Nesta Challenges Longitude Explorer Prize

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This competition has now closed. Nesta Challenges has teamed up with Amazon to launch fourth edition of the Longitude Explorer Prize – £20,000 available for the winning school or youth group. The Amazon Longitude Explorer Prize is calling on young people across the UK to develop innovative ‘tech for good’ solutions to society’s biggest issues, to help people to live … Read More

Activity Packs Competition

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COMPETITION NOW CLOSED Our new on-line Activity Packs have helped to keep children motivated and excited this summer and they have been extremely popular. Our delivery team developed some great worksheets, videos, and quizzes that can be found here. Pupils have the chance to work through the packs and submit their quiz answers to the team.  They will then be added … Read More

Working with the DVLA and its annual Coding Challenge

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We are proud and privileged to continue our long-term relationship with Swansea’s DVLA and once again sponsored their annual ‘Code Challenge’ competition. The competition is open to both primary and secondary schools who work in teams to rise to the challenge of using coding to produce apps, games, webpages, etc. This year’s challenges included designing a game to keep children … Read More

Game of Codes is back!

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The competition (now in its 5th year) gives pupils from all across the country the opportunity to develop their problem solving, communication and teamworking skills.  Game of Codes offers a fantastic opportunity for young people to learn all about programming, while working on a real life problem.  Improving their knowledge of computer programming in a fun and inventive way. The … Read More

2019 Robotics Competition

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Our annual Technocamps Robotics Competition was held on 17 July 2019 in the University of South Wales, Cardiff. The theme of this year’s competition was ‘Disaster Droids’ and we challenged pupils from across Wales to answer the question: “Can robots provide relief where humans cannot?” 30 teams signed up across Wales with 8 teams competing in the final. The challenge … Read More

FLL Robotics Team Egni collect Judges Choice Award for ‘Thinking Big’ at World Festival in Detroit

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The First Lego League Festival takes place annually and is a huge celebration of all things robotic with fierce but friendly competition between the nations.  This year’s event attracted over 70.000 visitors from across the World and featured over 1300 robots going head-to-head on a range of challenges set by the organisers and marked by an esteemed panel of judges.  The team, … Read More

Technocamps Robotics Competition 2019 – Disaster Droids

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We are pleased to announce that the Technocamps Robotics Competition is back with the final competition day to be held on the 17th of July 2019. The theme of this year’s competition is “Disaster Droids” and we are challenging pupils from across Wales to answer the question: “Can robots provide relief where humans cannot?”  The challenge is to design and … Read More

Technocamps’ Smart Cities Coding Competition arrives at Cardiff University for the 2019 Finals

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Technocamps recently headed to the capital for the national finals of its annual coding competition, this year hosted by Cardiff University.  Pupils from across Wales were set the challenge to create a piece of software on the theme of Smart Cities. The judges were overwhelmed by the creativity, innovation and technical skills demonstrated by all the teams who entered, and by the exceptionally high … Read More

Technocamps Game Of Codes 2019 Coding Competition – Smart Cities

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Game of Codes is back as Technocamps pan-Wales National Programming Competition.  The competition 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 inventive way. The challenge is to create a piece of software using Smart Cities as the theme.  Your software must have an original … Read More

Autonomous Artists a Huge Success!

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This year’s Technocamps Annual Robotics Competition gave artistic license to pupils across Wales to combine robotics with the creative world! The pupils were asked to put their creative hats on and combine the worlds of the arts with robotics and computer science.  The competition was a huge success with many teams getting the opportunity to show off their hard work, … Read More