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 Stadium and live streamed for those who are unable to attend. It is … Read More

Newsbyte: Summer 2021

Megan ChickNews, News and Events, Newsletter

Welcome to our Summer 2021 newsletter. We are over halfway through the year already! The second half of 2021 will see our nationwide STEM Academy, our free Education Conference and more STEM workshops in schools across Wales – all in person (hopefully!). As always, if there’s anything we can do for you – as a teacher, a business or a … Read More

One World, One Technology

Megan ChickEvent, News, News and Events

In this guest blog, Delivery Officer Arunima from our Cardiff hub writes about our recent One World, One Technology exchange project with schools in India. The last month has been a rollercoaster of achievements, new experiences and awareness for our Cardiff hub, when we finally completed our 5-week international cultural exchange project, ‘One World, One Technology’. This project aimed to … Read More

Home of the Future Competition Winners Announced

Megan ChickCompetition, News, News and Events

And the winner is… Our recent competition, in partnership with Energy Saving Trust and NEST, asked pupils to design their own game, using any programming software, that would make a house more environmentally-friendly. First Place: Spuddy and Co (Adam, Ethan, Leo, Cerys), St Martin’s Comprehensive SchoolSecond Place: Team Penguin (Tilda and Oscar), homeschooledThird Place: Tech & Co (Jack, Dawid and Jack), Milford Haven … Read More

Free Certified CPD Programme for Primary School Teachers

Megan ChickEvent, News, News and Events

We are offering a free 10-session 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 offer … Read More

Theatr na nÓg Production: Arandora Star

Megan ChickEvent, News and Events

Our partner, Theatr na nÓg, presents their play The Arandora Star – which tells the story of the Italian communities living in Wales during WWII – as a live theatre production at The Dylan Thomas Theatre in Swansea in Spring 2022. When Italy entered the war in the summer of 1940, Italians living in Wales and the rest of the … Read More

WiST Webinar: Automated and Efficient

Megan ChickEvent, News, News and Events

How can you make your business more efficient? Automated processes can help you communicate with your audiences, streamline your HR policies and even solve problems before they arise. In our next women’s networking webinar on 17 September 2021, Emily Bristow from Blue Prism will discuss how you can make your business more efficient through automated processes. Emily Bristowe is the Head … Read More

Free STEM Academy for children in Wales this Summer

Megan ChickEvent, News, News and Events

This Summer, we are hosting a series of fun activities across Wales as part of our new STEM Academy! All activities are free thanks to funding support from the Welsh Government. For more information on any of the events below, email Swansea Anyone who has ever taken part in our workshops knows that we have a knack of turning … Read More

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 course will run from September 2021 – March 2022, however there is no pressure to attend every session. Sessions dates and topics are … 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