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Last updated 1 July 2018

July 2018

Year 9 Chemistry at Work Day

4 July. Swansea University

Calling all Year 9 Chemistry teachers in the Swansea Area…

Chemistry at Work events offer students the opportunity to appreciate the place of chemistry in everyday life and the world of work, particularly in the local area. The workshops will aim to show a positive image of the chemical sciences as exciting, interesting and wealth-creating activities that are worth considering as a career.

During the day, students take part in workshops, including presentations from local companies that use the chemical sciences in their field of work and hands-on experiences of chemistry in the real world. If you would like to bring a class to this event please contact Llinos at llinos.misra@see-science.co.uk.

Avon Science Technicians Conference

Friday 13 July 2018, 9am – 3pm. Broadlands Academy, St Francis Road, Keynsham, Bristol, BS31 2DY

ASE logoThe 23rd annual meeting of the Avon Science Technicians includes an exciting programme of talks, workshops and exhibitions for school science technicians. The event is open to all science technicians. It is jointly supported by the ASE West of England region and Broadlands Academy.

To book your free place contact joy_dalton@sky.com.

CyberFirst Defenders

30 July – 3 August. Cardiff (venue tbc)

cyberfirst logo.Welsh 14 to 15 year old students are being encouraged to take the opportunity to improve their cyber skills in this free five-day course. The course provides a valuable introduction to the tools, knowledge and skills required to build and protect small networks and personal devices. It complements the GCSE computing curriculum and takes it a step further, offering practical methods to help protect and secure everyday devices, apps and software.

Students at Welsh schools/ colleges are being given priority if they book before Tuesday 22 May. Find out more about the course and its aims here. For all CyberFirst enquiries and queries, please contact Smallpeice on 01926 333200 / cyberfirst@smallpeicetrust.org.uk.

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Engineering Open House Day

Friday 3 August. Various venues

Engineering Open House Day logoFancy seeing all the cool and creative engineering that happens behind some of the UK’s best loved brands? Come to an IET Engineering Open House Day (EOHD) on Friday 3 August!

With events happening across the UK, EOHD aims to help young people and their parents understand what it’s like to work as an engineer by giving special, behind-the-scenes access to a wide variety of organisations. We already have exciting companies like the BBC, Google and Tower Bridge confirmed, so if you would like an educational fun day out make sure you join us.

CyberFirst Futures

6-10 August. Cardiff (venue tbc)

cyberfirst logo.Welsh 15 to 16 year old students are being encouraged to take the opportunity to improve their cyber skills in this free five-day course. Ideal for students looking to study computer science at AS/A Levels, or equivalents. Students will explore advanced cyber security threats to devices, apps and software and investigate ways of protecting them.

Students at Welsh schools/ colleges are being given priority if they book before Tuesday 22 May. Find out more about the course and its aims here. For all CyberFirst enquiries and queries, please contact Smallpeice on 01926 333200 / cyberfirst@smallpeicetrust.org.uk.

Museum Sleepover – Dino Nights!

11/12 August, 5:30pm – 9am. National Museum Cardiff

Museum Sleepover – Dino Nights!You’re invited to a very special sleepover – discover what goes on after dark in an action packed night at the Museum.

Here’s the plan:

  • Take a torch lit tour to explore Wales as it was 200 million years ago
  • Meet some friendly dinosaurs and watch their eggs hatch in a Dino-show to remember
  • Get creative in our craft workshops – you’ll be inspired by fossils, footprints and bones from the Museum’s collection
  • Enjoy a snack box and hot chocolate with a choice of special extras from our toppings station
  • Settle down for a film before bed in our grand theatre – then camp under the dome to dream of ancient lands filled with fabulous beasts
  • Wake up bright and early for breakfast together before you head back to life in the 21st century.

More information here.

CyberFirst Advanced

13-17 August. Cardiff (venue tbc)

cyberfirst logo.Welsh 16 to 17 year old students are being encouraged to take the opportunity to improve their cyber skills in this free five-day course. This is designed to expand the knowledge of anyone studying computer science at AS/A Levels or equivalents or for any student who has a real interest and aptitude for computers. On this course, 16 to 17 year-old students will be fully immersed in the cyber security subject areas which will help them to form their education and career path.

Students at Welsh schools/ colleges are being given priority if they book before Tuesday 22 May. Find out more about the course and its aims here. For all CyberFirst enquiries and queries, please contact Smallpeice on 01926 333200 / cyberfirst@smallpeicetrust.org.uk.

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17th Annual Welsh Physics Teachers Conference Brecon

3 October. Christ College, Brecon

This FREE day of presentations and workshops is a wonderful opportunity for teachers and technicians to take part in a wide variety of physics CPD activities. It is open to all teachers, technicians, newly qualified and trainee teachers.

Talks include:

  • Dr Paul Hardaker CEO Institute of Physics London
  • Ben Ryan – Founder and CEO Ambionic, Anglesey, North Wales – Bionic boy

Choice of 8 workshops including Curriculum workshop, Gender Balance,,Maths for Physics, Flipped Learning, Games and Puzzles and Fun Physics

More information and booking here.

Skills Cymru

Motorpoint Arena Cardiff. 10-11 October

Cymru Llandudno 17-18 October

The SkillsCymru FREE event will inspire and motivate young people to consider opportunities available across Wales. By attending, they will get the best possible start to their career, helping them to make informed decisions and enable them to visualise their career path.

  • Group visit. Our team are already talking to careers teachers and decision makers across Wales to arrange free group visits for students in Years 10, 11, 12 & 13. If you want to visit and have not received a call yet you can book online via the form below, email visitors@prospects.co.uk or call 01823 362800.
  • Evening opening. Families and individuals are welcome to attend and can visit at any time for free. We recommend attending the special open evenings, when exhibitors will be ready to answer any individual questions and queries from families and individuals.

More here.

Rail Week 2018 – Engineering: Shaping The Future

8-14 October

Rail WeekIn support of the government campaign, Rail Week 2018 will be working together with the rest of the rail industry to bring rail engineering and projects closer to you.

Follow Rail Week on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter throughout 2018 to see how Rail and Engineering play an important role economically & socially in the UK and how you can find a career in Rail.

Rail Engineering is a core career within the rail industry among many other career options, and non-engineers working in rail will come into contact with engineering in some way or form throughout their career. Take a closer look at who Rail Engineers are at our People in Rail page.

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Training Day

Tuesday 16 October 2018

WAST logo.jpgTo mark the World-Wide Restart a Heart Day, the Welsh Ambulance Service Trust (WAST) will be coordinating a cardiopulmonary resuscitation training day for thousands of students across secondary schools in Wales.

If someone suffers a cardiac arrest, their chances of survival double if it happens in front of a bystander who immediately starts CPR before our arrival.

WAST would like to invite every secondary school to take part in a Restart a Heart Day to learn how to save a life!

Back to topNovember 2018

The National Education Show

November 16. Cardiff City Hall

NAtional Education ShowThe National Education Show, returning to Cardiff City Hall for the second year, is Wales’ biggest education conference. It aims to raise standards of education in Wales and bring a host of teachers, school staff and educational specialists under one roof for an all-day showcase and exhibition.

With over 50 seminars, 100 exhibitors and 4,000 visitors, the event is ideal for INSET days and teacher training days – covering a range of topics such as mental health, leadership, SEND and much more.

More seminar descriptions and speaker biogs here http://www.nationaleducationshow.com/seminars. For help or advice when booking, or to book a large group of people, call 02922 400382 or email info@nationaleducationshow.com

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