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

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

WiST Event: Are You Safe and Cybersecure?

Megan ChickEvent, News, News and Events

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

‘Craft Your City’ – opportunity for young people to help shape Cardiff using Minecraft

Megan ChickCompetition, News, News and Events

THIS COMPETITION HAS NOW CLOSED. We are working with Cardiff Council to provide children and young people with a unique and innovative opportunity to help shape the future of Cardiff by using Minecraft. ‘Craft Your City’ is a Child Friendly Cardiff initiative which aims to engage young people in a range of strategic developments by using Minecraft Education. The digital … Read More

Free Virtual STEM Workshops for school in Wales

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Luke Clement is part of our Delivery Team who’s been working hard on a new selection of virtual workshops to offer primary and secondary schools in Wales. Find out more about the workshops in his recent blog… The past couple of months have certainly been strange from a delivery point of view. At the beginning of March, it seemed we … Read More

The History of Technocamps

Megan ChickNews and Events

17 years ago, Technocamps was established as a small unit in Swansea University. Today, we work across seven Welsh universities and we’ve interacted with over 50,000 pupils in over 350 primary and secondary schools.

Activity Packs Launched to Support Pupils, Teachers, and Parents

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We know that this is a very worrying time but we wanted to keep everyone updated as far as we can.  The Minister of Education in Wales, Kirsty Williams AM, issued a statement this week to inform everyone that schools would be officially closing “for statutory provision of education”.  Therefore, there will obviously be no face-to-face workshop activity taking place until … Read More

Technocamps shortlisted for a Wales STEM Award

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Technocamps has been recognised for the work it does across Wales by being shortlisted in the inaugural Wales STEM Awards. Technocamps is a pan-Wales schools, community and industry outreach programme based at Swansea University with hubs in every University across Wales. It is privileged to be among 42 innovative companies, projects, and individuals to be named finalists in this year’s highly … Read More