Have you ever felt as though you’re a bit of a fraud – as though you achieved what you did through luck, not merit? This is imposter syndrome. It’s not just you. Even the most successful women have admitted to … Continue reading Imposter Syndrome
Welcome to LiDAR Forest. This online workshop aims to share some of the fascinating aspects of optical physics, including celebrating Mary Sommerville, a leading light in Scottish Physics, and the work of Dr Valerie Thomas, a main player in the … Continue reading LiDAR Forest
Suitable for students 8-14 There’s more to a Tech Tuesday session than taking a ‘well, I never knew that!’ look at the tech we use every day. Each 20-45 minute session, led by a Tech We Can teacher, is a fun, informative way to get 8-14 year olds excited about the possibilities of tech. It’s a chance to get hands on, with a challenge after each session. And it’s a chance to explore exciting career paths that most will be discovering for the first time. From AI and augmented reality to Co-Bots and even tech for the environment, there’s a … Continue reading Tech Tuesdays by Tech We Can
We asked: Why did you get into computing and what do you get out of it?All the entries were great. Prizes on the way to all the teams. Thanks to the Turing Testers and Jane Morrison-Ross (CEO of South of … Continue reading Winners of our video competition
Do you know a teacher in Scotland who has gone the extra mile to encourage girls to get into computing?
Perhaps someone who’s inspired their female pupils in class, run a coding club for girls, or simply had some extra words of encouragement for a female pupil with an interest in computers? Continue reading Ada Scotland Inspiring Teacher Award 2020
Layla Abdulrahman from Head Resourcing shares her insights on things to think about and how to make informed decisions now. If you’re not sure what options there are in the world of tech, Layla helps unpick the detail behind some … Continue reading STEM Career Focus – Head Resourcing
New for 2021! University of Dundee students and researchers share how they use computers in their work, and what they’re excited to see computers do next Staff and students from the University of Dundee talk about their female role models … Continue reading University of Dundee
We’re giving teachers in Scotland another chance to win a bundle of excellent ada.scot merchandise for their schools! The bundles include t-shirts (in kids’ sizes), badges, and water bottles. How to enter Teachers can enter the giveaway in two ways… … Continue reading Ada Scotland Schools Giveaway – Part 2!
Hear from three inspiring women from the University of Glasgow’s School of Computing Science! Continue reading Video – Glasgow Women in Computing Science
Scotland Women in Technology have partnered with global technology giant, Cisco Systems Inc, to become a Cisco Academy. They offer five free courses in subjects including entrepreneurship, cyber security, Python programming, and Linux. Courses are open for enrollment now! Continue reading SWiT Cisco Academy
We’re delighted to support the inaugural Ada Lovelace Festival in Scotland! Visit our site to hear from inspirational Women in Cisco Scotland explaining what they do in their roles and how they reached that role. https://cisco.onemobshare.com/p/udyoev5akxqhl2w Continue reading Cisco Scotland at the Ada Lovelace Festival
Women who work in Digital, Data and Technology professions across Scottish Government discuss their career pathways and what they love about their jobs! Here are some of the outputs from the workshop… Continue reading Ada Lovelace Festival Scottish Government Workshop
Free 30 min online tech lessons for kids from Tech We Can! Each lesson is on a different topic – including Tech for Sport, Tech for History and Tech for Travel – and they are led by a qualified teacher, … Continue reading Tech Tuesdays
The Data Lab hopes to inspire you to find out more about the power data has to solve problems and bring benefits to all organisations at all levels. Why learn about Data Science? Even if you don’t want to be a data scientist, understanding data science and how it can affect our daily lives is just as important. Pupil’s Portal Let’s go! Teacher’s Portal Find out more Continue reading Data Science for Schools
Coming up in 2021…..our video competition, with amazing prizes for the winning teams. We want to know: Why did you get into computing and what do you get out of it? Continue reading Video Competition
Mora Consulting and Scotland’s Enterprising Schools are currently run by females who have experience of the tech industry. Both are passionate about encouraging females into digital technologies by offering a range of learning experiences which support this aim whilst developing … Continue reading Campaign for Wellbeing Digital Challenge
The inspirational Monica Richardson will answer your questions. Are you wondering what it’s like studying Computing Science at Uni or work in industry? Continue reading Ask the Expert: Monica Richardson
26th – 30th October 2020 A partnership between Young Enterprise Scotland & Scotland’s Enterprising Schools. Supported by The Scottish Tech Army. Inspiring young people to consider careers in digital technology, this exciting interdisciplinary challenge emphasises tech for good and the … Continue reading YES Digital Enterprise Challenge
Join dressCode’s pupil portal. Think it, Make it! Have you enjoyed our cyber treasure hunts and want to try make one of your very own? Looking to learn how to code a game or have you ever had an idea … Continue reading Secondary dressCode club!
Give yourself a challenge and try to complete dressCode’s Cyber Treasure Hunt made by the Turing’s Testers! Continue reading dressCode’s Primary Cyber Security Challenge
What we’re about Entrepreneurship and enterprise are widely thought to be a major driver for economic growth, job creation and wider community development – three things that are essential for Scotland to flourish as a nation. Young people need to … Continue reading Scotland’s Enterprising Schools
The ultimate team challenge! Can you solve this cyber treasure hunt made by dressCode’s Turing’s Testers? Continue reading dressCode’s Secondary Cyber Security Challenge