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New Certificate of Computing Education launched by CAS and BCS

Computing At School offers a unique accreditation for teachers of Computing, providing professional recognition offered and accredited by BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT. There is now a considerable amount of CPD available to teachers through the Network of Excellence (master teachers and universities offering low-cost tra [...]

Network of Excellence: Update May 2014

What is the Network of Excellence? The Network of Excellence (its full name is the Network of Teaching Excellence in Computer Science) is the CPD programme run by Computing At School and funded by the Department for Education. A pilot phase took place in 2012-201 [...]

Shaun the Sheep inspires kids to become digital makers

National competition launched by Aardman Animations and Nominet Trust will teach digital skills to a new generation of budding game designers 15 May 2014, UK: Aardman Animations, the creator of Shaun the Sheep, has teamed up with Nominet Trust to launch Shaun's Game Academy, a national competition for young people to build online games base [...]

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 [...]


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