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Final call for BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition

Final call for BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition

Press Releases   •   Sep 03, 2018 10:00 BST

There are three weeks left for Northern Ireland secondary school students to enter the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition. BT is encouraging young people to submit their one-page project idea by 25 September. The theme for BTYSTE 2019 is ‘It Starts Here’ because, for many past participants, the Exhibition has marked the beginning of a successful career in science and technology.

David Meade promotes BTYSTE 2019

David Meade promotes BTYSTE 2019

Press Releases   •   Apr 24, 2018 11:53 BST

NI mentalist David Meade is calling on Northern Ireland students to come up with an original STEM project for the 2019 BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition. To highlight the value of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, BT has commissioned a survey of 300 working people in Belfast - revealing the majority of STEM employees report high job satisfaction rates.

NI Sci Tech workshop encourages student innovation

NI Sci Tech workshop encourages student innovation

Press Releases   •   Feb 22, 2018 15:39 GMT

Over 150 students from across Northern Ireland took part in a day of design and problem-solving activities - organised by CCEA and BT. The Sci Tech workshop at Stranmillis University College was designed to develop their interest in STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) and encourage more NI schools to take part in the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition.

Barefoot Computing Project reaches over 40% of NI Primary Schools in first year

Barefoot Computing Project reaches over 40% of NI Primary Schools in first year

Press Releases   •   Feb 13, 2018 12:48 GMT

More than forty per cent of Northern Ireland Primary Schools have signed up to a BT-sponsored initiative to boost tech literacy in the classroom in its first year. The Barefoot Computing Project works with teachers to help them develop the confidence, knowledge and skills they need to teach computer science and BT is urging more schools to get involved.