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New Countdown to Computing project: we are recruiting!

11 Apr 2014 Countdown to Computing is a new project run by CAS over the next twelve months, and funded by Microsoft. We are recruiting: A full time project coordinator for six months, gross pro-rata £55k depending of experience (i.e. gross circa £25 for six months including NI and pension contributions) Two regional CAS coordi [...]

Microsoft and CAS form ground-breaking partnership

MICROSOFT AND CAS FORM GROUND-BREAKING £334,000 PARTNERSHIP TO TRAIN AND SUPPORT UP TO 50,000 TEACHERS ACROSS THE UK In association with: 8th April 2014 London: With the new Computing curriculum coming into force across UK primary and secondary schools in September, Microsoft and Computing At School (CAS) are joining forces to help te [...]

Digital Schoolhouse - London expansion

We are pleased to say that the Mayor of London has provided substantial new funding through the London Schools Excellence Fund to help secondary schools improve the teaching of Computing. Computing At School and the Next Gen Skills campaign run by interactive entertainment trade body Ukie have been tasked with extending the success of the Digi [...]

Hour of Code

Code.org is a non profit organisation whose aim is to demystify that coding is only for geeks, it is accessible for all!  Having run a hugely successful campaign in the US last year they are now promoting a UK version in march 2014. Avid Larizadeh represent code.org in the UK:  "We want to inspire girls and boys to look at c [...]

CAS supports Cyber Security Challenge Schools Programme

Computing At School (CAS) is supporting The Cyber Security Challenge Schools Programme - a scheme aimed at developing the next generation of cyber security experts. The Cyber Security Challenge Schools Programme aims to bring the excitement of cyber security into the classroom and inspire a new generation to keep the UK safe online through a na [...]

CAS' #include wins a Google RISE award

CAS #include has received a prestigious Google RISE Award. Google offers the RISE awards to support organisations around the world who are working to inspire the next generation of Computer Scientists - especially those that reach girls, under-represented minorities, and students who face socio-economic barriers. CAS #include are a group of tea [...]

Take the CAS Survey!

Computing At School and the Network of Excellence team are conducting a short survey about the Computing At School community and CPD opportunities and needs. The survey will remain open for the whole of February 2014. We would be very grateful if you could spend a few moments helping us better understand the needs nationally by completing it. [...]

BT and education partners to prepare future workforce with Teaching Computing course

One of the UK’s biggest companies is highlighting the need to prepare the future's workforce by supporting a new course, aimed at developing teaching of the new Computing curriculum. BT has teamed up with Computing at School (CAS - which is supported and endorsed by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT) and the University of East Angli [...]


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