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TECGirls Green Hack Week 2021

TECGirls launch the Great Green Hack Week

May 6, 2021

TECgirls is a Cornish volunteer organisation set up to provide inspirational content and engaging activities for girls across Cornwall to help them explore the worlds of technology, engineering and creative digital. They have launched the Great Green Hack week, working with organisations across Cornwall that are keen to build on…

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Cornwall Art and technology Interactive Map

Sorry, but Software is for the Creatives not the Geeks.

January 19, 2021

Computer Science Mis-sell Technology is just amazing. There are so many incredible things that can be done with technology. There are small speakers in our rooms that can answer questions given to them, doorbells enabling us to see who is at the door no matter where we actually are, video…

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New Mission to Mars rovers

Mars Rovers with Microbits or Arduino

December 18, 2020

First Outing for Mission to Mars Rovers Truro High School for Girls were the first students to utilise Software Cornwall’s new Martian Rovers. Having a purpose built circuit board to improve robustness and ease of construction these rovers have one significant upgrade over their predecessors. These can utilise either an…

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Line drawing of work experience rover

Mission to Mars VWEX

October 1, 2020

Virtual Work Experiences (VWEX) are being trialled in west Cornwall during December 2020 and March 2021. These are being organised through Speakers4Schools via the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership. The 2020 lockdown had all schools cancelling in situe work experience but Software Cornwall took the Mission to…

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Rover driving across monitor during a work experience

Mission to Mars – Virtual Work Experience

July 22, 2020

Mission to Mars at Home July 2020 The Mission to Mars Work Experience for students has been running since 2014. As an award winning education initiative there has already been recognition that Software Cornwall offers a valuable workplace encounter. At the beginning of 2020 schools were very quick to cancel…

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