WHAT IS TECH WEEK?
Welcome to Ireland’s Tech Week , a nationwide festival of technology driven events aimed at students, parents and the public. Tech Week features classroom & community activities, competitions, and many more.
The revolution of tech is on the rise. It moves so fast – faster than our imagination can keep up with. We have experienced interesting, disruptive innovations as each day passes and it won’t slow down.
This festival offers experiential engagement to students which will allow them to develop their interest in technology, advance creativity and innovation while also let them have a lot of fun!
Join us and make an impact for the future at Tech Week !
TECH WEEK KEY DAYS
Tech Week 2021 will host the following national finals for two schools competitions and a conference for prospective and current third level IT students.
Bebras Computational Thinking Challenge Final
The Bebras® Computational Thinking Challenge allows students to solve interactive tasks online, without prior knowledge about ICT. It is run in over 50 countries and takes place every November.
Top scoring students who took part in the November 2020 national challenge, have been invited to attend the national final.
More information on Bebras can be found here.
A list of the winners from the Bebras National Finals 2021 is here.
Scratch National Competition Final
Scratch is a visual programming language that makes it easy for young people to create their own interactive stories, animations, games, music and art. Scratch is a fun and interesting way to introduce software development to students.
Entries in the Scratch National Competition are currently being whittled down by judges to the 35 projects that will take part in the Scratch National Final.
More information on the Scratch National Competition can be found here.
A list of the Winners from the Scratch National Finals 2021 can be found here.
Becoming an IT Professional
Are you studying to work in IT? Or are you considering choosing this career path? Then this free European conference organised in part by ICS is for you. During the panel discussion, experiences and skills needed to start a career in IT will be discussed. A ‘CV clinic’ exploring how to improve your application to get hired, will also be included.
See the full programme and registration form here.
BE OUR SPONSOR
This is Ireland’s Tech Week – a seven day, community-wide celebration of technology designed to educate, inspire and excite young generations around the technology present in our everyday lives. Bringing the nation’s educational, cultural and scientific institutions together to demonstrate exciting technology-based activities to their communities.
Contact us today on firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss together a sponsorship package that works for your organization.