Thanks to author Craig Steele we have six copies of his amazing book Ultimate Gamer: Career Mode to give away! Continue reading Games coding books up for grabs!
In this video, you’ll find out all about Augmented Reality (AR) from the experts at Whitespace. You’ll also learn how to create your own AR Snapchat filters! Continue reading Jump into Augmented Reality – Whitespace
Ever thought about studying tech at uni? Now’s your chance to ask questions of three students already studying computing, software engineering and ethical hacking.
LIVE: 21 October at 1pm Continue reading What’s it really like to study tech at uni?
Check out this brilliant video from Dumfries and Galloway College, featuring: Mike Jefferson
(Commercial Director, ECO), Heather Anderson (Vice-Principal, Curriculum, Borders College), Joanna Campbell (Principal, Dumfries and Galloway College), and Jane Morrison-Ross (CEO, South of Scotland Enterprise). Continue reading Tech Careers – Women in Computing and IT
By Gurjeet Shetra My name is Gurjeet Shetra, and I work within the Digital Directorate of the Scottish Government as the Cyber Security Compliance and Assurance Manager. I am very new to the IT world and would most definitely not … Continue reading Taking The First Steps On My Cyber Career Journey
In this video from Head Resourcing, Rachel Ricketts discusses the wonderful world of IT, where she highlights the various options open to individuals to enter the world of IT, including college courses, university, apprenticeships. The vast array of roles within … Continue reading The Wonderful World of IT
Find out all about cyber attacks in this video from the School of Computing at Robert Gordon University! Continue reading Cyber Security Inspiration
Update: The nominations are in! The shortlist of nominated teachers is as follows… Jacqueline Campbell – Linlithgow Academy Graeme Colley – Arbroath Academy Ms Craig – St. Thomas Aquinas RC Secondary School Mr Gibson – Shawlands Academy Fraser Christie – St Paul’s RC Academy Maggie Tuohy – Douglas Academy Mrs Mitchell – Mearns Primary School And the winner of the Ada Scotland Inspiring Teacher Award 2021 is… Jacqueline Campbell at Linlithgow Academy Congratulations Ms Campbell! A hamper of ethically-sourced goodies is on its way to you now, courtesy of our sponsors, VeryConnect, Morgan Stanley, and Autorek. Here’s a flavour of … Continue reading Ada Scotland Inspiring Teacher Award 2021
We are excited to launch our poster competition in association with dressCode and Barclays. The competition Pupils have to design their own Choose Computing Science poster. You can submit entries to via the Google form here: bit.ly/AdaScotPoster2021 Important to … Continue reading Poster Competition
By GU Switch – Glasgow University Learn about automated testing with Lucia Cangarova of Glasgow University. In this short video, Lucy will introduce you to Cypress, a framework for testing. Continue reading Automated Testing
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
Discover the importance of reaching your goals. In the session we will discuss how to build your confidence in order to pursue a career in STEM.
LIVE: 20 October at 2.30pm Continue reading Building Confidence in Students
We are a recognised cybersecurity recruitment agency, focused on sourcing the best cyber talent to secure the digital world. In response to the growing skill gap across the cyber landscape, we offer Permanent, Contingent and Executive recruitment services with a … Continue reading LT Harper – Cyber Security Recruitment
Discover how two women changed their career path. Hear their journey as they talk you through their steps to change.
LIVE: 19 October at 4pm Continue reading There is No Wrong Path to Technology
Discover what an early career in technology is all about with the team at Barclays.
LIVE: 11 October 2021 at 5pm Continue reading Barclays: First Steps in Tech – How to Take the Right Career Path
Join the team at Barclays in this panel event where they will be discussing different journeys into the world of technology.
LIVE: 18 October at 5pm Continue reading Barclays: How We Switched to A Tech Career
Dumfries and Galloway College and Borders College are working in partnership to establish a Digital Skills Hub in the south of Scotland to provide upskilling and retraining opportunities in digital skills for people within key sectors of the region’s economy. … Continue reading Dumfries and Galloway College and Borders College
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
Join Equate Scotland’s meetup and hear from inspirational women share their stories into the world of tech.
