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Toni Scullion

Toni Scullion

Computing Science teacher and Founder of dressCode

Glasgow, United Kingdom

Toni Scullion, is a Computing Science teacher and recently appointed co-lead of Scottish Teachers Advancing Computing Science. She is also the Founder of the non-profit charity dressCode. The aim of dressCode is to help close the gender gap in Computing Science and to help increase the uptake of Computing Science at school level. Toni is also the co-founder of the Ada Scot festival and the Digital Technology Education Charter.

dressCode have also launched Computing Science Scotland and working with a team of leading Computing Science teachers in Scotland. Computing Science Scotland is a national initiative with the aim to help support, encourage and champion Computing Science teachers.

The work she has done to raise the profile and to support Computing Science as a subject at schools, help inspire the next generation, and work to help close the gender gap has been recognised by a number of awards and recognition most notably she received an honorary doctorate degree from RGU for dedication to computing science education, advancing the subject across the country and furthering women in technology.

Area of Expertise

  • Government, Social Sector & Education

Topics

  • Gender gap in Computing Science in Scottish schools
  • Landscape of Computing Science in schools in Scotland
  • Scottish tech talent pipeline from grassroots - schools

Inspire the Next Generation into Computing Science

Exploring the landscape of Computing Science in schools in Scotland with a particular focus on the gender gap. Highlighting some of the challenges, good practices, and opportunities to get involved to make a difference.

The Scottish Coding Conundrum

Overview of Computing Science at schools in Scotland with a particular focus on the gender gap. Highlighting some of the challenges, opportunities and good practice across the country.

WTM Scotland - International Women's Day 2023 Sessionize Event

March 2023 Glasgow, United Kingdom

Toni Scullion

Computing Science teacher and Founder of dressCode

Glasgow, United Kingdom

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