Case Study: Dan Evans

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Dan lives near the small village of Bethesda in North Wales and is currently studying a BSc in Computer Information Systems at Bangor University. He is also a Delivery Officer at Technocamps’ Bangor Hub. This year, he has been able to expand his degree programme, by being offered a placement year with Technocamps starting in September. Dan’s first interaction with … Read More

Case Study: Derek Leung

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Derek attended Ysgol David Hughes, where Technocamps participated in several workshops for skills days amongst other activities. He was involved with a number of Technocamps workshops, one of which included using code to spawn blocks and change the environment in Minecraft, which inspired Derek’s interest in Computer Science. He was also involved in a Technocamps competition held at Venue Cymru, … Read More

Case study: Cheralyn Nadal

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Cheralyn is in her second year of studying Applied Software Engineering through our Degree Apprenticeship programme, and she has worked as a web developer for nine years. Cheralyn started coding when she was 14 due to online gaming (neopets.com!). She left school at 16 with no qualifications and gained her experience through freelancing and self-teaching, and was desperate for an … 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

Case Study: Alfie Hopkin

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At age 14, Alfie Hopkin took part in a Technocamps 2-day iOS app building course alongside some college students. He enjoyed the course and spending time with like-minded people who were able to give him advice on his future. Later that year, he released his first app onto the app store, which kick-started his career in Software Engineering. Alfie competed … Read More

Case Study: Merlin Warner-Huish

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At 15 years old, Merlin has started her GCSEs at Olchfa Comprehensive in Swansea. Her chosen subjects at GCSE are Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Geography and, of course, Computer Science. Merlin intends to study Computer Science at A-Level and to go on and study either Computer Science or a related subject at University. Merlin has been attending the weekly, after-school Technoclub … Read More

Case study: Casey Denner

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Casey’s route into Computer Science was an unsual one. She was all set to be a French teacher until the course she’d wanted to study at Swansea Uni got cancelled due to lack of interest. Casey decided instead to study Computer Science (on the assumption it was graphics!). After discovering it was not graphics, Casey heard of Technocamps and thought … Read More

Case study: Ben Dodd

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It is common to think that once you have a full-time job, your education stops. We believe that learning is a continuous process that you can pursue at any stage of life. We work with a lot of amazing people who have been inspired by their new knowledge of Computer Science and have applied these skills to their everyday lives. … Read More

Case study: Robert Harris

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Robert is a Cardiff University graduate whose career in computer science was inspired by a week-long Technocamps workshop he undertook while in school.  He currently works as an Associate Consultant for global software company Red Hat, having completed their graduate programme.   His work takes him across the world, and he has travelled to places like Prague and Munich during the … Read More

Case study: Bryn Bennett

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Bryn has been a teacher at Bassaleg School for over 15 years and has led the Computer Science team for 5 years. Over 100 pupils take up Computer Science at GCSE level each year. Bryn believes his connection with Technocamps has been vital to the continuation of the subject in school and often links up with the team for training … Read More