schools. This qualification provides teachers with a wealth of content and pedagogical knowledge to enable and enhance … Read More

DVLA Coding Challenge – Imagine it, Code it, Build it, Win it!

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DVLA is running a Wales National Coding Challenge for 7 to 11-year-olds sponsored and supported by Technocamps, in association with Code Club and the STEM Ambassador hub Wales, Incredible Oceans, Brake, The four Police Forces in Wales and School Beat, Road Safety Wales, The Fire and Rescue Service and the British Army.  This competition is specifically aimed at Primary schools … Read More

£1.3 Million to Expand School Computer Coding in Wales

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Cabinet Secretary for Education Kirsty Williams has announced today a £1.3 Million investment to support the plan ‘Cracking the Code’ which aims to expand and support computer coding across Wales. Ms Williams said:  ‘Today I am pleased to launch ‘Cracking the Code – a plan to expand code clubs in every part of Wales.’  The plan sets out how Welsh … Read More

Swansea University School of Education, Public Seminar

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The reform of STEM education – especially in the wider socio-economic context of developing high-value science and technology skills – appears to be on every nation’s agenda. In Wales, with the publication – and now implementation – of The Donaldson Report (“Successful Futures”), we are starting to see the emergence of the new Areas of Learning & Experience (AoLE), supported … Read More

Welsh Technoclub to Represent the UK at the 2017 Robotics World Festival in St Louis, USA

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A robotics Technoclub at Ysgol Gyfun Emlyn, Carmarthenshire has been invited to represent the UK in the annual FIRST® Robotics World Festival taking place in St Louis USA at the end of April. Team Lightning is delighted to be the very first Welsh team to represent the UK in the 25-year history of the Robotics World Festival. The World Festival is the accumulation … Read More

Hendrefoilan Primary School Children Learn to Code

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A pioneering coding club started by Jimi Breisford-Smith; a pupil in Year 6 at Hendrefoilan Primary School is now being supported by Technocamps. At the club, pupils have been self-teaching themselves concepts such as web development, Javascript, and more. Members of the club are very enthusiastic and choose to spend time in the club during their lunch break.  Technocamps was … Read More

Game of Codes Sciensational Superheroes Challenge 2016

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Technocamps is running a pan-Wales National Programming Challenge.  The challenge will enable interested pupils to develop their problem solving, communication and teamwork skills as well as improving their knowledge of computer programming in a fun and innovative way. The challenge is to create a piece of software using “Superheroes of Science” as the theme.  You can focus on looking into … Read More