Cyber Careers are ACE

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In partnership with the Uni of South Wales, we are delivering a comprehensive Cyber Careers CPD workshop for careers advisors and teachers across Wales. USW has won the Cyber University of the Year for four years running, is an Academic Centre of Excellence (ACE) in Cyber Education and is home of the National Cyber Security Academy. This CPD is funded … Read More

Game of Codes 2023: Health and Wellbeing

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Our annual coding competition for pupils in Wales is back! This year, we’re asking participants to create a piece of software under the theme Health and Wellbeing. Our Game of Codes competition is an opportunity for pupils to develop their problem solving, communication, and teamwork skills while improving their knowledge of computer programming in a fun and inventive way. The … Read More

GiST: International Women’s Day Special

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To celebrate International Women’s Day in March, we’re hosting two very special GiST (Girls into Science and Tech) events for learners in North and South Wales. It is widely recognised that girls are underrepresented in STEM industries, and we aim to redress the balance. We offer clubs and seminars, exclusively to girls through our GiST (Girls into STEM) Cymru programme. … Read More

Working with Menter Iaith to support Welsh Language STEM Education

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Technocamps’ partnership with Menter Iaith has continued to go from strength to strength, ensuring we can continue to promote Welsh language STEM activities in Wales. Since 2021, we have been working with local Menter Iaith projects, including Menter Iaith Abertawe, Menter Iaith RCT and Menter Iaith Caerdydd to offer workshops and events to Welsh speaking pupils across the country. This … Read More

LGBTQ+ event

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Join us for an online STEM careers event for all LGBTQ+ and curious/questioning young people aged 11-16. Speakers will include members of the LGBTQ+ community working in STEM, academia and studying at University, as well as a guest talk and Q&A with Mark Etheridge, the curator of the Wales is… Proud exhibition currently on display at St Fagan’s Museum of … Read More

WiST Webinar: Finding a Work/Life Balance

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Technocamps’ WiST events are aimed at women in the technology sector (or with a keen interest in the industry) to learn from other inspirational women and network with like-minded people. All events are entirely free thanks to funding support from the Welsh Government’s European Social Fund. We’re all still trying to find out what works best for us in the … Read More

Case Study: Becki Bawler

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Becki Bawler has been involved with Technocamps for about 6 years. Having qualified as a French teacher but with a little IT experience and an interest in the subject, she became the IT teacher and used support from Technocamps to run more computing based activities for learners at her school. Becki also attended an Introduction to Python workshop a few years … Read More

International Women’s Day 2023

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Technocamps and Institute of Coding in Wales | International Women’s Day 2023 Join us as we celebrate Women in STEM and 20 years of Technocamps on Wednesday 8th March. The annual 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 … Read More

Technocamps wins prestigious STEM award

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Technocamps has been named Informatics Europe’s 2022 Best Practices in Education Award winner. Technocamps is a Welsh Government-funded STEM outreach programme with hubs in every university across the country. Its main goal is digitally upskilling children and adults in Wales and has now gained International recognition for its innovative educational practices. Organised by Informatics Europe and sponsored by Microsoft, the … Read More

WiST Webinar: Gender Barriers in Business

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11.45am-1.15pm, Friday 18th November 2022 Women face many internal and external barriers in the workplace, but how to do we combat these? In this lunchtime talk on 18th November, we will welcome Lesley Williams, Community Outreach Director at Welsh Ice, who will discuss the gendered barriers in business. The talk will include gender differences in networking and confidence and explore where … Read More