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Degree Apprenticeship Free ‘earn while you learn’ Degree Apprenticeship for employees in Wales July 29, 2021 The next intake of our Degree Apprenticeship programme starts in September 2021! Earn a BSc in Applied Software Engineering without… Read More
Education Conference 2021: In Touch with Digital July 26, 2021 We are hosting our 2021 Education Conference on Thursday 4th November! The aim is to bring Wales’s digital educators together… Read More
Newsbyte: Summer 2021 July 19, 2021 Welcome to our Summer 2021 newsletter. We are over halfway through the year already! The second half of 2021 will… Read More
Minecraft Cohousing Building Success July 14, 2021 We recently worked with Swansea Co-Housing and Christopher Gutteridge from the University of Southampton IT department, as well as Sketty Primary School in Swansea… Read More
One World, One Technology July 12, 2021 In this guest blog, Delivery Officer Arunima from our Cardiff hub writes about our recent One World, One Technology exchange… Read More
Home of the Future Competition Winners Announced July 8, 2021 And the winner is... Our recent competition, in partnership with Energy Saving Trust and NEST, asked pupils to design their… Read More
Free Certified CPD Programme for Primary School Teachers July 2, 2021 We are offering a free 10-session CPD programme for primary school teachers with the aim of improving knowledge of Computer… Read More
Theatr na nÓg Production: Arandora Star June 30, 2021 Our partner, Theatr na nÓg, presents their play The Arandora Star - which tells the story of the Italian communities… Read More
WiST Webinar: Automated and Efficient June 25, 2021 How can you make your business more efficient? Automated processes can help you communicate with your audiences, streamline your HR… Read More
Free STEM Academy for children in Wales this Summer June 21, 2021 This Summer, we are hosting a series of fun activities across Wales as part of our new STEM Academy! All… Read More
CPD programme to Support New Digital Technology GCSE June 10, 2021 Our new free CPD programme is designed to support secondary school teachers with the delivery of the new Digital Technology… Read More
Using Minecraft to improve Cardiff’s sustainability plans June 8, 2021 [Blog by Technocamps Delivery Officer, Laura Choy] Minecraft captures an element of artistic freedom that many other mediums haven’t yet… Read More
New Podcast Launched to Encourage Young People to Consider STEM Careers June 2, 2021 Our new podcast, Technotalks, aims to entertain and inform young people about the careers available to them in the Science,… Read More
Updated STEM Workshops for Schools in Wales May 26, 2021 Our very popular STEM workshops for schools have been used to support the digital curriculum for years, and over the… Read More
Building cohousing projects in Swansea using Minecraft May 24, 2021 We have been working with Swansea Co-Housing and Christopher Gutteridge from the University of Southampton IT department, as well as… Read More
The New Digital Technology GCSE in Wales: (Nearly) Everything You Need to Know May 18, 2021 The Digital Technology GCSE will be introduced to schools in Wales in September 2021. Here's (nearly) everything you need to… Read More
Pupils support new train station design using Minecraft May 12, 2021 Pupils from Milford Haven have redesigned the new train station in a Minecraft world, in the hopes of inspiring the… Read More
£3.8M EU Investment in Technocamps to Support Digital Upskilling Across Wales Extended May 12, 2021 In 2003, Technocamps was established as a small unit within Swansea University to address issues with the teaching of computing… Read More
Minecraft set to influence future design of new cancer centre May 11, 2021 We are working on an exciting partnership with Velindre University NHS Trust to adopt gamification to engage the children and… Read More
Space Saving at Eisteddfod yr Urdd May 10, 2021 This year's Eisteddfod yr Urdd is being held between 31 May and 4 June 2021, with a series of competitions,… Read More
Sketty Primary School become a Gold Technocamps Certified School May 7, 2021 Sketty Primary School in Swansea has become the first Gold Technocamps Certified School. Nine out of Sketty Primary School's ten… Read More
Case Study: Dan Evans May 4, 2021 Dan lives near the small village of Bethesda in North Wales and is currently studying a BSc in Computer Information… Read More
Newsbyte: Spring 2021 April 30, 2021 Welcome to our Spring 2021 newsletter. We may not be able to deliver our workshops in schools at the moment,… Read More
STEM careers webinars for 11-18 year olds in Wales April 28, 2021 We are hosting a series of careers webinars for 11-18 year olds to help them understand what roles are available… Read More
Printed Workbooks Make STEM Accessible to All April 22, 2021 We have produced 4,000 physical Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths activity workbooks and resources to support homeschooling without the need… Read More
One World, One Technology April 21, 2021 [Blog by Susan Monkton, Schools Liaison Officer at our Cardiff Hub] The last 12 months have certainly been an experience.… Read More
WiST Event: The Secrets of 365 April 14, 2021 Are you up to date with the latest technology? Have you harnessed the power that Microsoft Office 365 can bring? There… Read More
Virtual STEM fun with the Brownies and Guides April 14, 2021 [Blog by Technocamps Schools Liaison Officer, Joanne Ralph] I have been Schools Liaison Officer for Technocamps for the past two… Read More
How to Make Sure you’re Cybersecure April 13, 2021 [Blog by Technocamps Delivery Officer, Olga Petrovska] Do you remember a time when hearing “You’ve got mail” caused elation? For… Read More
Home of the Future Competition April 13, 2021 THIS COMPETITION HAS NOW ENDED Can you develop a game that shows energy efficiency in the home and the issues… Read More
Case Study: Derek Leung April 7, 2021 Derek attended Ysgol David Hughes, where Technocamps participated in several workshops for skills days amongst other activities. He was involved… Read More
Join our free virtual coding club March 31, 2021 Our commitment to providing children with the skills they need to develop and grow continues, and we now offer after-school… Read More
Getting girls interested in STEM March 30, 2021 Only 26% of STEM graduates are female. This shocking (yet probably unsurprising) number may well be increasing, but very slowly.… Read More
Choosing to Challenge: Gender Equality in STEM | GiST on International Women’s Day March 19, 2021 Guest blog written by Laura Roberts from our University of South Wales hub. Laura heads up our GiST events, which… Read More
Introduction to Digital Technology: Secondary Teacher CPD March 16, 2021 On Tuesday 20th April, we are hosting a CPD event for secondary school teachers to support with the new Digital… Read More
Game Development – Secondary Teacher CPD Series March 12, 2021 We are hosting a series of CPD sessions for secondary school teachers focussing on the key concepts of Game Development.… Read More
Free STEM Workshops for Secondary Schools March 10, 2021 With the schools closed and pupils at home, we have adapted our workshop offering to suit your needs. Workshops are… Read More
Case study: Cheralyn Nadal March 10, 2021 Cheralyn is in her second year of studying Applied Software Engineering through our Degree Apprenticeship programme, and she has worked… Read More
International Women’s Day success March 8, 2021 Building on the Legacy of ITWales, we held the annual International Women’s Day Celebration event on Monday 8 March 2021. We… Read More
She Inspires Me: Profiling Inspirational Women for International Women’s Day March 8, 2021 For International Women’s Day 2021, we celebrated by inviting members of the public to share profiles of the women who… Read More
Robotics, Micro:Bit and the state-of-the-art of Technology in Education Webinar February 16, 2021 SERAS, the UK's nationwide network for Skills and Education for Robotics and Autonomous Systems, is holding a mini-conference on 25th February… Read More
