£1.3 Million to Expand School Computer Coding in Wales

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Cabinet Secretary for Education Kirsty Williams has announced today a £1.3 Million investment to support the plan ‘Cracking the Code’ which aims to expand and support computer coding across Wales. Ms Williams said:  ‘Today I am pleased to launch ‘Cracking the Code – a plan to expand code clubs in every part of Wales.’  The plan sets out how Welsh … Read More

Swansea University School of Education, Public Seminar

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The reform of STEM education – especially in the wider socio-economic context of developing high-value science and technology skills – appears to be on every nation’s agenda. In Wales, with the publication – and now implementation – of The Donaldson Report (“Successful Futures”), we are starting to see the emergence of the new Areas of Learning & Experience (AoLE), supported … Read More

Welsh Technoclub to Represent the UK at the 2017 Robotics World Festival in St Louis, USA

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A robotics Technoclub at Ysgol Gyfun Emlyn, Carmarthenshire has been invited to represent the UK in the annual FIRST® Robotics World Festival taking place in St Louis USA at the end of April. Team Lightning is delighted to be the very first Welsh team to represent the UK in the 25-year history of the Robotics World Festival. The World Festival is the accumulation … Read More