Free STEM Workshops for Secondary Schools

Megan ChickNews, News and Events

With the schools closed and pupils at home, we have adapted our workshop offering to suit your needs. Workshops are currently virtual via live streaming. All workshops are fully funded by support from the Welsh Government. KS3: Escape the Zoom – 1 x 1 hour session – Unplugged This session is a fast-paced practical session designed to get pupils’ legs … Read More

International Women’s Day success

Megan ChickEvent, News, News and Events

Building on the Legacy of ITWales, we held the annual International Women’s Day Celebration event on Monday 8 March 2021. We are proud to have hosted this year’s virtual event for International Women’s Day, welcoming over 100 participants to the celebration. The evening has become a regular feature on the Welsh social calendar, with guests usually travelling from all parts of … Read More

She Inspires Me: Profiling Inspirational Women for International Women’s Day

Megan ChickNews, News and Events

For International Women’s Day 2021, we celebrated by inviting members of the public to share profiles of the women who inspire them most. To celebrate International Women’s Day, we asked secondary school pupils to share achievements of women, particularly in STEM disciplines, that have inspired them. She Inspires Me aimed to showcase a variety of inspirational women in STEM subjects … Read More

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

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 My 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 My 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