The Next Generation of Game Makers February 15, 2021 We have recently undertaken a collaboration project with Cardiff Science Festival and Impact Gamers. The project, Impact Games, aimed to… Read More
Case Study: Sarah Clarke February 15, 2021 During Sarah’s school years, she visited the computer room once a week and often let someone else do the work… Read More
Annual Report 2020 February 11, 2021 We had a busy 2020, moving our entire offering online, hosting a huge Summer of STEM holiday club, launching a new… Read More
International Women’s Day 2021 February 8, 2021 Join us as we virtually celebrate Women in STEM and our partnerships over the past year. The annual Technocamps and… Read More
Game of Codes: Education of the Future February 4, 2021 THIS COMPETITION HAS NOW ENDED. We are running our first pan-Wales virtual Game of Codes programming competition. The competition will… Read More
WiST Event: Are You Safe and Cybersecure? February 2, 2021 A sad truth is that most of us will have been affected by at least one information security breach in… Read More
Newsbyte: Winter Issue February 1, 2021 Welcome to our Winter 2021 newsletter. We may not be able to come into schools at the moment, but the… Read More
GiST: An Hour in the Life of a Woman in STEM January 26, 2021 Ever wondered what it would be like to make electricity from the sun, work for NASA or research Astrobiology? We've… Read More
‘Craft My City’ – opportunity for young people to help shape Cardiff using Minecraft January 21, 2021 THIS COMPETITION HAS NOW CLOSED. We are working with Cardiff Council to provide children and young people with a unique… Read More
Case Study: Alfie Hopkin January 21, 2021 At age 14, Alfie Hopkin took part in a Technocamps 2-day iOS app building course alongside some college students. He… Read More
Minecraft: Education Edition training course January 19, 2021 Hwb have created a new course to take educators from launching Minecraft (even if it’s for the first time) through… Read More
Free Virtual Workshops January 19, 2021 We've been working hard to develop a whole host of virtual workshops for primary and secondary school ages. Workshops are… Read More
New Activity Pack Competition January 8, 2021 THIS COMPETITION HAS NOW CLOSED. We're offering prizes to the schools and pupils who complete the most activity packs on… Read More
Case Study: Merlin Warner-Huish January 7, 2021 At 15 years old, Merlin has started her GCSEs at Olchfa Comprehensive in Swansea. Her chosen subjects at GCSE are… Read More
GiST webinar: Rosie Cane January 6, 2021 An Hour in the Life of a Woman in STEM Ever wondered what it would be like to make electricity… Read More
WiST Event – New Year, New You: Being Confident in 2021 January 6, 2021 For many of us, 2021 will be a year of fresh starts and achieving more than we did in 2020.… Read More
2020 in Numbers December 11, 2020 Like everyone, we've had a really busy year that was full of unexpected challenges. We've moved our entire offering online,… Read More
WRU Club of the Future Competition December 7, 2020 This competition is now closed. Can you combine Welsh culture and history with your hopes and dreams for the future… Read More
Nesta Challenges Longitude Explorer Prize November 20, 2020 This competition has now closed. Nesta Challenges has teamed up with Amazon to launch fourth edition of the Longitude Explorer… Read More
CPD for Secondary School Teachers November 11, 2020 What is excellent teaching? What are the ingredients of an excellent lesson? What does an excellent lesson look like? Three… Read More
Free Virtual STEM Workshops for school in Wales November 10, 2020 Luke Clement is part of our Delivery Team who’s been working hard on a new selection of virtual workshops to… Read More
STEM Fortnight November 9, 2020 Join us for two free STEM workshops focussed on renewable energy! Between 18-29th January, we're offering free STEM workshops for… Read More
Newsbyte: Autumn Issue November 4, 2020 Welcome to the Autumn issue of Newsbyte! We've had a busy few months with our successful Summer of STEM and… Read More
The History of Technocamps October 23, 2020 17 years ago, Technocamps was established as a small unit in Swansea University. Today, we work across seven Welsh universities… Read More
GCSE and A Level support sessions October 20, 2020 We're pleased to announce that we're offering support sessions for GCSE and A-Level students! During half-term, our Cardiff hub is… Read More
Case study: Casey Denner October 14, 2020 Casey’s route into Computer Science was an unsual one. She was all set to be a French teacher until the… Read More
Learning with Lego in Lockdown October 12, 2020 Our Bangor Hub Coordinator, Alex Clewett, had a very productive lockdown. Here, he talks about his experience with the new… Read More
Half Term Event: Game Development 101 October 2, 2020 Over October Half-Term, we're offering two introductory sessions to the world of Game Design! You can choose from the Beginners… Read More
Activity Packs Competition September 24, 2020 COMPETITION NOW CLOSED Our new on-line Activity Packs have helped to keep children motivated and excited this summer and they… Read More
Technoclub: 6-week coding club September 18, 2020 Join our virtual coding club! Each Technoclub region will provide a FREE weekly session where you will learn new Computer… Read More
Calling All Welsh Primary School Teachers! Certified Teacher Programme September 12, 2020 Following on from the success of the virtual training sessions we ran during lock down for Primary schools’ teachers we… Read More
Case study: Ben Dodd September 11, 2020 It is common to think that once you have a full-time job, your education stops. We believe that learning is… Read More
Case study: Robert Harris September 8, 2020 Robert is a Cardiff University graduate whose career in computer science was inspired by a week-long Technocamps workshop he undertook… Read More
More STEM resources September 1, 2020 We have opened up the portal we developed for the Summer programme and the resources we developed as a team… Read More
Survey August 31, 2020 When it comes to our children’s learning, we might consider science and maths to be something that’s best left to… Read More
WOW! What a Summer of STEM August 18, 2020 The school holidays have been a bit different this year, with pupils from all parts of Wales enjoying an extended… Read More
Case study: Bryn Bennett July 8, 2020 Bryn has been a teacher at Bassaleg School for over 15 years and has led the Computer Science team for… Read More
Technocamps Summer of STEM July 3, 2020 Anyone who has ever participated in one of our workshops knows that Technocamps Delivery Officers have a knack of turning… Read More
Gender Equality in Tech – Who cares? July 1, 2020 It seems ages now since our last Women in STEM networking event took place. These events provided women working in… Read More
Join us for our FREE Virtual Teach Meet June 23, 2020 When Covid-19 began to impact education here in Wales, no-one could have forecast that our schools would still be closed… Read More
Supporting Distance Learning for Post-16 Learners June 18, 2020 As part of the ongoing Welsh Government’s #StaySafeStayLearning initiative, Technocamps is pleased that it has been able to put its… Read More
Technocamps is virtually always available! June 16, 2020 Like everyone else during the Covid-19 crisis, Technocamps has had to adapt to a new way of working. As a… Read More
Case study: Fiona Humphreys June 2, 2020 Fiona is the Head of Business and an ICT teacher at Ysgol Bro Dinefwr, and she recently undertook our VTCT… Read More
Case study: Colette Hughes May 27, 2020 When Colette was deciding on a topic for one of her final assessments as part of her teacher training, she… Read More
Case study: Paul Finch May 1, 2020 Swansea University’s Degree Apprenticeship in Applied Software Engineering adopts a ‘learn and earn’ approach, combining work and study. For Paul,… Read More
