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Catch up on our CAS Autumn Event 2020!

Published by Victoria Temple on 2020-11-23

All our keynote sessions, plus our panel events on cyber security, are now available for online catch-up

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The benefits of chess and computing - We take a closer look

Published by Victoria Temple on 2020-11-23

The popularity of chess is booming thanks to the hit Netflix’ series, The Queen’s Gambit and the impact of coronavirus. We spoke to Sarah Zaman, CAS Outreach Manager and chess fan, about the benefits of playing and how it can inspire and develop computational skills. also a chess fan, about the benefits of playing and how it can inspire and develop computational skills.

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Improving School and University Engagement Survey

Published by Jane Waite on 2020-11-20

The CAS Research Working Group are looking for respondents to their recent survey looking at the barriers and benefits of working across school and university groups

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An Evening with Tech @ QUB 2020

Published by I. O'Neill on 2020-11-20

Evening with Tech @ QUB on Thursday 26th November 2020 at 19:00.

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Call for Views on the Future of Mathematics Education

Published by Felicity Page on 2020-11-18

The Royal Society has just launched a Call for Views on the future of mathematics education, defined in a broad sense to include statistics, data, numeracy and computing competencies - can you help?

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Are your students engaged in Esports? Teacher Claire Gryspeerdt tells us about its success at her school

Published by Victoria Temple on 2020-11-18

Are you and your students involved in Esports? Teacher Claire Gryspeerdt started running Esports events in her school in Northamptonshire after being inspired by our CAS Showcase event earlier this year. She's seen it boost friendships and interest in STEM subjects and computing

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CAS Inspire - Using computing to bring history and geography to life

Published by Victoria Temple on 2020-10-22

Computing can bring the past to life and help us to explore the world around us, says Richard Smith, who's leading two CAS Inspire webinars

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School's Minister Nick Gibb visits Dartford Grammar and its NCCE Computing Hub

Published by Victoria Temple on 2020-10-20

There's an an innovative approach to computer science at Dartford Grammar School, where half of all students opt to study GCSE Computer Science and it’s one of the most popular choices for university applications.

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'Cyber Hunter' Sophia tells us about her journey into cyber security

Published by Victoria Temple on 2020-10-19

Cyber security expert and ‘Cyber Hunter’ Sophia McCall will be taking part in our CAS Autumn Event panel discussion. We found out more about her journey into Cyber Security

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Congratulations Carrie Anne Philbin, MBE!

Published by Victoria Temple on 2020-10-12

Congratulations to Carrie Anne Philbin, who has been awarded an MBE for her services to education. Carrie Anne Philbin, a cofounder of CAS#Include, our CAS working group committed to increasing inclusion in computing, has been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours.

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