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#TECHOGNITION 2021

On 11th June 2021, hundreds of schools across the UK took part in #TECHOGNITION week to celebrate the work of school and college technicians.

Over a thousand photos were uploaded to our Event Gallery during the week and more than 12,000 Tweets containing the #TECHOGNITION hashtag were shared on Twitter with hundreds more photos uploaded to Facebook and Instagram.

Thank you to UNISON and Gratnells who sponsored the 2021 event.

2021 Event Gallery

This gallery contains over a thousand photos that school science technicians uploaded to the site during the #TECHOGNITION 2021 event.

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Friday afternoon Quiet Moment, radio on, remove the staples and chill

Friday afternoon Quiet Moment, radio on, remove the staples and chill - from Jo (11/06/2021 15:36)

End of the day collection and delivery

End of the day collection and delivery - from Y, B & A (11/06/2021 15:35)

All thats missing is a Coffee Machine!

All thats missing is a Coffee Machine! - from Truro College Science Technicians (11/06/2021 15:33)

Checking equipment before a practical

Checking equipment before a practical - from Litty Rajesh (11/06/2021 15:33)

Laser-cut sanitising station professionally made by our DT Tech

Laser-cut sanitising station professionally made by our DT Tech - from Anne (11/06/2021 15:32)

Can you tell what it is yet?

Can you tell what it is yet? - from Mrs L (11/06/2021 15:32)

The Trolley Train

The Trolley Train - from Y, A & B (11/06/2021 15:32)

Say hello to Heather, Jehan & Fran - our Physics, Chemistry and Biology technicians!

Say hello to Heather, Jehan & Fran - our Physics, Chemistry and Biology technicians! - from Pangbourne College (11/06/2021 15:32)

How to make my day !!! Been call badass as it rhymes with my surname

How to make my day !!! Been call badass as it rhymes with my surname - from Monika (11/06/2021 15:32)

Moving practicals between sites

Moving practicals between sites - from Litty Rajesh (11/06/2021 15:31)

Laser demo and mirrors, ready for Monday period 1

Laser demo and mirrors, ready for Monday period 1 - from Anne (11/06/2021 15:31)

Someones got to fill them up

Someones got to fill them up - from Rahima Islam (11/06/2021 15:31)

Whats your fave chemical? and why is it phenolphthaline? :P

Whats your fave chemical? and why is it phenolphthaline? :P - from BioBee (11/06/2021 15:31)

It&#39;s OK - the technician will lock up at the end of the day!

It's OK - the technician will lock up at the end of the day! - from Pauline (11/06/2021 15:30)

Stock taking going well

Stock taking going well - from Andrea (11/06/2021 15:30)

Not just science technicians

Not just science technicians - from Truro and Penwith College Cornwall (11/06/2021 15:30)

Shopping for essential lab supplies

Shopping for essential lab supplies - from Anne (11/06/2021 15:30)

My all time favourite. Microbiology

My all time favourite. Microbiology - from Rahima Islam (11/06/2021 15:29)

The Trolley Train

The Trolley Train - from Y, B & A (11/06/2021 15:29)

Adding some purple to the rainbow of pictures posted so far :)

Adding some purple to the rainbow of pictures posted so far :) - from BioBee (11/06/2021 15:29)

Sometimes you find rude things in the cupboard!!!

Sometimes you find rude things in the cupboard!!! - from BioBee (11/06/2021 15:28)

It&#39;s on fire! Year 7s looking at the lasercutter in action

It's on fire! Year 7s looking at the lasercutter in action - from Mrs L (11/06/2021 15:28)

Text book anyone?

Text book anyone? - from Andrea (11/06/2021 15:28)

Last lesson of the day and I think I might have lost a technician

Last lesson of the day and I think I might have lost a technician - from Sutton high school (11/06/2021 15:27)

Candle flame light diffraction

Candle flame light diffraction - from Andres (11/06/2021 15:27)

Todays episode of &#39;Gangrene or Chlorophyll?&#39;

Todays episode of 'Gangrene or Chlorophyll?' - from BioBee (11/06/2021 15:27)

Size matters!

Size matters! - from Pauline (11/06/2021 15:27)

Magic spray that keeps us all safe

Magic spray that keeps us all safe - from Mrs L (11/06/2021 15:27)

Technician fuel

Technician fuel - from B & Y (11/06/2021 15:26)

A Technicians eye view: Messing about with err I mean tidying the thick lenses

A Technicians eye view: Messing about with err I mean tidying the thick lenses - from BioBee (11/06/2021 15:26)

CorelDraw troubleshooting with year 8s

CorelDraw troubleshooting with year 8s - from Mrs L (11/06/2021 15:24)

Setting up a Cracking Demo!

