Education and Welsh Language Minister visits Technocamps HQ

Megan ChickNews

Technocamps was pleased to welcome the Minister for Education and Welsh Language, Jeremy Miles AS to its Headquarters at Swansea University to find out more about the project and the work being done in Wales together with its partner, The Institute of Coding. Accompanied by the Director of Technocamps Professor Faron Moller, Swansea University Vice Chancellor Professor Paul Boyle and Swansea University Pro-Vice-Chancellor … Read More

Technocamps teaches pupils in Blaenau Gwent about 5G

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We are working with schools in Blaenau Gwent to teach pupils how 5G connectivity could transform the way we live and work with a new interactive Augmented Reality experience that is being delivered as part of the 5G Wales Unlocked initiative. Developed by Jam Creative Studios and delivered in schools by Technocamps, the experience allows children to work in teams … Read More

Free STEM Workshops for Secondary Schools

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Our very popular STEM and Computer Science workshops for schools support the digital curriculum and can be adapted based on your school’s needs. Workshops vary in length between 1 hour and half a day. All workshops are fully funded through support from the Welsh Government. Swansea Web Development with DreamweaverThese sessions are aimed at older KS3 and KS4 pupils to … Read More

Technocamps at Parti Ponty 2022

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We’ve teamed up with Menter Iaith RCT to deliver STEM activities at the festival in July. After a break of a few years, the family-friendly Welsh festival Parti Ponty is back and we’ll be there to showcase some fun and engaging Computer Science activities. Expect some hands-on science busking and computing activities, LEGO Robotics and a treasure hunt! We’ll be … Read More

Technocamps wins major STEM Award

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Technocamps has been awarded a STEM Inspiration Award in recognition of its outreach work across Wales. Technocamps has been selected as a winner for a STEM Inspiration Award in the Outstanding Contribution to Widening Participation, Diversity and Inclusion in STEM category. This category recognises individuals, groups, organisations and companies who have encouraged diversity and inclusion within STEM. Technocamps is a … Read More

Case Study: Lauren Powell

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Before going to university, Lauren didn’t know what she wanted to do. After learning about Computer Science, she became passionate about Technocamps’ work and doing her bit to encourage young people (especially girls!) into STEM. At school, Lauren enjoyed maths but wasn’t interested in doing a degree in it. When she came across Computer Science at a careers event, she … Read More

STEM Academy 2022

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This Summer, we are hosting a series of fun activities to schools in Swansea as part of our new STEM Academy! All activities are free thanks to funding support from the Welsh Government. Anyone who has ever taken part in our workshops knows that we have a knack of turning complicated science and technology into fun and interesting activities in … Read More

Employers Info Event – CPD and Degree Apprenticeships at Swansea University

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Find out about our Higher and Degree Apprenticeships programmes in Computer Science, Management and Engineering and how these opportunities at Swansea University can benefit your business. The Apprenticeships programmes are partnerships between employers and providers. They aim to give people the opportunity to gain a degree while in full time employment. The programmes offers a pathway to a recognised qualification … Read More

Technocamps Robotics Competition 2022

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Our 2022 Robotics Competition is in partnership with the RAF! The theme of this year’s competition is Explore the Unexplored, and pupils from across Wales will be challenged to delve into uncharted territory by designing and creating a robot that is capable of exploring new and extreme conditions, such as planets, jungles, deserts and the deep sea. In their teams, … Read More

Newsbyte: Spring 2022

Megan ChickNews, Newsletter

Hello and welcome to our Spring 2022 edition of Newsbyte! We are really enjoying delivering our workshops in schools again and we have so much planned for the next few months! As always, contact us if there is anything we can help you with.