Case Study: Rhun Llwyd April 9, 2020 When Bryn Tawe School IT teacher Rhun Llwyd booked the Technocamps team in to undertake STEM enrichment workshops with his… Read More
Newsbyte: Spring Issue April 8, 2020 Welcome to our Spring 2020 newsletter. We may not be able to come into schools at the moment, but the… Read More
Activity Packs Launched to Support Pupils, Teachers, and Parents March 20, 2020 We know that this is a very worrying time but we wanted to keep everyone updated as far as we… Read More
GiST Cymru Half Term Events – Inspiring Girls into Science and Technology March 16, 2020 Technocamps inspires young women to take up careers in STEM with half-term workshops in both North and South Wales. Since… Read More
Technocamps shortlisted for a Wales STEM Award March 12, 2020 Technocamps has been recognised for the work it does across Wales by being shortlisted in the inaugural Wales STEM Awards. Technocamps… Read More
Celebrating International Women’s Day with Tea and Technology March 11, 2020 Technocamps holds its inaugural Tea and Tech sessions, inspiring young women into science and technology. Complementing our annual gala celebration… Read More
Lots of Fun at Super Science Swansea March 10, 2020 Showcasing our Amazing Technology with Oriel Science at the Waterfront Museum in Swansea  In celebration of British Science Week and International Women’s… Read More
Wales celebrates and encourages women to be the Future of Science and Technology in Wales March 9, 2020 Building on the Legacy of ITWales, Technocamps hosts International Women’s Day Annual Celebration Dinner 2020. Technocamps is proud to have hosted… Read More
Annual Report 2019 January 16, 2020 Read More
Technocamps launches its brand new Network for Women Working in STEM January 13, 2020 The year 2019 saw the launch of Technocamps new Role Model Network for women working in STEM, in association with… Read More
We are celebrating the success of the first degree apprenticeship graduates in Wales December 18, 2019 Swansea University is celebrating the success of the first degree apprenticeship graduates in Wales. The 14 students have completed a… Read More
Analysing algorithms, mathematics, and computer science at the Royal Institute Christmas Lectures December 15, 2019 The Royal Institution Christmas Lectures are well-established in the UK Calendar and this year two Technocamps University partners were able… Read More
FREE Accredited CPD Opportunity for Teachers across Wales 2020 December 13, 2019 Technocamps is once again offering a fantastic, unique opportunity to teachers and support staff from both primary and secondary schools… Read More
Working with the DVLA and its annual Coding Challenge December 5, 2019 We are proud and privileged to continue our long-term relationship with Swansea’s DVLA and once again sponsored their annual ‘Code… Read More
Partnering with the Seren Network to create the technology stars of the future November 30, 2019 Seren Network at Technocamps HQ / Swansea University Our project has recently teamed up with the Seren Network to help… Read More
Game of Codes is back! November 22, 2019 The competition (now in its 5th year) gives pupils from all across the country the opportunity to develop their problem… Read More
Technocamps Joins in the Fun at Swansea Science Festival November 15, 2019 Kicking off the half-term holidays in Wales, the Swansea Science Festival is an annual treat for both children and grown-ups, offering hands-on… Read More
Degree Apprenticeship student shortlisted for success! October 29, 2019 We are proud to be celebrating with Max Rochefort-Shugar, a second-year student on the BSc (Hons) Applied Software Engineering Degree… Read More
Curriculum for Success? October 29, 2019 It was an amazing day for educational professionals throughout Wales as Technocamps hosted an unprecedented day of learning, designed to… Read More
Technocamps Welcomes the Minister for Education, Kirsty Williams AM September 17, 2019 Technocamps was pleased to welcome the Minister for Education, Kirsty Williams AM to its Headquarters at Swansea University to find out more… Read More
Swansea University Celebrates the Success of the First Degree Apprenticeship Graduates in Wales September 12, 2019 Fourteen students make up the first-ever cohort of Degree Apprentices in Wales, all of whom will graduate this year with… Read More
GiST Cymru Summer School August 16, 2019 Technocamps was extremely proud to lead on an innovative new programme designed to encourage young women towards STEM careers. The… Read More
STEM Enrichment Summer School with Yellowsands Foundation August 15, 2019 Last week was the end of our three week Summer School Programme with the students from Ysgol Bae Baglan who… Read More
2019 National Eisteddfod in Llanrwst August 10, 2019 Technocamps were proud to participate in this year’s National Eisteddfod in Llanrwst. Our stand on the Maes hosted a variety… Read More
Smashing the stereotypes as GiST Cymru launches in the Valleys July 22, 2019 Technocamps was extremely proud to lead on an innovative new programme, designed to encourage young women towards STEM careers.  Last… Read More
2019 Robotics Competition July 17, 2019 Our annual Technocamps Robotics Competition was held on 17 July 2019 in the University of South Wales, Cardiff. The theme… Read More
Congratulations to our 2019 VTCT Graduates! July 15, 2019 Technocamps is extremely proud to be able to announce and celebrate the success of our most recent graduates from the… Read More
Setting up our Stall for Science and the Assembly June 11, 2019 The event is hosted annually in the Senedd and Pierhead Building in Cardiff Bay and offers companies and projects a showcase for… Read More
FREE Accredited CPD Opportunity for Teachers across Wales 2019! June 11, 2019 Technocamps is once again offering a fantastic, unique opportunity to teachers from both primary and secondary schools across Wales; training… Read More
Swansea University Launches into the CoSMOS May 21, 2019 CoSMOS occupies the second floor of the Margam Building on the Singleton Campus.   The space is home to five major outreach… Read More
FLL Robotics Team Egni collect Judges Choice Award for ‘Thinking Big’ at World Festival in Detroit May 8, 2019 The First Lego League Festival takes place annually and is a huge celebration of all things robotic with fierce but friendly competition… Read More
Technocamps joins the expert judging panel at the First© Lego League World Festival 2019 April 26, 2019 Technocamps continues to develop its international reputation within the field of Computer Science Education as we aim to take our… Read More
Technocamps Robotics Competition 2019 – Disaster Droids April 11, 2019 We are pleased to announce that the Technocamps Robotics Competition is back with the final competition day to be held… Read More
Super Science Sunday comes to Swansea March 28, 2019 The Technocamps team was privileged to have been invited to participate in Super Science Sunday, organised by Swansea University's Oriel Science project as part of British… Read More
Technocamps’ Smart Cities Coding Competition arrives at Cardiff University for the 2019 Finals March 24, 2019 Technocamps recently headed to the capital for the national finals of its annual coding competition, this year hosted by Cardiff University.  Pupils… Read More
Technocamps celebrates International Women’s Day 2019 at our Gala Dinner March 20, 2019 Now in its 19th year, Technocamps was once again pleased to host the ITWales International Women’s DayCelebration, which took place at the Marriott Hotel in Swansea… Read More
Technocamps goes Global March 18, 2019 The Technocamps team has recently returned from an incredible overseas adventure, taking the programme global with a trip to Hong Kong alongside… Read More
ITWales International Women’s Day Dinner 2019 – Celebrating Women in Welsh IT February 4, 2019 The annual ITWales International Women's Day Celebration provides an insight into the diverse range of business and career opportunities for… Read More
