How to Make Sure you’re Cybersecure

Megan ChickBlog, News

[Blog by Technocamps Delivery Officer, Olga Petrovska] Do you remember a time when hearing “You’ve got mail” caused elation? For today’s internet user that feels rather surreal, and yet it was a reality some 20 years ago. With the development of technology, our notion of online is being continuously redefined. Just think about how much time you spend connected these … Read More

Home of the Future Competition

Megan ChickCompetition, News

Can you develop a game that shows energy efficiency in the home and the issues surrounding it? Our new competition, in partnership with Energy Saving Trust and NEST, is asking pupils (up to the age of 16) to design their own game, using any programming software, that would make a house more environmentally-friendly. Join our information workshop on 29th April … Read More

Case Study: Derek Leung

Megan ChickCase Study, News

Derek attended Ysgol David Hughes, where Technocamps participated in several workshops for skills days amongst other activities. He was involved with a number of Technocamps workshops, one of which included using code to spawn blocks and change the environment in Minecraft, which inspired Derek’s interest in Computer Science. He was also involved in a Technocamps competition held at Venue Cymru, … 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

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