GiST webinar: Rosie Cane

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An Hour in the Life of a Woman in STEM Ever wondered what it would be like to make electricity from the sun, work for NASA or research Astrobiology? We’ve got a series of inspiring women in STEM who want to talk to you about their jobs and how they got them! Each speaker will discuss their career, take you … Read More

WiST Event – New Year, New You: Being Confident in 2021

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For many of us, 2021 will be a year of fresh starts and achieving more than we did in 2020. The last 9 months have pulled us all into crisis, be that linked directly or indirectly to Covid-19. Individually and collectively, we have faced a series of challenges rocking our stability and, in some cases, throwing us into unpredictable and … Read More

CPD for Secondary School Teachers

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What is excellent teaching? What are the ingredients of an excellent lesson? What does an excellent lesson look like? Three questions, each of which has no definitive correct answer. Answers vary depending on viewpoint, age group, educational setting and the subject being taught. Computer Science is an enigma of a subject whereby not only do educators have to try and … Read More

STEM Fortnight

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Join us for two free STEM workshops focussed on renewable energy! Between 18-29th January, we’re offering free STEM workshops for schools in Wales, concentrating on Engineering and Computer Science. Sessions will be delivered virtually through Teams and all necessary kits will be sent to the school prior to the session. All you’ll need is a projector, speakers, mic and webcam … Read More

GCSE and A Level support sessions

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We’re pleased to announce that we’re offering support sessions for GCSE and A-Level students! During half-term, our Cardiff hub is offering the following virtual sessions: 1. A two-day GCSE revision session that will cover Assessment Object One of the WJEC GCSE Computer Science specification: “Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the key concepts and principles of Computer Science”. 2. The AS/A Level session will cover … Read More

Half Term Event: Game Development 101

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Over October Half-Term, we’re offering two introductory sessions to the world of Game Design! You can choose from the Beginners Session – designed for those who want to get into game design, or the Advanced Session – for those who want to take their games to the next level. You can even do both if you’re brave enough… Both sessions … Read More

Education Conference: Digital From a Distance

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We’re hosting our first ever virtual Education Conference on Thursday October 22nd! The event is FREE and relevant to Primary and Secondary schools.Feel free to drop in to sessions where you’re available. Links will be sent closer to the event. Register here. Agenda:

GiST: An Hour in the Life of a Woman in STEM

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Ever wondered what it would be like to make electricity from the sun, work for NASA or research Astrobiology? We’ve got seven inspiring women in STEM who want to talk to you about their jobs and how they got them! Each speaker will discuss their career, take you on a tour of their workplace and answer any questions you have … Read More

Technoclub: 6-week coding club

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Join our virtual coding club! Each Technoclub region will provide a FREE weekly session where you will learn new Computer Science skills whilst working towards an end project goal. It’s aimed at all abilities (ages 9-16) and only requires internet access. The first session will be on 2nd November, working through until 7th December. Days to be announced (dependant on … Read More

Calling All Welsh Primary School Teachers! Certified Teacher Programme

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Following on from the success of the virtual training sessions we ran during lock down for Primary schools’ teachers we are pleased to be able to offer a full programme of support to Primary schools’ teachers from the end of September through to 2021. These free CPD sessions will be run all through the school year with the opportunity to enrol on … Read More