Summer holidays

One sure-fire way to get up an academic’s nose is to suggest that we have massive long summer holidays. There’s this misconception that we just sit around relaxing when the students aren’t here – without the normal day to day of teaching and admin, we’re just sat in the coffee room drinking pimms or something. […]

BCSWomen & BCS Mid Wales AppInventor family fun day

On Saturday I went back to Ysgol Bro Ddyfi to run my Android Programming Family Fun Day. This didn’t go quite as planned, but it was OK in the end… The way the day is set up is that the first half involves everyone getting the software installed on their own computers, and then working […]