Swansea University School of Education, Public Seminar

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The reform of STEM education – especially in the wider socio-economic context of developing high-value science and technology skills – appears to be on every nation’s agenda. In Wales, with the publication – and now implementation – of The Donaldson Report (“Successful Futures”), we are starting to see the emergence of the new Areas of Learning & Experience (AoLE), supported … Read More

Welsh Technoclub to Represent the UK at the 2017 Robotics World Festival in St Louis, USA

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A robotics Technoclub at Ysgol Gyfun Emlyn, Carmarthenshire has been invited to represent the UK in the annual FIRST® Robotics World Festival taking place in St Louis USA at the end of April. Team Lightning is delighted to be the very first Welsh team to represent the UK in the 25-year history of the Robotics World Festival. The World Festival is the accumulation … Read More

Hendrefoilan Primary School Children Learn to Code

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A pioneering coding club started by Jimi Breisford-Smith; a pupil in Year 6 at Hendrefoilan Primary School is now being supported by Technocamps. At the club, pupils have been self-teaching themselves concepts such as web development, Javascript, and more. Members of the club are very enthusiastic and choose to spend time in the club during their lunch break.  Technocamps was … Read More

Game of Codes Sciensational Superheroes Challenge 2016

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Technocamps is running a pan-Wales National Programming Challenge.  The challenge will enable interested pupils to develop their problem solving, communication and teamwork skills as well as improving their knowledge of computer programming in a fun and innovative way. The challenge is to create a piece of software using “Superheroes of Science” as the theme.  You can focus on looking into … Read More

Teachers Celebrate Qualification Success!

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On July 5th 2016, thirteen teachers from across South Wales became the first cohort of learners to successfully achieve the (QCF) Level 3 Certificate of Computing for Teachers as part of a year-long Technoteach CPD programme. This Technoteach CPD programme is supported by the National Science Academy through the Welsh Government to up-skill teachers to become confident and competent to … Read More