James Turing welcomed Ben Macpherson, Minister for Europe, Migration and International Development in the Scottish Government, to the Turing Trust warehouse in Newbridge and was delighted to be able to demonstrate our operations wiping and refurbishing computers before shipping them out to schools in sub-Saharan Africa. This is the second batch of used IT equipment … Continue reading A great start to 2020 – the Scottish Government donates 1,000 computers!
James Turing was on hand to receive a fantastic donation of 100 computers and accessories from the Scottish Government. This donation, delivered to our premises in Newbridge by a team from the Information and Technology Services (iTECS) Division, will enable thousands of students to learn digital skills, whilst reusing these computers will significantly offset carbon … Continue reading Schools in sub-Saharan Africa to receive used computer equipment from the Scottish Government
Reusing IT and The Turing Trust share a vision of reusing IT equipment to benefit disadvantaged communities, particularly in Africa and to protect the environment by refurbishing IT equipment. This extends its useful life, producing both energy and carbon savings. We have had massive support from Ross Cockburn and his team at Reusing IT over … Continue reading Celebrating fantastic support from Reusing IT
The work of the Turing Trust is underpinned by organisations that have a Circular Economy approach to doing business. We are delighted to be working with Historic Environment Scotland by providing a re-use solution for their redundant ICT equipment. Their most recent donation, which was kindly dropped off in their electric van, helped to offset … Continue reading Historic Environment Scotland supports a Circular Economy
We’re delighted to celebrate our partnership with Turing Tumble as they are kindly donating a percentage of every Turing Tumble sold on their website. Their donations will enable us to put more electrical powered computers in Malawian classrooms as their marble powered computers spread across the world! So far their donations will help to put over 1,300 … Continue reading Fantastic support from Turing Tumble
We’re delighted to be working with Software Box Ltd (SBL) to help get ever more computers donated to Malawian schools. We’ve recently received our first shipment from SBL which included some fantastic donations from CSP’s tech amnesty where many attendees brought in their old IT equipment ranging from laptops to mice and keyboards. This is … Continue reading CSP’s tech amnesty is off to a flying start thanks to SBL!
We’d like to say a huge thank you to Edinburgh Napier University for their fantastic donation of IT equipment, and give a special shout out to Dr Sally Smith who organised (and dropped off!) the donation. Edinburgh Napier University, which takes its name from the brilliant 16th century mathematician John Napier, has more than 19,000 … Continue reading PC Donation from Edinburgh Napier University
We’ve won a Learning Equality Kolibri Hardware grant! Our team are looking forward to getting started with the project and seeing the positive impact it’ll have on our schools. What does this mean for the Turing Trust? Over the next year, we’ll be working closely with two schools in Mzuzu to trial the introduction of … Continue reading Kolibri Hardware Grant winners
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
Following our recent partnership with Covestro we’ve been fortunate enough to receive a donation of a-ACADEMY Primary School to teach English and Science from Avallain Foundation. This software will be installed on our next batch of IT equipment making its way to schools across Northern Malawi, strengthening our eLibrary by giving teachers top quality offline resources. … Continue reading Turing Trust and Avallain Foundation
We are delighted to announce that our latest shipment of IT equipment has arrived in Malawi: Our new partner Covestro donated 500 refurbished laptops as part of a long term engagement. These PCs will be used to give children access to IT education and a wealth of offline resources with our eLibrary to support their … Continue reading Fostering Education in Partnership with Covestro
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