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 October 30

Monday
  • Oct 30 9:30AM until Oct 31 4:30PM
  • New to teaching GCSE computer science (Enthuse funded)

    York, YO10 5DD
    This course is aimed at those who are new to teaching Computer Science at GCSE level, or who wish to develop their existing GCSE teaching further. It focuses on the themes that are common to all exam boards and that run through from earlier school stages,

Week of November 6

Wednesday
  • Nov 8 9:30AM until Nov 9 5:00PM
  • Mathematics for A level computer science (Enthuse funded)

    York, YO10 5DD
    This course will help teachers, whether they are new to teaching at this level or have a depth of experience, to effectively use tried and tested teaching methods. From the fundamentals of number bases and units of information, through to Boolean algebra,

Week of November 13

Tuesday
  • Nov 14 from 4:15PM to 5:45PM
  • CAS Selby Primary Hub Meeting

    Selby, YO8 5JQ
    CAS Selby Primary Hub Meeting

  • Nov 14 from 4:15PM to 5:45PM
  • CAS Ryedale Hub Meeting

    Pickering, YO18 8AJ
    Sharing of resources followed by Paul Willcox, Regional Primary CAS Coordinator, presenting an overview on Assessment in Primary Computing, looking at several different approaches and highlighting key trends.

Wednesday

Week of November 20

Monday
  • Nov 20 10:00AM until Nov 21 3:30PM
  • Micro:bit in secondary computing (Enthuse funded)

    York, YO10 5DD
    Learn how to integrate the micro:bit into the secondary curriculum, with ideas for the whole age range. From block-based programming to object oriented techniques there will be something for all, enabling you to engage the full range of abilities and inte

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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