In our last session, we invited a guest speaker to talk about their tech job – and what they felt are some of the “ninja skills” of the future, given the trends of automation and climate change.
Many repairs are not so straight-forward. Fault-finding is often the greatest hurdle in a repair. We were rather nervous about this session – partly because over the years working with adults, what we’ve learned is that it is very difficult to teach
We are seeing hints that electronics repair is spreading and proliferating in both primary and secondary school, in Europe and North America.
We were encouraged to stress organisation, preparation and mindful disassembly with year 10 students at Archer Academy in London. Our game controller disassembly and reassembly session worked really well.
Thanks to Ada Lovelace Day, and frankly missing the camaraderie our women skillshares, we had a meetup last night which breathed new life into our efforts to get more women tinkering and fixing