LIVE: 13 October at 5.30pm Continue reading Equate Meetup: Ada Lovelace Day
How to start coding with Code First Girls. In this session we’ll introduce you to arrange of free classes and courses to get you started.
LIVE: 13 October at 5pm Continue reading How to Start Coding
Ada Scotland Festival launches 11 October at 3pm. Jamie Hepburn to open the festival, followed by Liz Dighton of Boroughmuir High School.
LIVE: 11 October 2021 at 3pm Continue reading Ada Scotland Festival Launch Event
Women into Tech supports and encourages women studying and working in tech: apprentices (foundation / modern / graduate), students, and professionals. The project is led by Edinburgh Napier University and University of Stirling, working with Ada Scotland, and funded by … Continue reading Women into Tech
Discover how technology impacts every part of our lives. In this session Dell Technologies will talk you through the many different careers available in technology.
LIVE: 21 October at 11am Continue reading Digital Futures – Dell Technologies
At Dell Technologies, we are increasing the diversity of our leadership and of our workforce overall. We want Dell Technologies to be a destination employer for women, where everyone drives to create an inclusive environment, and where women are enabled … Continue reading Dell Technologies
If you are concerned about the gender imbalance in the tech world this mentoring session is perfect for you. Join us and share your views and challenges.
LIVE: 12 October 2021 at 5pm Continue reading Women into Tech mentoring circle
We need you to help save the Rhino. Challenge your students to help save these beautiful animals using their technical skills. No exp. required.
LIVE: 20 October at 10am Continue reading Data Skills Live: Defend The Rhino 🦏
Hack the Flag challenge with Edinburgh Napier University Security Society (ENUSEC) a society of students and staff interested in all aspects of cybersecurity.
LIVE: 12-14 October and 19-21 October Continue reading Hack the Flag
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
Join our panel of inspirational young women who together will share their unexpected journeys into the world of tech.
LIVE: 20 October at 5pm Continue reading Tech Women Talk Opportunities
We’re a full-service digital agency, providing a range of digital and creative services from digital marketing to digital transformation. Based in Glasgow in the UK, we operate all over the globe. We work with some of the biggest names in … Continue reading After Digital
Born in Japan, raised in a digital world. Named Cannes Lions 2022 Agency of the Year, we combine craft, innovation, and technology with a deep understanding of modern media, contemporary culture, and customer data to make award-winning and effective work … Continue reading Dentsu Creative
Career journey, highs and lows, and what she’s learned along the way. There will be an opportunity for questions at the end.
LIVE: 14 October at 2-3pm. Continue reading My Story – Mahum Khan (Women in Games Ambassador)
Daydream Believers are a group of passionate, award-winning educators, employers and students who came together to put creativity at the heart of education because they believe innovation and curiosity are key to unlocking the potential of the future workforce. Find … Continue reading Day Dream Believers
Making the world safer, healthier and more efficient Leidos makes the world safer, healthier, and more efficient through information technology, engineering, and science. We specialise in developing and supporting large scale and innovative technology transformation programmes that are designed to … Continue reading Leidos
A workshop to help school teachers identify changes they want to bring about within their schools, and design serious games to help enact that change.
LIVE: 20 October 2021 at 4-5pm
Continue reading Change your School with Serious Games
Get to grips with Scratch programming and the concepts of sequence, repetition and selection through a series of Scratch activities.
LIVE: 12 October at 3.45pm Continue reading Teacher CPD: Barefoot Programming with Scratch
Get a taste of what it’s like to be a Game Designer. Using Microsoft MakeCode you’ll get hands on experience creating your very own video game.
LIVE: 12 October 2021 at 10am Continue reading Inspire Me: Want to be a Game Designer?
Explore the world of AI with The Data Lab Innovation Centre.