Technocamps Game Of Codes 2019 Coding Competition – Smart Cities December 13, 2018 Game of Codes is back as Technocamps pan-Wales National Programming Competition.  The competition will enable interested pupils to develop their… Read More
ICT Qualifications Need Fundamental Reform, Says Regulator December 10, 2018 ICT qualifications used in schools and further education colleges are outdated and need fundamental reform. That’s the conclusion reached by… Read More
Technocamps After School Coding Club Spring Term Registration is now open December 4, 2018 The Technocamps 2018-2019 Tuesday or Thursday After School Coding Club starts January and will continue every Tuesday/Thursday afternoon during school term time in the Technocamps Delivery Room, Singleton Campus (Further specific… Read More
Hong Kong Youngsters Learn Computer Science Skills as Successful Welsh collaboration goes Overseas November 29, 2018 The innovative school’s outreach programme Technocamps have announced that they’ll be reuniting with Theatr na nÓg for a collaborative project in Hong… Read More
Teachers Get Stuck In to Programming on Technoteach Course October 15, 2018 Once again the summer holidays have come and gone and a new cohort of teachers enrolled on our Technoteach course… Read More
The Institute of Coding Wales Launched to Tackle Digital Skills Gap October 3, 2018 The Institute of Coding (IoC) in Wales, a major partnership led by Swansea University, which forms part of the National… Read More
Technocamps After-School Coding Club 2018-2019 Begins! September 3, 2018 Overview:  In the After-School Coding Club, a wide range of computing topics will be covered making use of a variety… Read More
Thirty Eight Teachers Across Wales Celebrate Qualification Success July 24, 2018 In July thirty-eight teachers – from both Primary and Secondary schools across Wales – became the third cohort of learners… Read More
Funding Announced for Programme Helping Youngsters Improve Computer Science Skills July 17, 2018 The announcement, at a Prince's Trust event in Cardiff, confirmed that the University’s Technocamps Programme at the Department of Computer Science… Read More
Technocamps & First Campus Artificial Intelligence Residential Conference 2018 July 16, 2018 Thanks to funding, secured by Prof Andrew Ware, via the Journal Division of the International Joint Conferences on Artificial Intelligence… Read More
FREE Accredited CPD Opportunity for Teachers across Wales 2018! July 10, 2018 Technocamps is once again offering a fantastic, unique opportunity to teachers from both primary and secondary schools across Wales; training… Read More
Autonomous Artists a Huge Success! July 5, 2018 This year's Technocamps Annual Robotics Competition gave artistic license to pupils across Wales to combine robotics with the creative world!… Read More
Technocamps recognised for Outstanding Contribution to Public Engagement June 25, 2018 On June 21st Swansea University’s Research & Innovation activities were recognised as part of an awards evening which highlighted the breadth… Read More
Amelia Earhart Day 2018 June 18, 2018 The 18th of June, 2018 marks the 90th anniversary of Amelia Earhart's landing just off the coast of Pwll and… Read More
Dylan Lewis, a teacher at Pontarddulais Comprehensive wins award for Best use of Digital Learning June 5, 2018 Dylan Lewis, a teacher from Pontarddulais Comprehensive School who is currently attending our Technoteach course has won an award for… Read More
Technocamps at the Urdd Eisteddfod 2018 June 5, 2018 Technocamps enjoyed a fun-filled week at this year's Eisteddfod yr Urdd in Builth Wells. The stall was overrun by enthusiastic… Read More
Technocamps at the Urdd National Eisteddfod 2018 May 29, 2018 Technocamps are running a stall at the 2018 National Eisteddfod Yr Urdd at the Royal Welsh Showgrounds in Builth Wells… Read More
Technocamps Robotics Competition 2018 – Autonomous Artists May 9, 2018 We are pleased to announce that the Technocamps Robotics Competition is back with the final competition day to be held… Read More
Technoclub represents Wales at the 2018 Robotics World Festival in Detroit, USA May 2, 2018 A team of pupils from Ysgol Glan Clwyd travelled to Detroit, USA in order to represent Wales at the annual… Read More
£1.2m for Welsh Universities to crack the code May 1, 2018 Two Welsh universities are to receive £1.2m to support their involvement in the UK-wide Institute of Coding helping create the… Read More
ITWales International Women’s Day Celebration 2018 March 14, 2018 On March 8th, 2018 at the Marriott Hotel in Swansea, ITWales hosted their Eighteenth Annual International Women’s Day Celebration Dinner… Read More
Game Of Codes 2017 Coding Competition December 15, 2017 Game of Codes is back as Technocamps pan-Wales National Programming Competition.  The competition will enable interested pupils to develop their… Read More
DVLA Coding Challenge Goes off with a Bang! December 4, 2017 On Tuesday 28th November, school teams from across Wales came to compete in the DVLA Code Challenge which was supported by… Read More
Web Development Star Represents GB in WorldSkills Finals November 2, 2017 Alfie Hopkins, a young Welsh Web Development Star from Llanelli, South Wales has represented Great Britain in the WorldSkills Finals… Read More
Science, Technology and the Performing Arts combine in Eye of the Storm October 25, 2017 During this Autumn school term, over 2,000 pupils from Primary schools across south Wales have been taking part in Science… Read More
46 Teachers Begin an Accredited Technoteach CPD Course October 3, 2017 At the start of the Autumn Term, over 46 Teachers from across Wales have begun an extensive, year-long, accredited CPD… Read More
Seventeen Teachers Celebrate Qualification Success July 7, 2017 On 5th July 2017, seventeen teachers – from both Primary and Secondary schools across South Wales – became the second… Read More
FREE Accredited CPD Opportunity for Teachers across Wales! June 23, 2017 Technocamps is once again offering a fantastic, unique opportunity to teachers from both primary and secondary schools across Wales; training… Read More
DVLA Coding Challenge – Imagine it, Code it, Build it, Win it! June 22, 2017 DVLA is running a Wales National Coding Challenge for 7 to 11-year-olds sponsored and supported by Technocamps, in association with… Read More
£1.3 Million to Expand School Computer Coding in Wales June 19, 2017 Cabinet Secretary for Education Kirsty Williams has announced today a £1.3 Million investment to support the plan 'Cracking the Code'… Read More
Swansea University School of Education, Public Seminar May 9, 2017 The reform of STEM education - especially in the wider socio-economic context of developing high-value science and technology skills -… Read More
Live Stream of Robotics World Festival! April 26, 2017 Watch Team Lightning from Ysgol Gyfun Emlyn at the FIRST World Festival of robotics!  https://youtu.be/g0z09xA9ihY https://youtu.be/2Tdq-1uLvcw Read More
Welsh Technoclub to Represent the UK at the 2017 Robotics World Festival in St Louis, USA April 7, 2017 A robotics Technoclub at Ysgol Gyfun Emlyn, Carmarthenshire has been invited to represent the UK in the annual FIRST® Robotics World… Read More
Hendrefoilan Primary School Children Learn to Code April 6, 2017 A pioneering coding club started by Jimi Breisford-Smith; a pupil in Year 6 at Hendrefoilan Primary School is now being… Read More
Game of Codes Sciensational Superheroes Challenge 2016 October 3, 2016 Technocamps is running a pan-Wales National Programming Challenge.  The challenge will enable interested pupils to develop their problem solving, communication… Read More
Teachers Celebrate Qualification Success! July 5, 2016 On July 5th 2016, thirteen teachers from across South Wales became the first cohort of learners to successfully achieve the… Read More
