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 January 23

Thursday
  • Jan 26 from 4:00PM to 6:00PM
  • Leeds CAS Hub Code Dojo

    Leeds, LS8 1ND
    Do you want the chance to practice your coding skills or help others develop theirs in a friendly environment? The Code Dojo is a monthly event where any and all teachers of ICT and Computing can come, network, and have a go at solving computational prob

Week of January 30

Wednesday
  • Feb 1 from 9:00AM to 4:00PM
  • Teaching processors and computation for A level computer science

    York, YO10 5DD
    From the foundations of modern computing laid down by Turing, to the methods used to speed up modern computer processors, this CPD activity will provide a solid grounding for teachers of computer science. As well as refreshing or improving subject knowled

Week of February 6

Tuesday

Week of February 13

Thursday
  • Feb 16 from 9:00AM to 4:00PM
  • Teaching object oriented programming (OOP) for A level computer science

    York, YO10 5DD
    You will cover the concepts and philosophy behind the development of object oriented software computer programs. You will briefly compare the procedural and object oriented paradigms before covering the essential aspects of object orientated programming.

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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