She Inspires Me: Profiling Inspirational Women for International Women’s Day

Megan ChickNews, News and Events

For International Women’s Day 2021, we celebrated by inviting members of the public to share profiles of the women who inspire them most. To celebrate International Women’s Day, we asked secondary school pupils to share achievements of women, particularly in STEM disciplines, that have inspired them. She Inspires Me aimed to showcase a variety of inspirational women in STEM subjects … Read More

Robotics, Micro:Bit and the state-of-the-art of Technology in Education Webinar

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SERAS, the UK’s nationwide network for Skills and Education for Robotics and Autonomous Systems, is holding a mini-conference on 25th February 2021. It will be an online discussion about current best practice in utilising robots and other 4IR technologies in education and skills provision. And it is completely free. This event will feature talks from Our Assistant Director, Stewart Powell Micro:bit wizard David … Read More

The Next Generation of Game Makers

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We have recently undertaken a collaboration project with Cardiff Science Festival and Impact Gamers. The project, Impact Games, aimed to inspire young people to become game makers rather than game players! The project will end with a celebratory demonstration of the games that has been created as part of the Cardiff Science Festival in February 2021. We were pleased to … Read More

Case Study: Sarah Clarke

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During Sarah’s school years, she visited the computer room once a week and often let someone else do the work as she thought it was beyond her ability. Sarah is now a teaching assistant who works with pupils with autism. These pupils are often very smart and great with technology – something that Sarah felt she was not. She would … Read More

Annual Report 2020

Megan ChickAnnual Report, News

We had a busy 2020, moving our entire offering online, hosting a huge Summer of STEM holiday club, launching a new website and creating a whole host of new ways to support children and teachers in Wales with their Computing education. All in all, we’ve had a successful year, thanks to the commitment of our wonderful staff members and partners, and … Read More

International Women’s Day 2021

Megan ChickEvent, News, News and Events

Join us as we virtually celebrate Women in STEM and our partnerships over the past year. The annual Technocamps and ITWales International Women’s Day Celebration provides an insight into the diverse range of business and career opportunities for women in the 21st Century. It offers a platform for sharing experiences, knowledge, and best practice for women, particularly those working within … Read More

Game of Codes: Education of the Future

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We are running our first pan-Wales virtual Game of Codes programming competition. The competition will allow 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 following the theme of Education of the Future. Examples could include robots to replace your … Read More

WiST Event: Are You Safe and Cybersecure?

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A sad truth is that most of us will have been affected by at least one information security breach in our lifetimes. A sad truth is that most of us will have been affected by at least one information security breach in our lifetimes. On the news we regularly hear about hackers, whether it be nation-state involvement in voting systems … Read More

Newsbyte: Winter Issue

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Welcome to our Winter 2021 newsletter. We may not be able to come into schools at the moment, but the team has been keeping busy. There’s some great stuff going on while we are all staying safe and working from home. Follow our social media channels (@technocamps) to keep up with what we’re up to.

GiST: An Hour in the Life of a Woman in STEM

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Ever wondered what it would be like to make electricity from the sun, work for NASA or research Astrobiology? We’ve got a series of inspiring women in STEM who want to talk to you about their jobs and how they got them! Each speaker will discuss their career, take you on a tour of their workplace and answer any questions … Read More