Degree Apprenticeship Free ‘earn while you learn’ Degree Apprenticeship for employees in Wales July 29, 2021 The next intake of our Degree Apprenticeship programme starts in September 2021! Earn a BSc in Applied Software Engineering without… Read More
Education Conference 2021: In Touch with Digital July 26, 2021 We are hosting our 2021 Education Conference on Thursday 4th November! The aim is to bring Wales’s digital educators together… Read More
Newsbyte: Summer 2021 July 19, 2021 Welcome to our Summer 2021 newsletter. We are over halfway through the year already! The second half of 2021 will… Read More
One World, One Technology July 12, 2021 In this guest blog, Delivery Officer Arunima from our Cardiff hub writes about our recent One World, One Technology exchange… Read More
Home of the Future Competition Winners Announced July 8, 2021 And the winner is... Our recent competition, in partnership with Energy Saving Trust and NEST, asked pupils to design their… Read More
Free Certified CPD Programme for Primary School Teachers July 2, 2021 We are offering a free 10-session CPD programme for primary school teachers with the aim of improving knowledge of Computer… Read More
Theatr na nÓg Production: Arandora Star June 30, 2021 Our partner, Theatr na nÓg, presents their play The Arandora Star - which tells the story of the Italian communities… Read More
WiST Webinar: Automated and Efficient June 25, 2021 How can you make your business more efficient? Automated processes can help you communicate with your audiences, streamline your HR… Read More
Free STEM Academy for children in Wales this Summer June 21, 2021 This Summer, we are hosting a series of fun activities across Wales as part of our new STEM Academy! All… Read More
CPD programme to Support New Digital Technology GCSE June 10, 2021 Our new free CPD programme is designed to support secondary school teachers with the delivery of the new Digital Technology… Read More
New Podcast Launched to Encourage Young People to Consider STEM Careers June 2, 2021 Our new podcast, Technotalks, aims to entertain and inform young people about the careers available to them in the Science,… Read More
Space Saving at Eisteddfod yr Urdd May 10, 2021 This year's Eisteddfod yr Urdd is being held between 31 May and 4 June 2021, with a series of competitions,… Read More
Newsbyte: Spring 2021 April 30, 2021 Welcome to our Spring 2021 newsletter. We may not be able to deliver our workshops in schools at the moment,… Read More
STEM careers webinars for 11-18 year olds in Wales April 28, 2021 We are hosting a series of careers webinars for 11-18 year olds to help them understand what roles are available… Read More
Printed Workbooks Make STEM Accessible to All April 22, 2021 We have produced 4,000 physical Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths activity workbooks and resources to support homeschooling without the need… Read More
One World, One Technology April 21, 2021 [Blog by Susan Monkton, Schools Liaison Officer at our Cardiff Hub] The last 12 months have certainly been an experience.… Read More
WiST Event: The Secrets of 365 April 14, 2021 Are you up to date with the latest technology? Have you harnessed the power that Microsoft Office 365 can bring? There… Read More
Join our free virtual coding club March 31, 2021 Our commitment to providing children with the skills they need to develop and grow continues, and we now offer after-school… Read More
Choosing to Challenge: Gender Equality in STEM | GiST on International Women’s Day March 19, 2021 Guest blog written by Laura Roberts from our University of South Wales hub. Laura heads up our GiST events, which… Read More
Introduction to Digital Technology: Secondary Teacher CPD March 16, 2021 On Tuesday 20th April, we are hosting a CPD event for secondary school teachers to support with the new Digital… Read More
Game Development – Secondary Teacher CPD Series March 12, 2021 We are hosting a series of CPD sessions for secondary school teachers focussing on the key concepts of Game Development.… Read More
Free STEM Workshops for Secondary Schools March 10, 2021 With the schools closed and pupils at home, we have adapted our workshop offering to suit your needs. Workshops are… Read More
International Women’s Day success March 8, 2021 Building on the Legacy of ITWales, we held the annual International Women’s Day Celebration event on Monday 8 March 2021. We… Read More
She Inspires Me: Profiling Inspirational Women for International Women’s Day March 8, 2021 For International Women’s Day 2021, we celebrated by inviting members of the public to share profiles of the women who… Read More
Robotics, Micro:Bit and the state-of-the-art of Technology in Education Webinar February 16, 2021 SERAS, the UK's nationwide network for Skills and Education for Robotics and Autonomous Systems, is holding a mini-conference on 25th February… Read More
International Women’s Day 2021 February 8, 2021 Join us as we virtually celebrate Women in STEM and our partnerships over the past year. The annual Technocamps and… Read More
WiST Event: Are You Safe and Cybersecure? February 2, 2021 A sad truth is that most of us will have been affected by at least one information security breach in… Read More
‘Craft My City’ – opportunity for young people to help shape Cardiff using Minecraft January 21, 2021 THIS COMPETITION HAS NOW CLOSED. We are working with Cardiff Council to provide children and young people with a unique… Read More
Free Virtual STEM Workshops for school in Wales November 10, 2020 Luke Clement is part of our Delivery Team who’s been working hard on a new selection of virtual workshops to… Read More
The History of Technocamps October 23, 2020 17 years ago, Technocamps was established as a small unit in Swansea University. Today, we work across seven Welsh universities… Read More
Activity Packs Launched to Support Pupils, Teachers, and Parents March 20, 2020 We know that this is a very worrying time but we wanted to keep everyone updated as far as we… Read More
GiST Cymru Half Term Events – Inspiring Girls into Science and Technology March 16, 2020 Technocamps inspires young women to take up careers in STEM with half-term workshops in both North and South Wales. Since… Read More
Technocamps shortlisted for a Wales STEM Award March 12, 2020 Technocamps has been recognised for the work it does across Wales by being shortlisted in the inaugural Wales STEM Awards. Technocamps… Read More
Celebrating International Women’s Day with Tea and Technology March 11, 2020 Technocamps holds its inaugural Tea and Tech sessions, inspiring young women into science and technology. Complementing our annual gala celebration… Read More
Lots of Fun at Super Science Swansea March 10, 2020 Showcasing our Amazing Technology with Oriel Science at the Waterfront Museum in Swansea  In celebration of British Science Week and International Women’s… Read More
Wales celebrates and encourages women to be the Future of Science and Technology in Wales March 9, 2020 Building on the Legacy of ITWales, Technocamps hosts International Women’s Day Annual Celebration Dinner 2020. Technocamps is proud to have hosted… Read More
Technocamps launches its brand new Network for Women Working in STEM January 13, 2020 The year 2019 saw the launch of Technocamps new Role Model Network for women working in STEM, in association with… Read More
We are celebrating the success of the first degree apprenticeship graduates in Wales December 18, 2019 Swansea University is celebrating the success of the first degree apprenticeship graduates in Wales. The 14 students have completed a… Read More
Analysing algorithms, mathematics, and computer science at the Royal Institute Christmas Lectures December 15, 2019 The Royal Institution Christmas Lectures are well-established in the UK Calendar and this year two Technocamps University partners were able… Read More
FREE Accredited CPD Opportunity for Teachers across Wales 2020 December 13, 2019 Technocamps is once again offering a fantastic, unique opportunity to teachers and support staff from both primary and secondary schools… Read More
