Technocamps at Parti Ponty 2022

Megan ChickEvent, News, News and Events

We’ve teamed up with Menter Iaith RCT to deliver STEM activities at the festival in July. After a break of a few years, the family-friendly Welsh festival Parti Ponty is back and we’ll be there to showcase some fun and engaging Computer Science activities. Expect some hands-on science busking and computing activities, LEGO Robotics and a treasure hunt! We’ll be … Read More

STEM Academy 2022

Megan ChickEvent, News, News and Events

This Summer, we are hosting a series of fun activities to schools in Swansea as part of our new STEM Academy! All activities are free thanks to funding support from the Welsh Government. 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 in … Read More

Employers Info Event – CPD and Degree Apprenticeships at Swansea University

Megan ChickEvent, News, News and Events

Find out about our Higher and Degree Apprenticeships programmes in Computer Science, Management and Engineering and how these opportunities at Swansea University can benefit your business. The Apprenticeships programmes are partnerships between employers and providers. They aim to give people the opportunity to gain a degree while in full time employment. The programmes offers a pathway to a recognised qualification … Read More

Technocamps Robotics Competition 2022

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Our 2022 Robotics Competition is in partnership with the RAF! The theme of this year’s competition is Explore the Unexplored, and pupils from across Wales will be challenged to delve into uncharted territory by designing and creating a robot that is capable of exploring new and extreme conditions, such as planets, jungles, deserts and the deep sea. In their teams, … Read More

Game of Codes 2022 Winners Announced

Megan ChickEvent, News, News and Events

On Wednesday 6 April 2022, we held our first Game of Codes final event since 2019. After two years of cancelled events due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we welcomed fifty pupils from across Wales to the final round of our annual coding competition in Cardiff University’s new state-of-the-art Abacws building. This year, we asked participants to create a piece of … 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 Tuesday 8 March 2022. 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

WiST Webinar: An Unconventional Path to CEO

Megan ChickEvent, News, News and Events

11.45am-1pm, Friday 13th May 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 on … Read More

International Women’s Day 2022

Megan ChickEvent, News, News and Events

ITWales’ 22nd annual International Women’s Day event will be held on Tuesday 8th March 2022. The annual ITWales International Women’s Day Celebration provides an insight into the diverse range of business and career opportunities for women in the 21st Century. It offers a platform for sharing experiences, knowledge, and best practice for women, particularly those working within science and technology. … Read More

Free After-School Coding Clubs for Pupils in Wales

Megan ChickEvent, News, News and Events

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

Free Computational Workshops for Primary Schools in Blaenau Gwent

Megan ChickEvent, News and Events

We are so excited to announce that we are offering free LEGO Spike Prime kits and workshops to primary schools to support the development of their new curriculum! Our new project, in partnership with with Cardiff Metropolitan University through our Community Renewal Funding, is offering primary schools in Blaenau Gwent on opportunity to book three Computer Science workshops throughout the … Read More