International Women’s Day success

Megan ChickEvent, News, News and Events

Building on the Legacy of ITWales, we held the annual International Women’s Day Celebration event on Monday 8 March 2021. We are proud to have hosted this year’s virtual event for International Women’s Day, welcoming over 100 participants to the celebration. The evening has become a regular feature on the Welsh social calendar, with guests usually travelling from all parts of … Read More

Robotics, Micro:Bit and the state-of-the-art of Technology in Education Webinar

Megan ChickEvent, News, News and Events

SERAS, the UK’s nationwide network for Skills and Education for Robotics and Autonomous Systems, is holding a mini-conference on 25th February 2021. It will be an online discussion about current best practice in utilising robots and other 4IR technologies in education and skills provision. And it is completely free. This event will feature talks from Our Assistant Director, Stewart Powell Micro:bit wizard David … Read More

International Women’s Day 2021

Megan ChickEvent, News, News and Events

Join us as we virtually celebrate Women in STEM and our partnerships over the past year. The annual Technocamps and 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 … Read More

WiST Event: Are You Safe and Cybersecure?

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A sad truth is that most of us will have been affected by at least one information security breach in our lifetimes. A sad truth is that most of us will have been affected by at least one information security breach in our lifetimes. On the news we regularly hear about hackers, whether it be nation-state involvement in voting systems … Read More

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 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 on a tour of their workplace and answer any questions … Read More

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