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New magazine 'Hello World' (issue 3)
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In issue 3 of of Hello World magazine our international panel of experts discusses innovative approaches and technologies for assessing programming skills. Elsewhere we offer essential tips to help independent learners, and much more…

Senior leaders' toolkit
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This toolkit is designed to support school leadership teams in developing computing in their schools in ways that are consistent the school’s desire to provide a broad and balanced curriculum...

Quickstart Computing
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QuickStart Computing has been developed to support primary and secondary schools with the computing programme of study introduced in September 2014. Quickstart Computing provides all teachers...

The Computing At School COMMUNITY

CAS is a community of individuals who are passionate about giving our children a great education in computing. It is a community of professional practice, which we join as colleagues in a shared endeavour. It is not a service to which we subscribe.

The CAS Community members and champions run over 150 regional hubs. Here, we meet together, talk, exchange ideas and share resources. Join CAS to become a member of this community. It’s free, you get no spam, and you’ll have access to 20,000+ colleagues, 3,000+ resources, the online discussions, and much more.

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CAS TV: Aidan Delany

Published by Abi Edwards on 2017-09-21

This week, CAS Master Teacher, Lecturer and researcher Aidan Delany gives an introduction to the role, syntax and common misconceptions.


The Father Of Mobile Computing Is Not Impressed

Published by Brian Merchant on 2017-09-19

He influenced Jobs and dreamed up a digital future designed for learning and thinking. Fifty years on, Alan Kay is still waiting for his dream to come true.


BCS Press Release- 11th September 2017

Published by Amanda Matheson on 2017-09-11

New Terms Starts With Good News For Local Computing Teachers and Students! Consett Academy Announces CAS Master Teacher

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New book! Computer Science Teacher

Published by Beverly Clarke on 2017-09-05

“Computer Science Teacher” is a new publication from BCS – The Chartered Institute for IT. This book is aimed at new entrants into the world of Computing teaching, helping the prospective or new teach...

Spotlight on: CAS Master Teachers

CAS Master Teachers

Published by Simon Humphreys on 2017-06-28

The CAS Master Teachers are the Network of Excellence’s (NoE) "Practitioner Champions" – experienced, high-performing classroom teachers with a passion for the subject; enthusiasm, energy, and a desire...

Spotlight on: CAS hubs

Everything you need to know about CAS hubs

Published by Simon Humphreys on 2017-06-28

There are over 240 CAS hubs and they are the lifeblood of the CAS Community, but those new to CAS often ask about hubs and how to get involved.

Spotlight on: CAS Regional Centres

CAS Regional Centres - there for you!

Published by Simon Humphreys on 2017-06-28

CAS has formed a number of Regional Centres (CRC) which are best placed to provide coordination and encouragement for local hubs and other CPD activity. To find out more, read on.

There is no "them" - only us

CAS is a grass roots organisation, whose energy, creativity, and leadership comes from its members. Simon Humphreys, CAS Coordinator

Promoting and supporting excellence in computer science education

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