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TechWomen is the face behind ShadowTech and ShadowTech Teachers.

In 2014 we introduced the very first ShadowTech programme where girls in years 9 – 11 were offered the opportunity to experience what working in the tech sector is like.

The students got to spend a day with an IT professional who provided a mentoring experience for them, highlighting the pathways and opportunities available and helping them decide if a career in tech was for them. Click here to view highlights from our 2018 and 2019 programme.

After six years of following this successful model, TechWomen decided it was time to change things up and evolve our programme. That’s how ShadowTech Teachers has been born.

This new model will give secondary school teachers and career advisors the chance to spend half a day onsite with an IT professional. They can then go back to their schools armed with real-life knowledge to educate and inform their students about tech careers and pathways.

ShadowTech for Teachers will be running from 22 – 26 February 2021.

Click here if you are a teacher/career advisor that would be like be involved.

Click here if you are an IT professional that would like to be involved as a mentor.