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New magazine 'Hello World' (issue 3)
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In issue 3 of of Hello World magazine our international panel of experts discusses innovative approaches and technologies for assessing programming skills. Elsewhere we offer essential tips to help independent learners, and much more…

Senior leaders' toolkit
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This toolkit is designed to support school leadership teams in developing computing in their schools in ways that are consistent the school’s desire to provide a broad and balanced curriculum...

Quickstart Computing
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QuickStart Computing has been developed to support primary and secondary schools with the computing programme of study introduced in September 2014. Quickstart Computing provides all teachers...

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Assessing Scratch Projects? Call for the Dr!

Published by From: ICT in Practice on 2017-12-14

There are many technologies that have been created to help pupils develop computational thinking skills. Scratch is one of the most popular. But, there is a lack of tools that support both teachers a...

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Christmas computing team challenges for last lesson of term

Published by CAS on 2017-12-13

A great resource by Nichola Wilkin for an end of term Christmas activity! It's ideal for computing and ICT pupils from year 6 to year 11.

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Take coding to the next level

Published by Beverly Clarke on 2017-12-08

Take coding to the next level and add another dimension to your teaching with CAS Master Teachers Beverly Clarke and Jayne Fenton-Hall ideas for classroom teachers!  

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Inspiring Year 9 Girls

Published by Beverly Clarke on 2017-12-13

Inspiring Year 9 Girls

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Primary CAS Hub Micro Bit Project

Published by Yvonne Walker on 2017-11-08

The DfE has identified a number of ‘opportunity areas’, areas where there is an opportunity to create more computing support for teachers in deprived areas. This project aims to create a programme of s...

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The situation of CS teaching in Spain

Published by Abi Edwards on 2017-11-28

News from overseas. Here’s a link to an update on developments in Codemás, the association CAS helped to set up in Spain. Also news about the state of computer science education in Spain, how you can ...

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