Past Events

47 total events organised and joined since Love Tech started

Cloud Busters! Love Tech at the Met Office

Location: Isle of Man Ronaldsway Airport

Get your kids’ FREE tickets!

This is a brilliant opportunity for any inquisitive young scientists and a real eye-of-the-storm opener if they’ve a particular interest in weather, environmental or climate issues and would love to just ‘shoot the breeze’ with those in the weather-know.

For the 10am session for years 5 & 6, CLICK HERE.

For the 11.30am session for years 7, 8 & 9, CLICK HERE.

Is your child a weather wizard in the making? Would they love to whirl into the wild world of weather forecasting at Ronaldsway Meteorological Office?

Then Love Tech is all prepped to brighten their Easter holidays with…

Cloud Busters! Our latest event in conjunction with Ronaldsway’s Meteorological Office.

Here’s all the important, ‘need-to-know’ stuff:

Event date: Thursday April 4th 2024.

Two sessions:

10:00am for Year Groups 5 & 6

11:30pm for Year Groups 7, 8 & 9

Cost: FREE.

Event Information

  • Each session lasts about an hour and is limited to 15 children.
  • Everyone to meet 10 minutes before kick off by the Information Desk inside the main terminal building.
  • Parents should drop their kids off as there is limited space inside the Met Office.
  • Love Tech will be taking photos on the day for our social media and website campaigns.Please advise us ON THE DAY if you do NOT want your child to be photographed for this purpose. Thank you!

Keen to learn more? Here are a few specifics!

Grab your child’s ticket and get ready to meet the Love Tech team!

We’ll begin by gathering our Cloud Busters 10 minutes before each session at Ronaldsway Information Desk.

From here we’ll take a wander over to the Met Office where we’ll be greeted by Meteorologist and Love Tech Mentor, Kirsty Pendlebury, who’ll guide us through the gadgets and gizmos that help measure everything from sunshine to snowstorms.

In the process your child will learn all the Met Office’s best kept secrets – such as how their magical instruments help them write the forecasts that keep our airways and seas safe for aviation and marine – plus of course, help keep the rest of us dry and warm!

Looking forward to seeing you there – we forecast lots of fun!

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Love Tech Ltd is an IOM registered charity no 1293.

Mum Tech Training Course

Location: Henry Bloom Noble Library

***Love Tech is super excited because…

We have a new event!

  • Do you feel a little out of your tech-depth?
  • Would you love to be able to keep up with the kids?
  • Would you like to know how to keep your kids – and yourself, safe online?
  • How about learning to securely take control of your finances through using tech basics?
  • Or simply inspiring your own kids by showing them that you too can be empowered in STEM?

Then Love Tech would love to invite you to Mum Tech!*

HERE’S WHAT’S ON WHICH DATE:

WEEK 1: Wednesday 10th January:

Cybersecurity and how to stay safe online.

WEEK 2: NOW ON WED FEB 28TH – RESCHEDULED FROM JANUARY 17TH:

Social media – how to use social media apps and how your children might use them.

WEEK 3: NOW ON WED FEB 21ST – RESCHEDULED FROM JANUARY:

IT for work/ study – CV setup, LinkedIn, email confidence and an overview of Cloud storage.

WEEK 4: Wednesday 31st January:

Gaming – fun session to learn what gaming involves, plus how to safely set up games for kids and understand games ratings.

WEEK 5: Wednesday 7th February:

Money matters – online banking and tax forms. How to budget with excel.

WEEK 6: Wednesday 14th February:

Coding/ Web app design – an introduction to coding.

BOOK THE DATES YOU’D LIKE TO ATTEND HERE.

ALSO!! (Very important 🤩), if you book a ticket and later find you can’t make that evening, please return the ticket via Eventbrite so someone else can 🤗

*As the ‘force-multipliers’ in society, the course content is aimed at mums. However, this course is open to anyone who is looking to develop tech skills for the work, home and homework arena.

Love Tech at Digital Isle

Location: Comis Hotel

“Empowering Tomorrow’s Innovators: Your role in supporting our island’s future in STEM.”

Love Tech is very much looking forward to taking part in Digital Isle 2023 – an annual event which sees the Isle of Man’s technology sectors come together for an opportunity to learn, share knowledge and network.

If you’re lucky enough to be a ticket holder, Love Tech is combining with Code Club to host a breakout session in the afternoon that will feature a panel discussion on how to create a legacy of skilled talent in the Isle of Man, and how this is vital for ensuring sustained business success. 

Come and find us!

For more information head over to Digital Isle HERE.

 

STEMFest 2023

Location: Villa Marina

Science. Technology. Engineering. Maths = STEM!

Taking place at the Villa Marina on the 10th and 11th of October, STEM Fest is back and Love Tech can’t wait to see you there!

What is STEM Fest?

STEM Fest is an interactive and educational event designed to engage primary school students in a wide variety of STEM subjects thanks to exciting representation from local companies and organisations – of which Love Tech will be one!

Come and find our stand – chat to our amazing #womeninSTEM mentors, have a go on our VR headsets, and get inspired by ALL THINGS STEM!

Love Tech Wildlife Challenge

Location: Across the Island!

*** EXCITING COMPETITION ***

For all your budding explorers!

Encourage your child to sharpen their observational skills and brandish their binoculars because Love Tech, in conjunction with Manx Wildlife Trust and UNESCO biosphere, have something exceptionally adventurous to help them celebrate our incredible Island… BUT THAT’S NOT ALL!

We’ve also a pretty cool COMPETITION!

*** First prize: A 6th generation iPad Mini, 64GB thanks to our amazing friends at Manx Telecom ***

Other lucky winners will receive £50 vouchers for Manx Wildlife Trust’s Peel shop thanks to our wonderful sponsors over at Appleby.

What to expect…

This challenge is aimed at children aged 8-12.

It takes place throughout August and September across 8 of our Island’s natural habitats.

LINK TO ALL THE SITES HERE

What else you need to know:

The challenge has been designed to encourage young families to get outside and explore nature, then to use tech to make pledges to protect our amazing Biosphere.

Your child will need access to a Smart Phone to follow QR codes that we’ve placed around the sites thanks to UNESCO Biosphere and Manx Wildlife Trust.

These will lead you back to Manx Wildlife’s website, where your child will be invited to make various pledges to protect our Biosphere.

AND…

***CREATE A PLEDGE ALL OF THEIR OWN FOR OUR COMPETITION***

This can be submitted via Manx Wildlife Trust’s website for a chance to win Manx Telecom’s mini iPad or a £50 voucher for Manx Wildlife’s Peel shop.

Representatives from each of the three organisations will select their favourite pledge at the end of September*.

Good luck to one and all – think Biosphere, think detectives, think PRIZES!

*Terms and conditions apply. These can be found on Manx Wildlife Trust’s website.