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

Case study: Fiona Humphreys

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Fiona is the Head of Business and an ICT teacher at Ysgol Bro Dinefwr, and she recently undertook our VTCT course. She follows two of her colleagues who have successfully completed the qualification. Fiona had been thrown into the deep end, having to teach Scratch with no prior knowledge, and learn how to think computationally. She also started a weekly code … Read More

Case study: Colette Hughes

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When Colette was deciding on a topic for one of her final assessments as part of her teacher training, she was inspired by a Technocamps workshop in her class a week earlier.  Colette is a Year 5 teacher at Ysgol y Castell in Rhuddlan, Denbighshire, and is completing her NQT year. She chose to use the workshop as a basis for … Read More

Case study: Paul Finch

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Swansea University’s Degree Apprenticeship in Applied Software Engineering adopts a ‘learn and earn’ approach, combining work and study. For Paul, this apprenticeship was a chance to improve his company’s IT systems and develop his digital skills. Throughout the programme, he interacted with fellow students from a wide variety of companies all developing the same digital skill set. In his final year, … Read More

Case Study: Rhun Llwyd

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When Bryn Tawe School IT teacher Rhun Llwyd booked the Technocamps team in to undertake STEM enrichment workshops with his pupils, little did he know that the sessions would inspire him into a whole new educational journey of his own. The school does run an A Level Computer Science Course, in conjunction with a partner school, but they were keen … Read More