Free Certified CPD Programme for Primary School Teachers *Course Now Full*

Megan ChickEvent, News, News and Events

We are offering a free 10-session virtual CPD programme for primary school teachers with the aim of improving knowledge of Computer Science and Computational Thinking, and applying these skills in the classroom and across the school. Following the success of the virtual training sessions we offered primary school teachers during the lockdown period, we are pleased to be able to … Read More

WiST Seminar | Cyber Security: Personal and Professional

Megan ChickEvent, News and Events

Free | 5.30-7.30pm Monday 11th September | USW Newport Campus In this informal event, cyber experts Rachel Medhust and Bethan Jenkins from University of South Wales will discuss the importance of understanding cybersecurity and best practices in an everchanging digital world. You will have an opportunity to hear from our speaker, ask any questions you have and network with like-minded … Read More

STEM Academy 2023

Megan ChickEvent, News, News and Events

Anyone who has ever taken part in our workshops knows that we have a knack of turning complicated science and technology into fun and interesting activities! This Summer, we are inviting you to do something a bit different and really exciting over the summer holidays. Come along to our STEM Academy for some science-based activities in South Wales. We have … Read More

Technocamps Supporting BBC micro:bit – the next gen

Luke ClementEvent, News, News and Events

We’re supporting BBC’s micro:bit campaign to get young people in Wales excited about STEM. BBC is once again launching a new micro:bit campaign following the success of the previous campaign in 2015, which saw a million micro:bit devices delivered to schools for their Year 7 pupils across the UK. The new campaign, BBC micro:bit – the next gen, will focus on … Read More

Education Conference 2023

Megan ChickEvent, News and Events

CALLING ALL TEACHERS! We’re excited to announce that our 2023 Education Conference will take place in October and we’ve teamed up with the National Cyber Security Centre‘s #CyberFirst scheme to cover the theme of Cybersecurity. Cybersecurity is an increasingly important topic in education and beyond. We’re here to help you with any answers, resources and support you need to teach … Read More

WiST Webinar: How to get young people excited about STEM

Megan ChickEvent, News, News and Events

Technocamps’ 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. Girls are underrepresented in STEM industries, and Technocamps aims to redress the balance by … Read More

International Women’s Day Success

Megan ChickEvent, News, News and Events

Building on the Legacy of ITWales, we held our annual International Women’s Day Celebration event on Wednesday 8 March 2023. International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future. Annually, thousands of events are held throughout the world to inspire women and celebrate achievements. A global web of rich and … Read More

Technocamps’ first LGBTQ+ STEM Careers webinar

Megan ChickEvent, News, News and Events

On St David’s Day 2023, we held our first LGBTQ+ STEM Careers webinar, compèred by Laura Roberts, Regional Coordinator for SE Wales.  With three speakers from the LGBTQ+ STEM community and Mark Etheridge, LGBTQ+ History Curator from Museums Wales, the talk covered different areas of chemistry, biology, physics and computing research, as well as their experiences as LGBTQ+ members of … Read More

Cyber Careers are ACE

Megan ChickEvent, News, News and Events

In partnership with the Uni of South Wales, we are delivering a comprehensive Cyber Careers CPD workshop for careers advisors and teachers across Wales. USW has won the Cyber University of the Year for four years running, is an Academic Centre of Excellence (ACE) in Cyber Education and is home of the National Cyber Security Academy. This CPD is funded … Read More

GiST: International Women’s Day Special

Megan ChickEvent, News, News and Events

To celebrate International Women’s Day in March, we’re hosting two very special GiST (Girls into Science and Tech) events for learners in North and South Wales. It is widely recognised that girls are underrepresented in STEM industries, and we aim to redress the balance. We offer clubs and seminars, exclusively to girls through our GiST (Girls into STEM) Cymru programme. … Read More