Swansea University Copper Jam 2022

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Calling all sixth forms and colleges! Swansea University is inviting students to take part in a Copper Jam to create their own game designing the Hafod Morfa Copperworks. The University organising a Copper Jam in 2022 to share the 3D models we have created from the Hafod Morfa Copperworks site. The models will be made available to participating schools as … Read More

Free STEM Event for Girls in Merthyr Tydfil

Megan ChickEvent, News, News and Events

9.30am-2.30pm | Friday 18th March One of our aims at Technocamps is to encourage girls to consider the STEM careers that are available to them and do our bit to closer the gender gap in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths industries. We host a number of free female-only events to support this cause and work with schools and community … Read More

Preparing the Workforce for 2030: Skills and Education for Robotics and Autonomous Systems

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We recently contributed to a University of Sheffield report which explores best practices and recommendations for teaching robotics. The paper covers the importance of reskilling the UK’s workforce, the importance of ensuring people from all backgrounds have these skills and the importance of staying up-to-date with evolving technological advancements. The report recognises the work Technocamps is doing to improve the … Read More

WiST Webinar | Brand You: Personal Branding and Why it’s Important

Megan ChickEvent, News, News and Events

Our WiST events are aimed at women in the technology sector (or with a keen interest in the industry) to learn from other inspirational women and network with like-minded people. All events are entirely free thanks to funding support from the Welsh Government’s European Social Fund. Our next event will take place via Zoom between 11.45am-1pm on Friday 21st January. … Read More

Transforming Digital Education in Wales

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We have engaged with 65,000+ pupils across Wales to improve the knowledge gaps in digital education. Over the past 20+ years, interest in, knowledge of, and capacity for computing and digital skills has failed to keep pace with the transformational rise of the digital society and economy. This has led to huge knowledge gaps in digital education, and an increasing … Read More

Technocamps Partners with Menter Iaith

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Technocamps will now be working with Menter Iaith Abertawe to promote Welsh language STEM activities in Swansea. We are excited to announce that we will be working with local project Menter Iaith Abertawe to offer workshops and events to Welsh speaking pupils in Swansea. This will give us the ability to increase the opportunities available to pupils and teachers to … Read More

Female Role Models and Technocamps

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It is widely recognised that girls are underrepresented in STEM industries, and Technocamps aims to redress the balance. We offer clubs and seminars exclusively to girls through our GiST Cymru programme. Each workshop is delivered by female engineers and scientists who showcase the opportunities open to Women in STEM. Our WiST (Women in Science and Technology) programme is a network … Read More

Case Study: Sam Chucas

Megan ChickCase Study, News

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

Improving Digital Teaching at our Education Conference

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We recently welcomed over 100 attendees to our 2021 Education Conference, both in-person at the Swansea.com Stadium, and via live stream. The aim of the event was to bring Wales’s digital educators together to share best practice, inform on the newest curriculum changes and promote the available support to them. It is essential that both primary and secondary school teachers … Read More

Swansea Science Festival is a Big Hit

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Last weekend, we explored innovations and ground-breaking moments through history at Swansea Science Festival. We worked with BBC Bitesize’s Grace Webb to offer exclusive virtual STEM sessions to pupils across Wales. Participants were taken on a journey through the ages, exploring innovative and ground-breaking moments throughout the history of machines with the help of Grace and her very own motorbike! … Read More