How to Take Part

1. Join the Mailing List

Join our mailing list to receive updates and reminders about the event and related activity. We also encourage your teachers and school leaders to join.

Click here to join the mailing list

2. Download the Event Poster

To help spread the word, download and print the event poster below and display it around your school or FE college. Also please encourage your colleagues to get involved. All school and FE college technicians can take part including those who work in Science, ICT, Technology (D&T), Food, Art & Design, Music, Drama and others.

Poster Version 1

#TECHOGNITION poster version 1 image

Download A4 Size (PDF File)
Download A3 Size (PDF File)

Poster Version 2

#TECHOGNITION poster version 1 image

Download A4 Size (PDF File)
Download A3 Size (PDF File)

3. During #TECHOGNITION Week...

During the event week (2nd - 6th March):

  1. Take a photo of yourself or technician colleagues performing a weird, wonderful or routine but genuine technician task. Click here to see the 2019 event gallery for inspiration.
  2. Upload the photo to this website where you will be entered into a daily prize draw. The upload and event gallery pages will be available on 2nd March when the event begins.
  3. Upload your pictures to Twitter, Facebook or Instagram using the #TECHOGNITION hashtag with a brief explanation of what you are doing in the photo.
  4. Share the #TECHOGNITION hashtag on social media and keep an eye on this site for giveaways and promotions from our event associates.
  5. Follow our @techognitionUK Twitter account for further news and updates.

Throughout the event week we will be giving away hundreds of random prizes to those taking part. We will also be giving away larger daily prizes with winners being chosen randomly from each day's entries.

If you have any questions about any of the above please email We will also add more information to this site over the next few months.

Technician working on sewing machine

School computer room

4 technicians in the prep room

2020 Event Sponsors & Associates

#TECHOGNITION is brought to you by, UNISON and Gratnells.

If you are a supplier or related organisation and would like to support the 2020 event with competitions or other promotions, please email