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Latest news, updates and information about what we’re up to.

National Computing Science Role Models

To celebrate Ada Lovelace Day we are launching dressCode’s Computing Science role models. This is a National campaign where we want to help raise awareness of the incredible talent within education at Primary, Secondary, College and University. Let us help you turn role models in your school into National role models for Computing Science! All...

Choose Computing Science poster – Competition

Happy Ada Lovelace Day! We are so excited to launch our poster competition. This competition is open to all Primary and Secondary pupils in the UK and Ireland. The competition: Pupils have to design their own Choose Computing Science poster. You can submit entries to via the google form here: bit.ly/AdaScotPoster2021   See below for...

Halloween competition 🎃

We are so excited about this year’s Halloween competition! This competition is open to all Primary and Secondary pupils in the UK and Ireland. The competition: Pupils have to code a haunted house Halloween themed Scratch project. You can submit entries here bit.ly/HalloweenComp21 See below for more details. Is it free to enter? Yes, the...

dressCode x Young STEM Leader award

We are delighted to say that dressCode is no part of the Young STEM Leader award. This means that pupils who help run a dressCode club can achieve their Young STEM Leader award that has SCQF points. ​Formal awards at YSL4, YSL5 and YSL6 – at SCQF Levels 4, 5 and 6 – are underpinned...

#DigiInventorsChallenge

dressCode are absolutely thrilled to be a partner in this years #DigiInventorsChallenge! This year’s competition is going to be the biggest yet as we are not only partnering with dressCode to pick a winner for each Council area in Scotland but we are also going global and running a parallel competition, with our partners Scottish...

Point of Light award

We are beyond proud of our founder Toni being recognised in todays Points of Light award by 10 Downing Street. She received this award for all the work that she is doing to campaign for the advancement of Computing Science in schools and work to help close the gender gap. Toni is the 1726 person...

Signatory Quote Gallery

We are delighted to launch our new signatory quote gallery as part of the Digital Technology Education Charter. We have over 90 inspiring quotes from signatories from school, college, university and industry all working to #SaveComputingScience. Check it out here

Coding Influencers lead the way

Futurescot have conducted research with sector professionals and industry sources to highlight some of the leading figures across Scotland’s edutech scene whose achievements might be harnessed at a national level to inspire the next generation of coding talent. The list is a very impressive set of individuals who are doing amazing work in teh country. We were delighted to see our Founder...

Almost 100 Scottish organisations and individuals sign new digital education charter

A great article by FutureScot focusing on the progress of the Digital Technology Education Charter. “Since the Digital Technology Education Charter – which aims to encourage uptake of computing science among students and help bridge the skills gap – went live on 12 May, 32 organisations and 62 individuals have shown their support for the organisation and...

Digital Technology Education Charter

We are delighted to announce the launch of our Digital Technology Education Charter. A National movement support Computing Science at schools in Scotland. This Charter is powered by dressCode and lead by our founder Toni Scullion. Below you can find out what it is and why we need it. Sign up at www.dtecharter.org What is...