Game of Codes Competition 2022: Combat Climate Change

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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 Combatting Climate Change. 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

Free After-School Coding Clubs for Pupils in Wales

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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

International Women’s Day 2022 Celebration: For The Girls

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On Tuesday 8th March, we will celebrate ITWales’ 22nd International Women’s Day event. The gala dinner will showcase the work that is being done in Wales to encourage girls into STEM. Join us as we celebrate Women in STEM and our partnerships over the past year. The annual ITWales International Women’s Day Celebration provides an insight into the diverse range … Read More

International Women’s Day STEM Activites for Girls in Wales

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We are offering free, fun STEM workshops to Year 8 and 9 female pupils across Wales to celebrate International Women’s Day. It is widely recognised that girls are under-represented in STEM industries, and one of the aims of the European-funded Technocamps Operation is to try and redress the balance. Complementing our annual gala celebration of International Women’s Day, we are … Read More

Institute of Coding Skills Bootcamps

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Looking to upskill, reskill or retrain? Check out our collection of Skills Bootcamps. Our Skills Bootcamps, in partnership with the Institute of Coding in Wales are entirely free for learners and will help you build your tech skills. We are working across all universities in Wales to deliver these skills both virtually and in-person. Details of courses delivered in Bangor University, Wrexham … Read More

Free STEM Event for Girls in Merthyr Tydfil

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9.30am-2.30pm | April (dates TBC) One of our aims at Technocamps is to encourage girls to consider the STEM careers that are available to them and do our bit to closer the gender gap in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths industries. We host a number of free female-only events to support this cause and work with schools and community … Read More

Preparing the Workforce for 2030: Skills and Education for Robotics and Autonomous Systems

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We recently contributed to a University of Sheffield report which explores best practices and recommendations for teaching robotics. The paper covers the importance of reskilling the UK’s workforce, the importance of ensuring people from all backgrounds have these skills and the importance of staying up-to-date with evolving technological advancements. The report recognises the work Technocamps is doing to improve the … Read More

Tech Industry Work Experience for 14-16 Year Old Girls

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We’ve teamed up with Next Tech Girls to offer female pupils three days of virtual work experience in the technology industry. Just 17% of people working in the UK technology industry are women. We’re aiming to address this by providing 14-16 year old girls in Wales with three days of virtual work experience with various companies in the tech industry. … Read More

WiST Webinar | Brand You: Personal Branding and Why it’s Important

Megan ChickEvent, News, News and Events

Our 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. Our next event will take place via Zoom between 11.45am-1pm on Friday 21st January. … Read More

Transforming Digital Education in Wales

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We have engaged with 65,000+ pupils across Wales to improve the knowledge gaps in digital education. Over the past 20+ years, interest in, knowledge of, and capacity for computing and digital skills has failed to keep pace with the transformational rise of the digital society and economy. This has led to huge knowledge gaps in digital education, and an increasing … Read More