Setting up a Cracking Demo! - from Vaitha Arunan (11/06/2021 15:23)

Friday is sweep and mop at the end of day, as if I was not sweaty enough!

Friday is sweep and mop at the end of day, as if I was not sweaty enough! - from Maggy (11/06/2021 15:22)

Collecting solutions from the Chemical Store

Collecting solutions from the Chemical Store - from Vaitha Arunan (11/06/2021 15:21)

Trialling a fun indicator activity on a Friday

Trialling a fun indicator activity on a Friday - from Holly & Ruth (11/06/2021 15:20)

Access for Superheroes only

Access for Superheroes only - from Karen Bright (11/06/2021 15:20)

Technician’s superpower: making plotting compasses point in the proper direction.

Technician’s superpower: making plotting compasses point in the proper direction. - from Nicole (11/06/2021 15:20)

Time to sort out this old cupboard of chemical solutions!

Time to sort out this old cupboard of chemical solutions! - from Ree (11/06/2021 15:19)

everyone loves a rainbow !

everyone loves a rainbow ! - from celine (11/06/2021 15:19)

Oops

Oops - from Horticulture (11/06/2021 15:18)

it&#39;s #technognition day - smile

it's #technognition day - smile - from Swifty (11/06/2021 15:17)

Ready for Monday! Covid practical assembly @gratnells

Ready for Monday! Covid practical assembly @gratnells - from Shamim alom (11/06/2021 15:17)

... and after ! Nice clean still

... and after ! Nice clean still - from Zoe (11/06/2021 15:15)

We&#39;re gonna hang out the washing on the Siegfried line.......

We're gonna hang out the washing on the Siegfried line....... - from Swifty (11/06/2021 15:16)

Now time to open the day&#39;s deliveries. Oh good, now I can do the repairs.

Now time to open the day's deliveries. Oh good, now I can do the repairs. - from Maggy (11/06/2021 15:16)

Leave your door open and they come! Teacher request to dry a student&#39;s wet bag.

Leave your door open and they come! Teacher request to dry a student's wet bag. - from Maggy (11/06/2021 15:14)

Now for some real work, photo copying, Just kidding, Hee-hee. Too much Sun!:)

Now for some real work, photo copying, Just kidding, Hee-hee. Too much Sun!:) - from Maggy (11/06/2021 15:12)

Attending CPD for more than just the freebies...

Attending CPD for more than just the freebies... - from Philip (11/06/2021 15:10)

Got to check pond level, and hypertufa what gardening club made Wednesday. Waders on next week!

Got to check pond level, and hypertufa what gardening club made Wednesday. Waders on next week! - from Maggy (11/06/2021 15:10)

Prep room buddies

Prep room buddies - from Tracy SF (11/06/2021 15:09)

End of term tests are coming

End of term tests are coming - from Tracy SF (11/06/2021 15:09)

Making photograms to discuss X-rays

Making photograms to discuss X-rays - from Philip (11/06/2021 15:09)

Playing &#39;Flight of the bumblebee&#39; on the Ruben&#39;s Tube!

Playing 'Flight of the bumblebee' on the Ruben's Tube! - from Mahirah (11/06/2021 15:08)

Catching those easily missed H&S issues after classes leave

Catching those easily missed H&S issues after classes leave - from Philip (11/06/2021 15:07)

Lots of garden waste, yeah compost! Next weeks topic :)

Lots of garden waste, yeah compost! Next weeks topic :) - from Maggy (11/06/2021 15:07)

Great to be appreciated by the students

Great to be appreciated by the students - from Wilson's Sci techs (11/06/2021 15:07)

Writing up some new practicals with my desk mascot.

Writing up some new practicals with my desk mascot. - from Annie (11/06/2021 15:07)

Investigating our modern stock during clear outs

Investigating our modern stock during clear outs - from Philip (11/06/2021 15:06)

How can this beauty possibly be a weed, it was a shame to dig it up.

How can this beauty possibly be a weed, it was a shame to dig it up. - from Maggy (11/06/2021 15:04)

Using a phone camera to investigate the condition of our radioactive stock

Using a phone camera to investigate the condition of our radioactive stock - from Philip (11/06/2021 15:05)

Sorting out the mini droppers

Sorting out the mini droppers - from Wilson's Sci techs (11/06/2021 15:05)

Ed decides others will trial DNA extraction from strawberries next time...