Working with the DVLA and its annual Coding Challenge December 5, 2019 We are proud and privileged to continue our long-term relationship with Swansea’s DVLA and once again sponsored their annual ‘Code… Read More
Partnering with the Seren Network to create the technology stars of the future November 30, 2019 Seren Network at Technocamps HQ / Swansea University Our project has recently teamed up with the Seren Network to help… Read More
Game of Codes is back! November 22, 2019 The competition (now in its 5th year) gives pupils from all across the country the opportunity to develop their problem… Read More
Technocamps Joins in the Fun at Swansea Science Festival November 15, 2019 Kicking off the half-term holidays in Wales, the Swansea Science Festival is an annual treat for both children and grown-ups, offering hands-on… Read More
Degree Apprenticeship student shortlisted for success! October 29, 2019 We are proud to be celebrating with Max Rochefort-Shugar, a second-year student on the BSc (Hons) Applied Software Engineering Degree… Read More
Curriculum for Success? October 29, 2019 It was an amazing day for educational professionals throughout Wales as Technocamps hosted an unprecedented day of learning, designed to… Read More
Technocamps Welcomes the Minister for Education, Kirsty Williams AM September 17, 2019 Technocamps was pleased to welcome the Minister for Education, Kirsty Williams AM to its Headquarters at Swansea University to find out more… Read More
Swansea University Celebrates the Success of the First Degree Apprenticeship Graduates in Wales September 12, 2019 Fourteen students make up the first-ever cohort of Degree Apprentices in Wales, all of whom will graduate this year with… Read More
GiST Cymru Summer School August 16, 2019 Technocamps was extremely proud to lead on an innovative new programme designed to encourage young women towards STEM careers. The… Read More
STEM Enrichment Summer School with Yellowsands Foundation August 15, 2019 Last week was the end of our three week Summer School Programme with the students from Ysgol Bae Baglan who… Read More
2019 National Eisteddfod in Llanrwst August 10, 2019 Technocamps were proud to participate in this year’s National Eisteddfod in Llanrwst. Our stand on the Maes hosted a variety… Read More
Smashing the stereotypes as GiST Cymru launches in the Valleys July 22, 2019 Technocamps was extremely proud to lead on an innovative new programme, designed to encourage young women towards STEM careers.  Last… Read More
2019 Robotics Competition July 17, 2019 Our annual Technocamps Robotics Competition was held on 17 July 2019 in the University of South Wales, Cardiff. The theme… Read More
Congratulations to our 2019 VTCT Graduates! July 15, 2019 Technocamps is extremely proud to be able to announce and celebrate the success of our most recent graduates from the… Read More
Setting up our Stall for Science and the Assembly June 11, 2019 The event is hosted annually in the Senedd and Pierhead Building in Cardiff Bay and offers companies and projects a showcase for… Read More
FREE Accredited CPD Opportunity for Teachers across Wales 2019! June 11, 2019 Technocamps is once again offering a fantastic, unique opportunity to teachers from both primary and secondary schools across Wales; training… Read More
Swansea University Launches into the CoSMOS May 21, 2019 CoSMOS occupies the second floor of the Margam Building on the Singleton Campus.   The space is home to five major outreach… Read More
FLL Robotics Team Egni collect Judges Choice Award for ‘Thinking Big’ at World Festival in Detroit May 8, 2019 The First Lego League Festival takes place annually and is a huge celebration of all things robotic with fierce but friendly competition… Read More
Technocamps joins the expert judging panel at the First© Lego League World Festival 2019 April 26, 2019 Technocamps continues to develop its international reputation within the field of Computer Science Education as we aim to take our… Read More
Technocamps Robotics Competition 2019 – Disaster Droids April 11, 2019 We are pleased to announce that the Technocamps Robotics Competition is back with the final competition day to be held… Read More
Super Science Sunday comes to Swansea March 28, 2019 The Technocamps team was privileged to have been invited to participate in Super Science Sunday, organised by Swansea University's Oriel Science project as part of British… Read More
Technocamps’ Smart Cities Coding Competition arrives at Cardiff University for the 2019 Finals March 24, 2019 Technocamps recently headed to the capital for the national finals of its annual coding competition, this year hosted by Cardiff University.  Pupils… Read More
Technocamps celebrates International Women’s Day 2019 at our Gala Dinner March 20, 2019 Now in its 19th year, Technocamps was once again pleased to host the ITWales International Women’s DayCelebration, which took place at the Marriott Hotel in Swansea… Read More
Technocamps goes Global March 18, 2019 The Technocamps team has recently returned from an incredible overseas adventure, taking the programme global with a trip to Hong Kong alongside… Read More
ITWales International Women’s Day Dinner 2019 – Celebrating Women in Welsh IT February 4, 2019 The annual ITWales International Women's Day Celebration provides an insight into the diverse range of business and career opportunities for… Read More
Technocamps Game Of Codes 2019 Coding Competition – Smart Cities December 13, 2018 Game of Codes is back as Technocamps pan-Wales National Programming Competition.  The competition will enable interested pupils to develop their… Read More
ICT Qualifications Need Fundamental Reform, Says Regulator December 10, 2018 ICT qualifications used in schools and further education colleges are outdated and need fundamental reform. That’s the conclusion reached by… Read More
Technocamps After School Coding Club Spring Term Registration is now open December 4, 2018 The Technocamps 2018-2019 Tuesday or Thursday After School Coding Club starts January and will continue every Tuesday/Thursday afternoon during school term time in the Technocamps Delivery Room, Singleton Campus (Further specific… Read More
Hong Kong Youngsters Learn Computer Science Skills as Successful Welsh collaboration goes Overseas November 29, 2018 The innovative school’s outreach programme Technocamps have announced that they’ll be reuniting with Theatr na nÓg for a collaborative project in Hong… Read More
Teachers Get Stuck In to Programming on Technoteach Course October 15, 2018 Once again the summer holidays have come and gone and a new cohort of teachers enrolled on our Technoteach course… Read More
The Institute of Coding Wales Launched to Tackle Digital Skills Gap October 3, 2018 The Institute of Coding (IoC) in Wales, a major partnership led by Swansea University, which forms part of the National… Read More
Technocamps After-School Coding Club 2018-2019 Begins! September 3, 2018 Overview:  In the After-School Coding Club, a wide range of computing topics will be covered making use of a variety… Read More
Thirty Eight Teachers Across Wales Celebrate Qualification Success July 24, 2018 In July thirty-eight teachers – from both Primary and Secondary schools across Wales – became the third cohort of learners… Read More
Funding Announced for Programme Helping Youngsters Improve Computer Science Skills July 17, 2018 The announcement, at a Prince's Trust event in Cardiff, confirmed that the University’s Technocamps Programme at the Department of Computer Science… Read More
Technocamps & First Campus Artificial Intelligence Residential Conference 2018 July 16, 2018 Thanks to funding, secured by Prof Andrew Ware, via the Journal Division of the International Joint Conferences on Artificial Intelligence… Read More
FREE Accredited CPD Opportunity for Teachers across Wales 2018! July 10, 2018 Technocamps is once again offering a fantastic, unique opportunity to teachers from both primary and secondary schools across Wales; training… Read More
