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

Turing’s Testers 2.0 finalist!

We are so excited!! Our very own Turing’s Testers 2.0 are having quite a year! They are finalists in this years SecSerious Unsung Heroes Awards, Rising Star category! You girls are amazing, well done! Super proud. Thank you for all you do!! You are both brilliant 👏

Ada.scot festival

Announcing our launch event! Join us online at 3pm on Tuesday 13 October to hear more about the Ada Scotland Festival. We’ll also be launching a competition or two (with excellent prizes!) and hearing from our amazing founder Toni Scullion Sign up: https://t.co/c0y4OlSIvm

Ada.scot festival features in digit.fyi

It great to see ada.scot festival being promoted in digit.fyi today! You can read the article here. Ada.scot is a new festival that  hopes to encourage more young women and girls to pursue education and careers in computing science. The Ada Scotland Festival, set to be held online on 13th October, will align with Ada Lovelace Day...

Supporting #YoungSTEMLeaderWeek

We are very excited to announce that our founder Toni Scullion will be featuring at a STEM VIP in this years Young Stem Leader Week! “Young STEM Leader Week 2020 is fast approaching and there are many exciting opportunities for YSLs and Delivering Centres to get involved! We are delighted to be supported by an...

Ada.scot festival

Ada.scot is a festival to help raise awareness of Computing Science and inspire more girls into the subject. We are thrilled to announce that we are sponsoring this incredible event! This new initiative of Scotland is co-founded by Dr Matthew Barr, Dr Ella Taylor-Smith and our very own Toni Scullion. There are lots of opportunities...

Collaboration with the talented pupil Lewis Binnie

We are thrilled to support and collaborate with the incredibly talented pupil Lewis Binnie! Lewis is extremely passionate about Computing Science. Our founder Toni Scullion has had the pleasure to teach Lewis. Speaking with our trustee Richard Carey he said, “Lewis is one of the most hardworking and dedicated pupils I have taught. He has...

Turing’s Testers 2.0 finalists

This is brilliant! Our very own Turing’s Testers 2.0 are finalists in ScotlandIS Digital Tech Awards in the Unsung Hero category! This is amazing new, well done girls! We are so proud of you both. Congratulations to all the other finalists! “The awards reflect the strength of the sector, celebrating the wealth of innovation and...

Scottish Technology Ecosystem Review

We are absolutely delighted that dressCode and our founder Toni Scullion are mentioned in the recent Scottish Technology Ecosystem Review. dressCode is recognised as good practice to help closing the gender gap and Toni has been recommended to “be given a full or part-time role in advising government on Computing Science in-curricular design and extra-curricular...

IET Scotland

Join the IET, Mr Richard Lochhead MSP Minister for Further Education, Higher Education and Science and our founder Toni Scullion, to find out why STEM education is important to Scotland. Toni will be sharing her scenic route into her career as a Computing Science teacher. If you’ve not heard her story before, we recommend you tune...

CTRL ALT TEACH

Back in March we said we were involved in a really exciting project! Well here it is, our fantastic founder Toni Scullion is featured in the new initiative to help inspire more Computing Science teachers! “Ctrl Alt Teach aims to promote computing teacher careers to computer science students in Scottish universities. There is a shortage...