The Turing Trust is taking part in the Big Give Christmas Challenge to raise funds to support our project “Digital Skills for Malawian Students“. Any donations made between midday on Tuesday 27th November and Tuesday 4th December 2018 will be match funded – so your donation will be doubled. In Malawi only 3% of schools … Continue reading The Turing Trust Christmas Challenge 2018
What a fantastic day! The sun shone powering the mock up SolarBerry. There were several developments to show off this year – spot the small standalone solar panel running a Raspberry Pi. Within the old cricket hut the solar panels were charging the batteries running two Pi networks – allowing passers by to access a … Continue reading The Turing Trust at Barclays Technology Centre Fun Day
If you missed Turing Talks, then this is what you have been waiting for! We are very grateful to Mally and the rest of the team at Heehaw for donating their time and skills to produce a fantastic record of the first Turing Talks. Head over to the Turing Talks website where you can watch the … Continue reading Videos from Turing Talks are here!
We are delighted to welcome our new sponsors, Arcturus Publishing and to be a part of the latest in their series of puzzlebooks “The Alan Turing Codebreaker’s Puzzle Book”. Alan Turing is often called the father of modern computing. During World War II, he worked at Bletchley Park, where top secret work was carried out … Continue reading Arcturus Publishing – our new sponsors
It was great to see the work Shanti Bhardwa has been doing to set up a mock SolarBerry in the cricket pavilion in the ground of Barclays Technology Centre, Radbroke. Powered by just two 150W solar panels on the roof, he was able to run several workstations, including a raspberry Pi zero showing movies. We … Continue reading Mock up SolarBerry at Barclays Technology Centre Fun day
We are delighted to announce our most recent partnership with Code Your Future, a fantastic and fast growing organisation “supporting refugees with the dream of becoming developers.” As they have expanded into Scotland we have been delighted to support their initiative with hardware but also in collaborating to get some of their learning materials into … Continue reading Introducing Code your Future
A huge thank you to Hutchesons’ Grammar School for their generous donation of IT equipment. We appreciated the great support from Jonathan Caddy, Head of Computing Services, in getting it all ready and helping us load up. It’s fantastic to see schools getting involved with our work supporting digital literacy in schools in across Africa.
The Turing Trust already has links with Sherborne School – both Alan Turing and Dermot Turing are old Shirburnians. Today we are keeping these links alive with the donation of IT equipment to support the Turing Trust’s mission to bridge the digital divide in Africa. There are still so many schools in Africa without computers … Continue reading Sherborne School donates computers
The National Museum of Scotland was a fantastic venue for the first ever Turing Talks on 13th June 2017. It was wonderful to be supported by Bernie Hollywood as co-chair with his huge energy and enthusiasm. We are very grateful to all our inspirational speakers, our sponsors and our volunteers for helping to make this … Continue reading Turing Talks was hugely successful
As the official charity partner at CSP 2017, the Turing Trust was able to present our work in the opening plenary session and was featured in Cybertalk Spring issue (check out pages 60-62). We had a great couple of days – meeting plenty of cybersecurity professionals and learning more about the current challenges. Many thanks to … Continue reading The Turing Trust featured in Cybertalk
The Turing Trust is delighted to be the charity partner of the year at CSP2017. This is a great opportunity to connect with cybersecurity professionals from a wide range of backgrounds, including cyber businesses, government, defence, the third sector and academia. The agenda is packed with exciting workshops that allow people to interact, challenge current … Continue reading Charity Partner at CSP: 2017
The Turing Trust is delighted to be the official charity partner of Turing Fest for 2017. We had a fantastic time last year and it was a great opportunity to learn and to connect with people. This year promises to be even bigger and better with four tracks (Product People, Strategy, Full stack Marketing and … Continue reading Turing Fest 2017