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

Technocamps Robotics Competition 2018 – Autonomous Artists

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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 5th of July 2018. The theme of this year’s competition is “Autonomous Artists” and we are challenging pupils from across Wales to answer the question: “Are robots capable of producing Art?”  The challenge is to design and create … Read More

Technoclub represents Wales at the 2018 Robotics World Festival in Detroit, USA

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A team of pupils from Ysgol Glan Clwyd travelled to Detroit, USA in order to represent Wales at the annual FIRST® Robotics World Festival at the end of April.  The World Festival is the accumulation of a year’s worth of local, national and international events with teams from over 50 countries around the world competing. The Welsh Technoclub Tîm Egni based … Read More

Game Of Codes 2017 Coding Competition

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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 Space as the theme.  Your software must have an original design which could … Read More

DVLA Coding Challenge Goes off with a Bang!

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On Tuesday 28th November, school teams from across Wales came to compete in the DVLA Code Challenge which was supported by Technocamps. The event saw over 60 schools enter the competition; and over 180 children and 150 adults attended the event with almost 2,000 joining the event through live link across Wales. As part of the event, the top five teams … Read More

Web Development Star Represents GB in WorldSkills Finals

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Alfie Hopkins, a young Welsh Web Development Star from Llanelli, South Wales has represented Great Britain in the WorldSkills Finals in Abu Dhabi this October. WorldSkills is an annual event where competitors from countries across the world compete in a variety of ‘skills’ to be crowned champion. WorldSkills ethos is “improving the world with the power of skills”. Alfie first … Read More

DVLA Coding Challenge – Imagine it, Code it, Build it, Win it!

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DVLA is running a Wales National Coding Challenge for 7 to 11-year-olds sponsored and supported by Technocamps, in association with Code Club and the STEM Ambassador hub Wales, Incredible Oceans, Brake, The four Police Forces in Wales and School Beat, Road Safety Wales, The Fire and Rescue Service and the British Army.  This competition is specifically aimed at Primary schools … Read More