Autonomous Artists a Huge Success! July 5, 2018 This year's Technocamps Annual Robotics Competition gave artistic license to pupils across Wales to combine robotics with the creative world!… Read More
Technocamps recognised for Outstanding Contribution to Public Engagement June 25, 2018 On June 21st Swansea University’s Research & Innovation activities were recognised as part of an awards evening which highlighted the breadth… Read More
Amelia Earhart Day 2018 June 18, 2018 The 18th of June, 2018 marks the 90th anniversary of Amelia Earhart's landing just off the coast of Pwll and… Read More
Dylan Lewis, a teacher at Pontarddulais Comprehensive wins award for Best use of Digital Learning June 5, 2018 Dylan Lewis, a teacher from Pontarddulais Comprehensive School who is currently attending our Technoteach course has won an award for… Read More
Technocamps at the Urdd Eisteddfod 2018 June 5, 2018 Technocamps enjoyed a fun-filled week at this year's Eisteddfod yr Urdd in Builth Wells. The stall was overrun by enthusiastic… Read More
Technocamps at the Urdd National Eisteddfod 2018 May 29, 2018 Technocamps are running a stall at the 2018 National Eisteddfod Yr Urdd at the Royal Welsh Showgrounds in Builth Wells… Read More
Technocamps Robotics Competition 2018 – Autonomous Artists May 9, 2018 We are pleased to announce that the Technocamps Robotics Competition is back with the final competition day to be held… Read More
Technoclub represents Wales at the 2018 Robotics World Festival in Detroit, USA May 2, 2018 A team of pupils from Ysgol Glan Clwyd travelled to Detroit, USA in order to represent Wales at the annual… Read More
£1.2m for Welsh Universities to crack the code May 1, 2018 Two Welsh universities are to receive £1.2m to support their involvement in the UK-wide Institute of Coding helping create the… Read More
ITWales International Women’s Day Celebration 2018 March 14, 2018 On March 8th, 2018 at the Marriott Hotel in Swansea, ITWales hosted their Eighteenth Annual International Women’s Day Celebration Dinner… Read More
Game Of Codes 2017 Coding Competition December 15, 2017 Game of Codes is back as Technocamps pan-Wales National Programming Competition.  The competition will enable interested pupils to develop their… Read More
DVLA Coding Challenge Goes off with a Bang! December 4, 2017 On Tuesday 28th November, school teams from across Wales came to compete in the DVLA Code Challenge which was supported by… Read More
Web Development Star Represents GB in WorldSkills Finals November 2, 2017 Alfie Hopkins, a young Welsh Web Development Star from Llanelli, South Wales has represented Great Britain in the WorldSkills Finals… Read More
Science, Technology and the Performing Arts combine in Eye of the Storm October 25, 2017 During this Autumn school term, over 2,000 pupils from Primary schools across south Wales have been taking part in Science… Read More
46 Teachers Begin an Accredited Technoteach CPD Course October 3, 2017 At the start of the Autumn Term, over 46 Teachers from across Wales have begun an extensive, year-long, accredited CPD… Read More
Seventeen Teachers Celebrate Qualification Success July 7, 2017 On 5th July 2017, seventeen teachers – from both Primary and Secondary schools across South Wales – became the second… Read More
FREE Accredited CPD Opportunity for Teachers across Wales! June 23, 2017 Technocamps is once again offering a fantastic, unique opportunity to teachers from both primary and secondary schools across Wales; training… Read More
DVLA Coding Challenge – Imagine it, Code it, Build it, Win it! June 22, 2017 DVLA is running a Wales National Coding Challenge for 7 to 11-year-olds sponsored and supported by Technocamps, in association with… Read More
£1.3 Million to Expand School Computer Coding in Wales June 19, 2017 Cabinet Secretary for Education Kirsty Williams has announced today a £1.3 Million investment to support the plan 'Cracking the Code'… Read More
Swansea University School of Education, Public Seminar May 9, 2017 The reform of STEM education - especially in the wider socio-economic context of developing high-value science and technology skills -… Read More
Live Stream of Robotics World Festival! April 26, 2017 Watch Team Lightning from Ysgol Gyfun Emlyn at the FIRST World Festival of robotics!  https://youtu.be/g0z09xA9ihY https://youtu.be/2Tdq-1uLvcw Read More
Welsh Technoclub to Represent the UK at the 2017 Robotics World Festival in St Louis, USA April 7, 2017 A robotics Technoclub at Ysgol Gyfun Emlyn, Carmarthenshire has been invited to represent the UK in the annual FIRST® Robotics World… Read More
Hendrefoilan Primary School Children Learn to Code April 6, 2017 A pioneering coding club started by Jimi Breisford-Smith; a pupil in Year 6 at Hendrefoilan Primary School is now being… Read More
Game of Codes Sciensational Superheroes Challenge 2016 October 3, 2016 Technocamps is running a pan-Wales National Programming Challenge.  The challenge will enable interested pupils to develop their problem solving, communication… Read More
Teachers Celebrate Qualification Success! July 5, 2016 On July 5th 2016, thirteen teachers from across South Wales became the first cohort of learners to successfully achieve the… Read More
Home of the Future Competition Winners Announced July 8, 2021 And the winner is... Our recent competition, in partnership with Energy Saving Trust and NEST, asked pupils to design their… Read More
Minecraft set to influence future design of new cancer centre May 11, 2021 We are working on an exciting partnership with Velindre University NHS Trust to adopt gamification to engage the children and… Read More
Home of the Future Competition April 13, 2021 THIS COMPETITION HAS NOW ENDED Can you develop a game that shows energy efficiency in the home and the issues… Read More
Game of Codes: Education of the Future February 4, 2021 THIS COMPETITION HAS NOW ENDED. We are running our first pan-Wales virtual Game of Codes programming competition. The competition will… Read More
‘Craft My City’ – opportunity for young people to help shape Cardiff using Minecraft January 21, 2021 THIS COMPETITION HAS NOW CLOSED. We are working with Cardiff Council to provide children and young people with a unique… Read More
New Activity Pack Competition January 8, 2021 THIS COMPETITION HAS NOW CLOSED. We're offering prizes to the schools and pupils who complete the most activity packs on… Read More
WRU Club of the Future Competition December 7, 2020 This competition is now closed. Can you combine Welsh culture and history with your hopes and dreams for the future… Read More
Nesta Challenges Longitude Explorer Prize November 20, 2020 This competition has now closed. Nesta Challenges has teamed up with Amazon to launch fourth edition of the Longitude Explorer… Read More
Activity Packs Competition September 24, 2020 COMPETITION NOW CLOSED Our new on-line Activity Packs have helped to keep children motivated and excited this summer and they… Read More
Working with the DVLA and its annual Coding Challenge December 5, 2019 We are proud and privileged to continue our long-term relationship with Swansea’s DVLA and once again sponsored their annual ‘Code… Read More
Game of Codes is back! November 22, 2019 The competition (now in its 5th year) gives pupils from all across the country the opportunity to develop their problem… Read More
2019 Robotics Competition July 17, 2019 Our annual Technocamps Robotics Competition was held on 17 July 2019 in the University of South Wales, Cardiff. The theme… Read More
FLL Robotics Team Egni collect Judges Choice Award for ‘Thinking Big’ at World Festival in Detroit May 8, 2019 The First Lego League Festival takes place annually and is a huge celebration of all things robotic with fierce but friendly competition… Read More
Technocamps Robotics Competition 2019 – Disaster Droids April 11, 2019 We are pleased to announce that the Technocamps Robotics Competition is back with the final competition day to be held… Read More