LIVE: 18 October at 4pm Continue reading Inspire Me: Exploring the world of Data and AI
Digital has become pervasive and mobile, ubiquitous in society. As a result, we’ve seen how an audience of 1 million now exists as a million audiences of one. Working with us to strive for individual communications – through marketing, design and technology – will disrupt and significantly improve the touch points of overall customer experience. Dog has individuals of specialist skills within the broad disciplines of marketing, design, and technology offering value and innovation at every turn. But it is by forming a pack around every client challenge that we can deliver the greatest result. The pack shares knowledge, generates … Continue reading Dog Digital Agency
Get creative, learning how to develop and create all kinds of shapes and designs. Hands on session ideal for anyone who enjoys designing new concepts.
LIVE: 19 October at 10am Continue reading Show Me: Code Art
Barclays remains focussed on improving gender diversity through a workplace environment and culture that supports and empowers women and men across the organisation to attract and retain women at all levels. From hiring the UK’s first ever female bank manager … Continue reading Barclays
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
The School of Simulation and Visualisation at The Glasgow School of Art is active in research and teaching, creatively exploiting the interface between science, technology and the arts. As an interdisciplinary technology based department within one of the world’s leading … Continue reading School of Simulation and Visualisation @ The Glasgow School of Art
Established in 2017, the Glasgow University Society for Women in Tech (GU SWiTCH) organise a wide range of events including tech talks, workshops and socials with a focus on supporting women interested in technology. GU SWiTCH is open to all … Continue reading Glasgow University Society for Women in Tech (GU SWiTCH)
Our mission is to inspire more children, especially girls, to see the possibility that a career in technology can bring and boost the diversity of future … Continue reading Tech She Can
Scotland’s first innovation district, Glasgow City Innovation District brings together ambitious, forward-thinking people focused on tackling societal and global challenges and driving inclusive economic growth and is the Hub for Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Collaboration. Continue reading Glasgow City Innovation District
The Data Lab’s mission is to help Scotland maximise value from data and lead the world to a data powered future. We believe that collaboration is the key to unlocking data’s potential. Scotland’s thriving data science community is already proving … Continue reading The Data Lab
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
In the world we live in today, the only constant is change. At Forrit we help our clients deliver digital experiences around the globe that entertain, educate, inform and inspire. Since 2014 we’ve been on a mission to give everyone … Continue reading Forrit
Scottish Government aligns with the Digital, Data and Technology Profession Capability Framework. This Capability Framework describes the job roles in the Digital, Data and Technology (DDaT) Profession and provides details of the skills needed to work at each role level. … Continue reading Scottish Government
Our founder Angela Porte has 25+ years experience in senior Technology and Commercial roles, and is passionate about improving diversity within the Technology profession. She created a series of free digital challenges which demonstrate the wide variety of roles available, … Continue reading Mora Consulting
Mahum Khan (Women in Games Ambassador) About Mahum Mahum Khan is the Lead Quality Assurance engineer for Arthur Technologies. She specializes in Game development pipelines, Unity real-time engine and Virtual Reality Technologies. Her products have been featured multiple times by Oculus … Continue reading Women in Games
Inner Wings is a charitable foundation dedicated to inspiring and empowering girls of all ages, through building confidence. Our programmes include role modelling and public speaking workshops, and we are also releasing a series of children’s books written by our founder and CEO of SUSE, Melissa Di Donato. https://www.innerwings.org/ Continue reading Inner Wings
At Equate Scotland, we make a positive difference for women in science engineering, technology and the built environment and actively work to change cultures in organisations and academia. Established in 2006, Equate Scotland is the national expert in gender equality … Continue reading Equate Scotland
The Cyber Academy advocates inclusion at all levels in Computer Science, Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics. At Edinburgh Napier University we pride in that we employ more women at all levels, including Deans and the Principal of the university, and that … Continue reading The Cyber Academy (Edinburgh Napier University)
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