South East

Welcome to CAS Regional Centre South East

The South East Regional Centre is run as a collaboration between two key institutions within University of Southampton, combining significant experience and expertise in computing and in professional development:

  • Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) - ECS is a global leader in electronics and electrical engineering, computer science and IT, placed first in the UK for the volume and quality of research in Electrical and Electronic Engineering. 100% of Computer Science research impact is recognised as world-leading or internationally excellent (REF 2014). ECS is first in the UK for Electronics and Electrical Engineering and sixth for Computer Science and IT (Guardian University Guide 2016 and Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2015). ECS has supported CAS activity through its Master Teachers since its inception, hosting Hub meetings and conferences at the university and contributing expertise from staff and students. Staff involved from ECS include senior staff and staff with both a research and school teaching background in computing.
  • Mathematics and Science Learning Centre (MSLC) – provides professional development in STEM and Computing in the South of England. The Centre and its staff have extensive experience in running professional development across all 19 LAs in the South East and have an excellent understanding of the issues in the region, including the geography and specific issues. MSLC runs subject knowledge enhancement programmes in computing.
  • MSLC is part of Southampton Education School – Dr John Woollard, who is a Teaching Fellow in the School, is a leading light in computing education, and is a Board member of CAS and academic lead for Barefoot Computing.
  • In the last year, CAS South East hosted BBC Micro:bit Roadshows, delivered a range of professional development for teachers of Computing including an Awarding Organisation event, offered a subject knowledge enhancement programme in Computing and supported Hubs in the region. If you would like to request support from the Centre, please get in touch.

Regional Centre Info

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September 2016

  • Sep 12 from 9:00AM to 4:00PM
  • KS3 Python for Beginners

    Southampton, SO17 1BJ
    The course will take Python beginners with no previous experience of programming to confidently deliver Python at KS3. The programme will provide the resources that can be used to deliver a structured course as a half term (6 lesson) unit.

  • Sep 12 from 4:30PM to 6:30PM
  • CAS Mid Bucks Primary Hub Meeting

    Milton Keynes, MK17 0HZ
    First ever Mid Bucks Primary Hub Meeting, including two CPD sessions, networking, coffee and cake - all specifically for primary school teachers

  • Sep 15 from 9:00AM to 3:30PM
  • Introduction to teaching with the micro:bit

    Southampton, SO17 1BJ
    Over this day course you will look at the programming languages available for the BBC micro:bit. You will be able to confidently deliver a unit of work in KS3 using the device.

  • Sep 20 from 4:00PM to 6:00PM
  • Reading Primary Hub Meeting

    Reading, RG1 5AE
    Termly meeting of people interested in primary computing in the area

  • Sep 21 from 4:30PM to 6:00PM
  • CAS Sevenoaks Hub Meeting

    Kent, TN14 5SA
    St Michael’s Prep School will launch the new Sevenoaks and Otford Hub. The agenda for the meeting will introduce the leader and welcome other Computing staff from local Primary and Prep schools as well as outlining the exciting new events and opportuniti

  • Sep 22 from 4:30PM to 6:30PM
  • CAS Reading Secondary Hub Meeting

    Reading, RG46DX
    Launch event for CAS Reading Hub (Early heads-up; Agenda and further details to follow)

  • Sep 24 from 9:00AM to 5:00PM
  • GCSE Computer Science 1 Day Course Tackling the 2017 A452 Research Tasks

    High Wycombe , HP13 6QT
    This training will bring the skills and confidence to teach an interesting and engaging GCSE Computer Science curriculum. This course is ideally suited for teachers seeking guidance and help tackling the 2017 research tasks for unit A452 of the OCR GCSE

October 2016

  • Oct 5 from 10:00AM to 3:00PM
  • The World Beyond micro:bit – Programming the CodeBug

    Gravesend, DA11 8BG
    The launch of the BBC micro:bit has helped to promote a resurgence of interest in small board computing. The ability to turn the devices into fully functioning device controllers opens the door to wearable art, affordable robotics and mini-electronics pro

  • Oct 21 from 9:00AM to 5:00PM
  • Preparing to Teach GCSE Computing 9 – 1 Central London

    London, W1J 9L
    With the change in the assessment for GCSE Computing our training will bring the skills and confidence needed to teach interesting the new specifications in a fun and engaging way. This course is ideally suited for teachers who have been teaching GCSE Co

  • Oct 24 9:00AM until Oct 26 4:00PM
  • Three Day Python course

    Southampton, SO17 1BJ
    The course will take Python beginners up to a level to deliver Python at KS3.

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CAS Regional Centre South East covers Bracknell Forest, Brighton and Hove, Buckinghamshire, East Sussex, Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Kent, Medway, Milton Keynes, Oxfordshire, Portsmouth, Reading, Slough, Southampton, Surrey, West Berkshire, West Sussex, Windsor and Maidenhead, Wokingham

CAS South East (University of Southampton)
Southampton, SO17 1BJ



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