Ed decides others will trial DNA extraction from strawberries next time... - from Philip (11/06/2021 15:04)

Science garden after many hours of work

Science garden after many hours of work - from David (11/06/2021 15:02)

Ken indulges in his love of microscale at a Technician Conference

Ken indulges in his love of microscale at a Technician Conference - from Philip (11/06/2021 15:03)

Craft trolley, because technicians&#39; do extra curricula too!

Craft trolley, because technicians' do extra curricula too! - from Tracy SF (11/06/2021 15:03)

These are getting on a bit. Over 40 years old!

These are getting on a bit. Over 40 years old! - from Sharon (11/06/2021 15:03)

Science Garden Before

Science Garden Before - from David (11/06/2021 15:01)

Ed does microscale - attending a Technicians&#39; Conference

Ed does microscale - attending a Technicians' Conference - from Philip (11/06/2021 15:01)

Too hot for my lab coat?? so washing up in my periodic table apron instead ??

Too hot for my lab coat?? so washing up in my periodic table apron instead ?? - from Alex (11/06/2021 15:00)

I&#39;m turning into a Smurf today

I'm turning into a Smurf today - from Vicky (11/06/2021 14:59)

Assembling more Gratnells racking for the Chemical Store

Assembling more Gratnells racking for the Chemical Store - from Julie Hammett (11/06/2021 14:59)

E.Coli sub-cultural bacteria agar tree- spreading the bacteria on a tree

E.Coli sub-cultural bacteria agar tree- spreading the bacteria on a tree - from Prem (11/06/2021 14:59)

Making Wire Baskets for burning biscuit - 1 down just 29 to go!!

Making Wire Baskets for burning biscuit - 1 down just 29 to go!! - from Helen and (11/06/2021 14:59)

Gardening club went well, students enjoyed being outside and so did I!

Gardening club went well, students enjoyed being outside and so did I! - from Maggy (11/06/2021 14:58)

Crushing ice ready for A level Chemistry practical

Crushing ice ready for A level Chemistry practical - from Kayley-Ann (11/06/2021 14:57)

Trialling a new rates of reaction practical using rhubarb and Potassium Permanganate!

Trialling a new rates of reaction practical using rhubarb and Potassium Permanganate! - from Julie Hammett (11/06/2021 14:57)

Some of these go back a while; I don&#39;t even have a DVD drive any more. Donating them to art!

Some of these go back a while; I don't even have a DVD drive any more. Donating them to art! - from Pauline (11/06/2021 14:57)

CLEAPSS bunny helping me sort out our LabLogger orders for next week.

CLEAPSS bunny helping me sort out our LabLogger orders for next week. - from Alex (11/06/2021 14:57)

Smiles at work ( honest)

Smiles at work ( honest) - from Ollie (11/06/2021 14:54)

Trays all ready for next years assessments

Trays all ready for next years assessments - from Alison (11/06/2021 14:54)

Rigging lights in the Theatre ready for today&#39;s rehearsal!

Rigging lights in the Theatre ready for today's rehearsal! - from Jon (11/06/2021 14:54)

When you feel that the  colour is  boring and is assessment week!!!

When you feel that the colour is boring and is assessment week!!! - from Monika (11/06/2021 14:53)

Asleep on the job? (up all night on film SFX job the night before!|)

Asleep on the job? (up all night on film SFX job the night before!|) - from Paul Birch (11/06/2021 14:53)

The delicious aroma of caramelised sugar: Carbon Snakes

The delicious aroma of caramelised sugar: Carbon Snakes - from Andres (11/06/2021 14:53)

Vinyl time

Vinyl time - from Sutton Hooghly School (11/06/2021 14:51)

Magic floating bee. I can do magic said Fred the skeleton

Magic floating bee. I can do magic said Fred the skeleton - from Sharon (11/06/2021 14:51)

Long dat

Long dat - from Liz (11/06/2021 14:49)

Setting up for rehearsal while doing a little editing for the Summer Musical!

Setting up for rehearsal while doing a little editing for the Summer Musical! - from Jon (11/06/2021 14:49)

what s the oldest chemical you can find in your preproom???

what s the oldest chemical you can find in your preproom??? - from celine (11/06/2021 14:49)

Designing New Displays

Designing New Displays - from Janice (11/06/2021 14:48)

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Event Sponsors

#TECHOGNITION 2022 is brought to you by Preproom.org, UNISON and Technical Champions.