CPD programme to Support New Digital Technology GCSE

Megan ChickEvent, News, News and Events

Our new free CPD programme is designed to support secondary school teachers with the delivery of the new Digital Technology GCSE in Wales. The course is entirely free thanks to funding support from the Welsh Government. The short course will run from May-July 2021 and the full course will run from September 2021-July 2022, however there is no pressure to … Read More

New Podcast Launched to Encourage Young People to Consider STEM Careers

Megan ChickEvent, News, News and Events

Our new podcast, Technotalks, aims to entertain and inform young people about the careers available to them in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths sectors. Each week, inspiring people in STEM careers will discuss what their job involves, their career path and the exciting new technology in their field. Laura Roberts, our USW Regional Coordinator, will host the podcast, interviewing … Read More

Education Conference 2021: In Touch with Digital

Megan ChickEvent, News, News and Events

We are hosting our 2021 Education Conference on Thursday 4th November! The aim is to bring Wales’s digital educators together to share best practice, inform on the newest curriculum changes and promote the available support to them. The FREE event will be held in-person in the Liberty Stadium in Swansea and live streamed for those who are unable to attend. … Read More

Space Saving at Eisteddfod yr Urdd

Megan ChickEvent, News, News and Events

This year’s Eisteddfod yr Urdd is being held between 31 May and 4 June 2021, with a series of competitions, activities and events for children of all ages. On Tuesday 1 June and Friday 4 June, we will be hosting our popular Achub y Gofodwr (‘Space Saving’) workshop as part of Swansea University’s Gwyddonle series. The virtual, Welsh-medium sessions are … Read More

Newsbyte: Spring 2021

Megan ChickNews, News and Events, Newsletter

Welcome to our Spring 2021 newsletter. We may not be able to deliver our workshops in schools at the moment, but the team has been keeping busy delivering virtually. We have some exciting events and competitions coming up that you can read all about below. In the meantime, follow our social media channels (@technocamps) to keep up with what we’re … Read More

STEM careers webinars for 11-18 year olds in Wales

Megan ChickEvent, News, News and Events

We are hosting a series of careers webinars for 11-18 year olds to help them understand what roles are available to them, how they would go about getting into that industry, how careers advisors can support them and what their next steps should be. Throughout June, we will host a series of webinars with industry experts to give advice to … Read More

Printed Workbooks Make STEM Accessible to All

Megan ChickNews, News and Events

We have produced 4,000 physical Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths activity workbooks and resources to support homeschooling without the need for internet access. We have been working across our hubs in Welsh Universities to provide digital resources, activities and workshops for schoolchildren in Wales since the beginning of the pandemic. Following feedback that not all children have easy access to … Read More

One World, One Technology

Megan ChickBlog, News, News and Events

[Blog by Susan Monkton, Schools Liaison Officer at our Cardiff Hub] The last 12 months have certainly been an experience. Not only have we experienced a global pandemic, but we have also seen protests, politics and panic buying! We have all discovered the way the world can work if it really has to, and the benefits and challenges that can … Read More

WiST Event: The Secrets of 365

Megan ChickEvent, News, News and Events

Are you up to date with the latest technology? Have you harnessed the power that Microsoft Office 365 can bring? There are over 34 different apps to use inside 365 and here we will discuss how to use them to improve your workplace, increase collaboration and make your life easier. In out next WiST (Women in Science and Technology) talk on … Read More

Join our free virtual coding club

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