We discovered a fantastic show at the Edinburgh Fringe – Bruce Fummey’s show Alba: Scotland the Origins . A real bellyful of laughs and something for everyone to enjoy. We are also proud and delighted to have Bruce’s support for the Turing Trust. Bruce Fummey is very generously donating all the takings from his DVD sales at … Continue reading Bruce Fummey supports the Turing Trust.
The Turing Trust team spent 2 amazing days at Turing Festival. We are so grateful to Brian, Lauren and Marcus for looking after us so well and for inviting the Turing Trust to be the official Turing festival charity partner. There was a real buzz about the festival and we were delighted to meet so … Continue reading Turing Festival was awesome!
James Gondwe and Paul Mwale, our CYD partners in Malawi, presented at the Malawi Scotland Partnership Forum in Mzuzu on 22nd June. This was the first presentation of the joint Turing Trust/CYD project “Improving ICT Skills in Malawi” to representatives from schools hoping to benefit from the project and attracted an overwhelming number of positive … Continue reading Malawi Scotland Partnership Forum
James Turing was among 12 Edinburgh University students who took part in an international meeting in California with President Bill Clinton and Chelsea Clinton this April. The SolarBerry project was among the 900 commitments made by students at the conference and was presented in the seminar on the Circular Economy and mentioned specifically by President … Continue reading The Turing Trust at the Clinton Global Initiative
James Turing, the director of the Turing Trust, recently attended a dinner at Buckingham Palace. This was hosted by the University of Edinburgh Chancellor, HRH The Princess Royal, in recognition of the University of Edinburgh’s teaching, research and international partnerships for global impact. He gave a presentation on his own research and on the work … Continue reading The Turing Trust represented at Global Academies Dinner at Buckingham Palace
Humza Yousaf, the Minister for Europe and International Development, visited the Turing Trust in Edinburgh on March 9th to announce the awards under the latest round of the Scottish Government’s Small Grants Programme for 2016/17. The Turing Trust was delighted to have been awarded £60,000 for a project “Improving ICT skills in rural Malawi, powered … Continue reading The Turing Trust receives a Scottish Government Grant
James Turing, founder of The Turing Trust, travelled to Kenya this summer to run a series of workshops on solar repair. This workshop Brought together e-waste recyclers, solar manufacturers, electronic repair technicians and product designers with University of Edinburgh researchers to address the practical question of what happens to batteries, micro-electronic circuit boards, wires and … Continue reading James Turing runs Kenyan workshop on Solar repair
The Turing Trust were lucky enough to host BIPB for a week long training session in Greater Accra. BIPB** are our corporate sponsor, and have been behind us since early in the year. They sent two members of their team from London, and one from New York. This first of a kind training brought together 50 … Continue reading BIPB come to Ghana for an unforgettable week of IT training
Mr. Edmund Pinto, Country Director of The Turing Trust, a Non-Governmental Organization concerned with youth education and empowerment said the current era of globalization and ICT revolution required concerted efforts by government and other stakeholders to support the youth with the requisite employable skills to make them self-sustainable and curb the surging rural-urban drift.