TechFest is an innovative charity which consistently provides quality STEM events and with over 35 years experience in promoting STEM subjects, this enables us to identify effective activities and measure impact.

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STEM Next 

TechFest is delighted to announce the launch of STEM Next – an essay competition exploring the future of STEM research.

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 EARLY YEARS FESTIVAL 

The Early Years and Primary Programme will return in May 2021!

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Our team delivers a huge range of high quality programmes and events.

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Find out about the TechFest programmes available for early years and primary school aged students here.

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Find out about the TechFest programmes available for secondary school aged students here.

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 Early Years & Primary Outreach

Interactive STEM workshops provided and delivered by TechFest for early years settings, primary schools and ASN. 

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Engineer 'N' Our Lives

How many of us when we look around ever stop to think about the engineers behind what we see, use, eat, what we have in our homes, our shops on our roads, our medicines, plastics, electronics in fact everything we have today? 

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STEM Pipeline

STEM in the Pipeline

Science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Explore how they can be applied in real life situations.

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Maths into Finance

A practical look at how Maths can be applied to the financial sector for S2 pupils.

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TechFest Dome

Learn about Space and Forces with the TechFest Dome, a mobile planetarium which primary, secondary schools and local community groups can enjoy.

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Maths in the Pipeline

A one-day event designed to give students an insight into the oil and gas industry.

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CREST Awards

A project-based awards scheme for the STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) delivered in Scotland by TechFest on behalf of the British Science Association. CREST recognises success, and enables students to build their skills and demonstrate personal achievement in project work.  It offers educators an easy-to-run framework for curriculum enhancement and is student-led, which means that young people take ownership of their projects and choose to undertake them in areas they enjoy. 

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Turn up Tech: How Local Organisations are Evolving

From November 23, 2020 19:00 until November 23, 2020

1st Oct KDs Graphics of Events 14 Befriend a Child - How a local charity has used technology to adapt to COVID-19

Befriend a Child is a local charity which supports children and young people growing up in difficult life circumstances across Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire, offering 1:1 and group befriending and mentoring programmes.

Using technology the charity has adapted and changed both their service delivery model and fundraising in order to ensure they can continue to support local children and young people through COVID-19

Befriend a Child websitewww.befriendachild.org.uk

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Befriendachild/

Instagramhttps://www.instagram.com/befriendachild/

Linked In https://www.linkedin.com/company/befriend-a-child/

 

CHARLIE HOUSE Charlie House - Hands on care in the age of isolation, how we embraced tech to fill a seemingly impossible gap

As a charity that supports children with complex disabilities and life limiting conditions by bringing people together for hands on learning through inclusive activities and shared experiences, the restrictions on movement introduced in response to COVID and additional shielding restrictions for our service users could have forced us to abandon our mission. In this short session we will explain how we took our traditionally hands on service model and moved it online to great effect.

Here is the link to our website and social media https://www.charliehouse.org.uk/

https://www.facebook.com/CharlieHouseHQ/

https://twitter.com/CharlieHouseHQ?lang=en-gb

 

 Screenshot 2020 11 05 at 20.15.39 ScanEasy - You're never too young to innovate

The Story of ScanEasy: A Track & Trace App developed by Sami Brown, a 15 year old Robert Gordon College pupil from Aberdeen, will share his journey and process of creativity during the coronavirus lockdown, to develop from scratch and successfully launch ScanEasy, an innovative digital solution for venues and offices to support of the NHS Track & Trace efforts to minimize Covid transmission in the community. 

www.scaneasy.co.uk 

https://aberdeenbusinessnews.co.uk/aberdeen-teen-launches-track-and-trace-software/ 

https://www.facebook.com/ScanEasyApp/ 

 

2016 Logo 1 Absafe - presents a short video to show the possible impact of the misuse of WhatsApp…. you decide, who is the clown?

Absafe spoke to a group of young people who were worried about the affect WhatsApp groups was having on their mental wellbeing, and the potential influence this could have on how people saw them, and how they saw themselves. Absafe worked with three young people who wrote, filmed and edited a short video to show how this might look, and to determine who the real clown was.

FB -  /absafecharity

Twitter @_absafe

Instagram – @absafeaberdeen 

Website - www.absafe.org.uk 

 

Missed the live event? Don't worry! Watch the talks on our YouTube channel here.