Game of Codes Competition 2022: Combat Climate Change

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Our annual coding competition for pupils in Wales is back! This year, we’re asking participants to create a piece of software under the theme Combatting Climate Change. Our Game of Codes competition is an opportunity for pupils to develop their problem solving, communication, and teamwork skills while improving their knowledge of computer programming in a fun and inventive way. The … Read More

Free After-School Coding Clubs for Pupils in Wales

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Our commitment to providing children with the skills they need to develop and grow continues, and we now offer after-school code clubs for children aged 9-16. Technoclub is an opportunity for young people to gain computing experience during live interactive sessions outside of school. The club provides a free weekly session where pupils will learn new Computer Science skills whilst working towards an … Read More

International Women’s Day 2022 Celebration: For The Girls

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On Tuesday 8th March, we will celebrate ITWales’ 22nd International Women’s Day event. The gala dinner will showcase the work that is being done in Wales to encourage girls into STEM. Join us as we celebrate Women in STEM and our partnerships over the past year. The annual ITWales International Women’s Day Celebration provides an insight into the diverse range … Read More

International Women’s Day STEM Activites for Girls in Wales

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We are offering free, fun STEM workshops to Year 8 and 9 female pupils across Wales to celebrate International Women’s Day. It is widely recognised that girls are under-represented in STEM industries, and one of the aims of the European-funded Technocamps Operation is to try and redress the balance. Complementing our annual gala celebration of International Women’s Day, we are … Read More

Swansea University Copper Jam 2022

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Calling all sixth forms and colleges! Swansea University is inviting students to take part in a Copper Jam to create their own game designing the Hafod Morfa Copperworks. The University organising a Copper Jam in 2022 to share the 3D models we have created from the Hafod Morfa Copperworks site. The models will be made available to participating schools as … Read More

Free STEM Event for Girls in Merthyr Tydfil

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9.30am-2.30pm | April (dates TBC) One of our aims at Technocamps is to encourage girls to consider the STEM careers that are available to them and do our bit to closer the gender gap in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths industries. We host a number of free female-only events to support this cause and work with schools and community … Read More

Tech Industry Work Experience for 14-16 Year Old Girls

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We’ve teamed up with Next Tech Girls to offer female pupils three days of virtual work experience in the technology industry. Just 17% of people working in the UK technology industry are women. We’re aiming to address this by providing 14-16 year old girls in Wales with three days of virtual work experience with various companies in the tech industry. … Read More

WiST Webinar | Brand You: Personal Branding and Why it’s Important

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Our WiST events are aimed at women in the technology sector (or with a keen interest in the industry) to learn from other inspirational women and network with like-minded people. All events are entirely free thanks to funding support from the Welsh Government’s European Social Fund. Our next event will take place via Zoom between 11.45am-1pm on Friday 21st January. … Read More

Technocamps Partners with Menter Iaith

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Technocamps will now be working with Menter Iaith Abertawe to promote Welsh language STEM activities in Swansea. We are excited to announce that we will be working with local project Menter Iaith Abertawe to offer workshops and events to Welsh speaking pupils in Swansea. This will give us the ability to increase the opportunities available to pupils and teachers to … Read More

Improving Digital Teaching at our Education Conference

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We recently welcomed over 100 attendees to our 2021 Education Conference, both in-person at the Swansea.com Stadium, and via live stream. The aim of the event was to bring Wales’s digital educators together to share best practice, inform on the newest curriculum changes and promote the available support to them. It is essential that both primary and secondary school teachers … Read More