Yorkshire and the Humber

Welcome to CAS Regional Centre Yorkshire and the Humber

The University of York has been, and will continue to be, an enthusiastic member of the CAS community since before the launch of the Computing Curriculum.

Resource Site

The CAS Regional Centre for Yorkshire and the Humber maintain a resource site where you will find information about the training we offer, Hubs, Hub Packs and More. Please visit the following web address for more information:

http://casyork.wordpress.com

About Us

The Department of Computer Science has had a dedicated academic staff member serving CAS Coordinator for York and its CAS Hub as a registered working member of CAS. This position, which is a formal role in the department, is allocated time to: coordinate and contribute to Hub activities, lead continuing professional development with primary and secondary teachers, communicate opportunities for training as computing teachers to undergraduate and graduate studies, and coordinate with our other outreach activities to promote and disseminate CAS throughout schools.

In addition to this commitment, the University of York has had a long-standing collaboration with the National STEM Centre/National Science Learning Centre. National STEM Centre/National Science Learning Centre is now collectively known as the National STEM Learning Centre, operated by STEM Learning Ltd a wholly owned subsidiary of the white rose consortium of universities which includes the University of York.

Regional Centre Info

Week of September 25

Monday
  • Sep 25 10:00AM until Sep 26 3:00PM
  • Scratch: stretching the more able child (£600 Enthuse bursary)

    York, YO10 5DD
    This course will provide interesting ideas from across the curriculum, aimed at taking children to the next level in their creativity and learning in computing. It will make use of low-cost add-on kit that helps Scratch sense and react to the real world,

Tuesday
  • Sep 26 from 4:00PM to 6:30PM
  • Physical Computing

    Settle, BD24 0AU
    A chance to get hands on with 2 systems, VEX robots and Crumble.

Week of October 2

Monday
Friday

Week of October 16

Monday
  • Oct 16 from 9:30AM to 4:30PM
  • Algorithms in GCSE computer science (Enthuse funded)

    York, YO10 5DD
    This course examines how algorithms are modelled and constructed using decomposition and abstraction, and how they are represented. Sort and search algorithms, iteration and selection are covered, using flow diagrams and pseudocode. Teachers will take awa

  • Oct 16 from 4:00PM to 6:00PM
  • Leeds Primary Hub, a Relaunch

    Ilkley, LS29 8TR
    This is the relaunch event for the Leeds Primary Hub. The aim of the Leeds Primary Hub is to support the transition from ICT to Computing at Foundation, KS1 & KS2. In this first meeting we will have four guest presenters, Rik Cross from Code Club; Jibran

Tuesday
  • Oct 17 from 9:30AM to 4:45PM
  • Algorithms in A level computer science

    York, YO10 5DD
    This course develops understanding of the abstraction of problems, and examines procedural, functional and data abstraction. Participants will learn how to trace algorithms, predicting outcomes from initial conditions. They will analyse the effectiveness

All Events

CAS Regional Centre Yorkshire and the Humber covers Barnsley, Bradford, Calderdale, Doncaster, East Riding of Yorkshire, Kingston upon Hull City of, Kirklees, Leeds, North East Lincolnshire, North Lincolnshire, North Yorkshire, Rotherham, Sheffield, Wakefield, York

CAS Yorkshire and the Humber (University of York)
Department of Computer Science, University of York, York, YO10 5GH

Email: casyork@computingatschool.org.uk
Web: https://www.cs.york.ac.uk/

Coordinators

Regional Centre News


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Code Club Meetup

Published by Daniel Toms at 2016-12-15 14:45:32 +0000

On Saturday, Code Club leaders from across Harrogate meet up at Harrogate Library. CAS Master Teacher and Regional Coordinator Daniel Toms gave a presentation on the success of the BBC micro:bit.

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Maths & Computing Fusion

Published by Dan Toms at 2016-12-09 13:40:04 +0000

New course at National Stem Centre preparing Computer Science teachers for the increased Mathematics focus in the new A-level specifications.

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