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Wed, 24 Apr

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Bodelva

Schools Workshop: Green Futures Jam

We all know that a green future for Cornwall is important, but how can technology help play a critical part in improving services? TECgirls would like to welcome year 8 girls from across Cornwall to come together for our Green Futures Jam.

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Schools Workshop: Green Futures Jam
Schools Workshop: Green Futures Jam

Time & Location

24 Apr 2024, 09:00 – 15:00

Bodelva, Bodelva, Par PL24 2SG, UK

About the event

We all know that a green future for Cornwall is important, but how can technology help play a critical part in improving services? TECgirls would like to welcome year 8 girls from across Cornwall to come together for our first Green Futures Jam. Together we will look at how companies are already using technology to help make the world a better place.  The teams of girls will then have a chance to learn the skills need to come up with their own ideas for apps that can create a better green future for Cornwall. 

Plan for the day:

9:30-9:45 Why Tech needs more girls 

Opening talk from TECgirls founder Caitlin Gould focused on breaking down misconceptions and why the tech industry does better when girls get involved. 

9:45-10:15 Role Model Pannel 

Hear from 3 people who grew up in Cornwall and now work for ServiceNow, one of the biggest tech companies in the world

10:15-12:15 Digital Design Workshops

  • Coding with micro:bits
  • Product Design/User-Centred Design
  • Expert Session - Learn how ServiceNow create apps to solve some of the biggest problems 

12:15: 12:45  Lunch Break (please bring a pack lunch) -

12:45 - 14:45: App Workshop

  • School teams design and prototype apps using paper prototyping to allow for maximum creativity! 

14:45 -15:45: Presentations of their ideas/apps

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