'Dozens of computer mad youngsters have given up some of their school holidays to be mentored by local tech professionals' said Matthew Gudgin, of Radio Norfolk, 'the atmosphere is buzzing' he continued to say.
Step Into Techathon took place at Norwich School over the Easter break. 'The Techathon lets young people aged 8 to 18 explore the possibilities of technology in an informal and creative environment.' Step Into Tech
Over the course of two days, each team took on one of many challenges, trying out ideas, finding out what works and what doesn’t. It was a great opportunity to meet like-minded people, expert mentors and even potential future employers. It was a fun-packed event with the opportunity to learn new skills, make friends and even win prizes.
Matthew Gudgin, of Radio Norfolk, came to the event and interviewed pupils and professionals. You can listen to the show by visiting the Radio Norfolk website or by clicking here. Matthew talks about the Techathon from 1:45:40.
Above: Sophie Duez (M5C), Mei Li Rumsby (M5P), Joshua and Ethanand win the 'Awesomeness Award' from Microsoft.
Below: Techathon participants enjoy advice from a industry professional.