Technocamps Hosts Professional Learning Events Across Wales to Boost Micro:bit Integration in Curriculum for Wales

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To support the BBC and micro:bit Foundation’s new micro:bit – the next gen campaign, Technocamps are hosting professional learning events for primary school teachers across Wales during February and March. These events are supported by the BBC, micro:bit Foundation and Hwb with the ambition to support practitioners across Wales to further enhance their delivery of Curriculum for Wales utilising micro:bits.  … Read More

Free Certified CPD Programme for Primary School Teachers – Spring Term ’24

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We are offering a free 9-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

Newsbyte: Autumn 2023

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Technocamps team

Shwmae and welcome to the Autumn 2023 edition of Newsbyte! We’re in a new academic year and we have big plans for the winter. As always, get in touch if there is anything we can help you with. Here’s what we have been up to since the last edition…

Case Study: Archbishop McGrath

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Thomas Fricker took part in our Robotics Competition back in 2016 and – along with his fellow team members from Archbishop McGrath Comprehensive School and teacher Fiona Greenwood – won at our grand final. This year, he supported his younger sister and the 2023 Archbishop McGrath team in their bid to reclaim the title of Champions! Here’s his story… Thomas … Read More

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

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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

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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

Battle of the Bots at our Annual Competition

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Pupils from 23 teams went head to head in our 2023 RAF Robotics Competition grand finals in North Wales and South Wales! The theme of this year’s competition was Green Machines, and pupils from across Wales were challenged to design and create a robot that could tackle climate change. In their teams, participants considered whether the robot could sort recycling, … Read More

STEM Academy 2023

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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

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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

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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