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

Introduction to Digital Technology: Secondary Teacher CPD

Megan ChickEvent, News, News and Events

On Tuesday 20th April, we are hosting a CPD event for secondary school teachers to support with the new Digital Technology GCSE. This brief session will introduce teachers to the support Technocamps will be offering focused on the delivery of the new Digital Technology GCSE qualification. During this session we will outline details for blended learning CPD sessions running through … Read More

Game Development – Secondary Teacher CPD Series

Megan ChickEvent, News, News and Events

We are hosting a series of CPD sessions for secondary school teachers focussing on the key concepts of Game Development. All sessions are being facilitated by Bridgend College in partnership with Swansea University and Technocamps and are free to participants thanks to funding support from the Welsh Government. Roles in the Games IndustryWednesday 21st April 2021This session will be an … Read More