The CAS Regional Centre for Northern Ireland is based at Stranmillis University College in Belfast. Staff members Irene Bell and Ann O'Neill have worked to create awareness of the importance of computing to our pupils and develop a collegiate network between industry, education and government.
This year our Annual Conference took place on Friday June 23rd 2017 and we were delighted to be joined by both Simon Humphreys and Miles Berry from CAS(UK). Two very important announcements were made at the conference:the new role to be played by the Queen's University School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and the launch of the first 2 schools in Northern Ireland becoming UKIE Digital SchoolHouse schools.
In Queen’s University Belfast, computing is taught in the School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. The school’s 30+ computing specialists cover a comprehensive range of subjects in over 70 taught courses at bachelor’s and master’s level, including Java, C++ and C# programming, software engineering, data structures and algorithms, architectures and networks, web technologies, mobile applications, databases, user experience design and professional practice. In is very exciting to have this expertise formally under the 'CAS Banner'.
St Malachy's High School Castlewellan, De La Salle College and Ballyclare High School have been awarded UKIE Digital SchoolHouse status. We look forward to hearing about their work with local schools in further promoting the computing agenda.
Published by I.O'Neill at 2018-03-01 10:19:52 +0000
Picademy, the Raspberry Pi Foundation’s free, face-to-face, professional development programme, is coming to Belfast in April 2018!
Published by I. O'Neill at 2018-01-04 14:13:46 +0000
Published by Irene Bell at 2017-11-29 08:08:16 +0000
This event is for teachers delivering CCEA Software Systems Development (SSD) A Level.
Published by Ian O'Neill at 2017-11-27 09:53:14 +0000
An Evening with Tech is for anyone interested in tech!
Published by I. O'Neill at 2017-11-02 15:58:17 +0000
FAO Post-primary Teachers: Invitation to Teacher Upskilling Course with Allstate NI
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