Restart @school session 10: Future jobs plus a Restart Party
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.
Restart @school session 7: Fault-finding
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
Repair in school, around the world
We are seeing hints that electronics repair is spreading and proliferating in both primary and secondary school, in Europe and North America.
Restart @school session 4: Researching and getting organised for repair
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.
Ada Lovelace Day reflections: encouraging women tinkerers and fixers
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