Technocamps’ Smart Cities Coding Competition arrives at Cardiff University for the 2019 Finals March 24, 2019 Technocamps recently headed to the capital for the national finals of its annual coding competition, this year hosted by Cardiff University.  Pupils… Read More
Technocamps Game Of Codes 2019 Coding Competition – Smart Cities December 13, 2018 Game of Codes is back as Technocamps pan-Wales National Programming Competition.  The competition will enable interested pupils to develop their… Read More
Autonomous Artists a Huge Success! July 5, 2018 This year's Technocamps Annual Robotics Competition gave artistic license to pupils across Wales to combine robotics with the creative world!… Read More
Technocamps Robotics Competition 2018 – Autonomous Artists May 9, 2018 We are pleased to announce that the Technocamps Robotics Competition is back with the final competition day to be held… Read More
Technoclub represents Wales at the 2018 Robotics World Festival in Detroit, USA May 2, 2018 A team of pupils from Ysgol Glan Clwyd travelled to Detroit, USA in order to represent Wales at the annual… Read More
Game Of Codes 2017 Coding Competition December 15, 2017 Game of Codes is back as Technocamps pan-Wales National Programming Competition.  The competition will enable interested pupils to develop their… Read More
DVLA Coding Challenge Goes off with a Bang! December 4, 2017 On Tuesday 28th November, school teams from across Wales came to compete in the DVLA Code Challenge which was supported by… Read More
Web Development Star Represents GB in WorldSkills Finals November 2, 2017 Alfie Hopkins, a young Welsh Web Development Star from Llanelli, South Wales has represented Great Britain in the WorldSkills Finals… Read More
DVLA Coding Challenge – Imagine it, Code it, Build it, Win it! June 22, 2017 DVLA is running a Wales National Coding Challenge for 7 to 11-year-olds sponsored and supported by Technocamps, in association with… Read More
Live Stream of Robotics World Festival! April 26, 2017 Watch Team Lightning from Ysgol Gyfun Emlyn at the FIRST World Festival of robotics!  https://youtu.be/g0z09xA9ihY https://youtu.be/2Tdq-1uLvcw Read More
Welsh Technoclub to Represent the UK at the 2017 Robotics World Festival in St Louis, USA April 7, 2017 A robotics Technoclub at Ysgol Gyfun Emlyn, Carmarthenshire has been invited to represent the UK in the annual FIRST® Robotics World… Read More
Using Minecraft to improve Cardiff’s sustainability plans June 8, 2021 [Blog by Technocamps Delivery Officer, Laura Choy] Minecraft captures an element of artistic freedom that many other mediums haven’t yet… Read More
The New Digital Technology GCSE in Wales: (Nearly) Everything You Need to Know May 18, 2021 The Digital Technology GCSE will be introduced to schools in Wales in September 2021. Here's (nearly) everything you need to… Read More
One World, One Technology April 21, 2021 [Blog by Susan Monkton, Schools Liaison Officer at our Cardiff Hub] The last 12 months have certainly been an experience.… Read More
Virtual STEM fun with the Brownies and Guides April 14, 2021 [Blog by Technocamps Schools Liaison Officer, Joanne Ralph] I have been Schools Liaison Officer for Technocamps for the past two… Read More
How to Make Sure you’re Cybersecure April 13, 2021 [Blog by Technocamps Delivery Officer, Olga Petrovska] Do you remember a time when hearing “You’ve got mail” caused elation? For… Read More
Getting girls interested in STEM March 30, 2021 Only 26% of STEM graduates are female. This shocking (yet probably unsurprising) number may well be increasing, but very slowly.… Read More
Learning with Lego in Lockdown October 12, 2020 Our Bangor Hub Coordinator, Alex Clewett, had a very productive lockdown. Here, he talks about his experience with the new… Read More
Newsbyte: Summer 2021 July 19, 2021 Welcome to our Summer 2021 newsletter. We are over halfway through the year already! The second half of 2021 will… Read More
Newsbyte: Spring 2021 April 30, 2021 Welcome to our Spring 2021 newsletter. We may not be able to deliver our workshops in schools at the moment,… Read More
Newsbyte: Winter Issue February 1, 2021 Welcome to our Winter 2021 newsletter. We may not be able to come into schools at the moment, but the… Read More
Newsbyte: Autumn Issue November 4, 2020 Welcome to the Autumn issue of Newsbyte! We've had a busy few months with our successful Summer of STEM and… Read More
Newsbyte: Spring Issue April 8, 2020 Welcome to our Spring 2020 newsletter. We may not be able to come into schools at the moment, but the… Read More
Case Study: Dan Evans May 4, 2021 Dan lives near the small village of Bethesda in North Wales and is currently studying a BSc in Computer Information… Read More
Case Study: Derek Leung April 7, 2021 Derek attended Ysgol David Hughes, where Technocamps participated in several workshops for skills days amongst other activities. He was involved… Read More
Case study: Cheralyn Nadal March 10, 2021 Cheralyn is in her second year of studying Applied Software Engineering through our Degree Apprenticeship programme, and she has worked… Read More
Case Study: Sarah Clarke February 15, 2021 During Sarah’s school years, she visited the computer room once a week and often let someone else do the work… Read More
Case Study: Alfie Hopkin January 21, 2021 At age 14, Alfie Hopkin took part in a Technocamps 2-day iOS app building course alongside some college students. He… Read More
Case Study: Merlin Warner-Huish January 7, 2021 At 15 years old, Merlin has started her GCSEs at Olchfa Comprehensive in Swansea. Her chosen subjects at GCSE are… Read More
Case study: Casey Denner October 14, 2020 Casey’s route into Computer Science was an unsual one. She was all set to be a French teacher until the… Read More
Case study: Ben Dodd September 11, 2020 It is common to think that once you have a full-time job, your education stops. We believe that learning is… Read More
Case study: Robert Harris September 8, 2020 Robert is a Cardiff University graduate whose career in computer science was inspired by a week-long Technocamps workshop he undertook… Read More
Case study: Bryn Bennett July 8, 2020 Bryn has been a teacher at Bassaleg School for over 15 years and has led the Computer Science team for… Read More
Case study: Fiona Humphreys June 2, 2020 Fiona is the Head of Business and an ICT teacher at Ysgol Bro Dinefwr, and she recently undertook our VTCT… Read More
Case study: Colette Hughes May 27, 2020 When Colette was deciding on a topic for one of her final assessments as part of her teacher training, she… Read More
Case study: Paul Finch May 1, 2020 Swansea University’s Degree Apprenticeship in Applied Software Engineering adopts a ‘learn and earn’ approach, combining work and study. For Paul,… Read More
Case Study: Rhun Llwyd April 9, 2020 When Bryn Tawe School IT teacher Rhun Llwyd booked the Technocamps team in to undertake STEM enrichment workshops with his… Read More
Technocamps shortlisted for a Wales STEM Award March 12, 2020 Technocamps has been recognised for the work it does across Wales by being shortlisted in the inaugural Wales STEM Awards. Technocamps… Read More
Degree Apprenticeship student shortlisted for success! October 29, 2019 We are proud to be celebrating with Max Rochefort-Shugar, a second-year student on the BSc (Hons) Applied Software Engineering Degree… Read More
Technocamps recognised for Outstanding Contribution to Public Engagement June 25, 2018 On June 21st Swansea University’s Research & Innovation activities were recognised as part of an awards evening which highlighted the breadth… Read More
Dylan Lewis, a teacher at Pontarddulais Comprehensive wins award for Best use of Digital Learning June 5, 2018 Dylan Lewis, a teacher from Pontarddulais Comprehensive School who is currently attending our Technoteach course has won an award for… Read More
Annual Report 2020 February 11, 2021 We had a busy 2020, moving our entire offering online, hosting a huge Summer of STEM holiday club, launching a new… Read More
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