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Tech activities and resources

Ready to get involved with Tech Industry in the Classroom? Use the activities and resources on this page to deliver a fun, insightful session.

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Tech activities for employers

We promised you some out of the box tech activities – here they are! We've tapped into some of Cyber Skills Live's popular games and built complete lessons around them. You'll also find a couple of our own standalone lessons and worksheets that are perfect for using in the classroom.

Keeping the lights on

Lead school pupils while they act as cyber security analysts and engineers to protect the electricity grid.

Data security – keeping the lights on slides

Data security – keeping the lights on lesson plan

Data leak Cyber Skills Live game

How to rob a bank

Teach school pupils about ethical hacking and penetration testing as they think like hackers and find security flaws.

How to rob a bank – lesson guide

How to rob a bank – lesson plan

How to rob a bank Cyber Skills Live game

How to solve a murder

There's been a murder in Bishopbriggs! Sift through the evidence and introduce school pupils to digital forensics.

How to solve a murder – lesson guide

How to solve a murder – lesson plan

How to solve a murder Cyber Skills Live game

Code like a pro

Support school pupils as they act like software engineers working as part of a team.

Code like a pro – lesson plan

Code like a pro – slides

Code like a pro – lesson pack overview

Software testing

Help school pupils create a test plan for a cinema chain's new booking system.

Software testing – lesson plan

Software testing – worksheet

Threat intelligence

Supervise school pupils while they work as cyber security professionals aiming to protect a large pharmaceutical company.

Threat intelligence – lesson plan with accompanying slides

Can't see an activity that relates to your job?

Most of our tech activities are centred around Cyber Skills Live’s fun, free games. You can deliver a great session by combining one of those games with a short demo or presentation.

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Guides for employers

Want some more information about exactly what's involved in Tech Industry in the Classroom?

Our guides for employers contain everything you need to know. They'll tell you about all the ways you can bring the tech industry to Scotland’s young people.

Tech Industry in Schools Guide. Learn how to engage with young people. You’ll also find useful stakeholder and partner information.

Virtual Engagement – Best Practice Guide. Want to support schools in a virtual way? This guide will support you to host an online session.

Learn by Doing Toolkit. This will support employers who want to take on a young person for work experience or a Foundation Apprenticeship.

Get in touch with us

Got a question about Tech Industry in the Classroom? Our team would love to hear from you and help you get started.

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