Virtual Cracking Cryptography

Provided by My World of Work Live by Skills Development Scotland
A My World of Work Live adviser can join your class virtually to deliver a Cracking Cryptography session. In this 60 minute session, pupils will learn about cryptography and will use programs to encrypt and decrypt messages. We'll also explore careers in cyber security. This is suitable for pupils P7 - S3 and pupils will each need a digital device to work on. If you are interested, please book a session and an adviser will get in touch to discuss the practicalities.


Computing and ICT, Financial services

Curriculum areas



Connection between skills and work, Cross-industry skills, Making career decisions

Type of opportunity

Skills development

Target audience

Primary School Pupil, Secondary S1 to S3 (11-14 year old)

Venue/Location Details

Available to

Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire, Angus, Argyll and Bute, Clackmannanshire, Dumfries & Galloway, Dundee City, East Ayrshire, East Dunbartonshire, East Lothian, East Renfrewshire, Edinburgh (City of), Eilean Siar, Falkirk, Fife, Glasgow, Highland, Inverclyde, Midlothian, Moray, North Ayrshire, North Lanarkshire, Orkney Islands, Perth & Kinross, Renfrewshire, Scottish Borders, Shetland Islands, South Ayrshire, South Lanarkshire, Stirling, West Lothian, West Dunbartonshire

Open date

21st September 2020 - 30th June 2021
Duration: (s)
Recommended group size: 30

There are no set dates for this opportunity yet. You can submit your interest and the employer will get in touch.

Booking information

Booking on Marketplace is currently only open to teachers and lecturers, so get in touch with them if you’re interested in attending.

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