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

The Next Generation of Game Makers

Megan ChickNews

We have recently undertaken a collaboration project with Cardiff Science Festival and Impact Gamers. The project, Impact Games, aimed to inspire young people to become game makers rather than game players! The project will end with a celebratory demonstration of the games that has been created as part of the Cardiff Science Festival in February 2021. We were pleased to … Read More

Annual Report 2020

Megan ChickAnnual Report, News

We had a busy 2020, moving our entire offering online, hosting a huge Summer of STEM holiday club, launching a new website and creating a whole host of new ways to support children and teachers in Wales with their Computing education. All in all, we’ve had a successful year, thanks to the commitment of our wonderful staff members and partners, and … 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 Your 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 Your 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

Minecraft: Education Edition training course

Megan ChickNews

Hwb have created a new course to take educators from launching Minecraft (even if it’s for the first time) through to developing their own lessons that will enrich various areas of learning and experience. Why should I participate in Minecraft: Education Edition training?  The Minecraft: Education Edition training course is based on an action research design, incorporating a reflective process as … Read More

Free Virtual Workshops

Megan ChickNews

We’ve been working hard to develop a whole host of virtual workshops for primary and secondary school ages. Workshops are currently virtual via live streaming into classrooms throughout Wales. All workshops are fully funded by support from the Welsh Government. Secondary We work with secondary schools in Wales to deliver STEM Enrichment Programmes engaging with pupils by delivering a range … Read More

New Activity Pack Competition

Megan ChickCompetition, News

THIS COMPETITION HAS NOW CLOSED. We’re offering prizes to the schools and pupils who complete the most activity packs on our website before Friday 26th March 2021. With more school closures, we appreciate that this is a stressful time for parents, teachers and pupils. As this means we cannot offer face-to-face workshops or activities with pupils, we want to remind … Read More

2020 in Numbers

Megan ChickNews

Like everyone, we’ve had a really busy year that was full of unexpected challenges. We’ve moved our entire offering online, held a huge Summer of STEM holiday club and created a whole host of new ways to support children and teachers in Wales with their Computing education. All in all, we’ve had a successful year, thanks to the commitment of … Read More