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Girls get coding!

Published by Jane Waite on 2016-10-05

Imperial College London is announcing a new program called 'Aspire' which aims to show young girls how exciting and accessible computing is as a subject. The course will run for 10 weeks, and will by taught by talented Imperial College students led by a small teaching company Turinglab. If you're interested, please apply for a place at: www.turinglab.co.uk/aspire.

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Compare the US new curriculum to Michael Jones' report

Published by Jane Waite on 2016-09-30

Compare the new US Standards to Michael Jones report on differences between the US and UK approaches to teaching secondary computer science. Has the CSTA kept the good bits?

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Interim Standards for CS in US vs UK provision

Published by Jane Waite on 2016-09-30

The CSTA have released their revised Interim K-12 CS standards. How does this US curriculum, compare to our own? Compare the emerging standards to a report produced by our own Michael Jones, Master Teacher and Hub Leader on the differences between the teaching of secondary computer science in the US and UK. Compare what he said here about the need for more group work, and an engineering focus to ...

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Animation17 Competition

Published by CAS North West Manchester on 2016-09-26

The 10th annual UK Schools Computer Animation Competition is looking for interested school.

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Pupil Survey on use of Internet

Published by Jane Waite on 2016-09-15

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Dragons' Den - are your students up for it?

Published by Jane Waite on 2016-09-15

Calling Secondary Schools in London for the Barclay's Tech Innovation Programme 2016 Do you have four to twelve students in years 10 or 12 studying business, IT, computing, marketing or digital media who could rise to this challenge? Barclays mentors will visit your school in October and November 2016, to help your students develop ideas and design a pitch aimed at providing a technology solu...

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Generative Art!

Published by Jane Waite on 2016-09-08

Teacher training day on generative art. Creative computing for only £20 including lunch and inspiration. Particularly suited to A level teachers, but secondary will benefit from understanding what is next and keen primary teachers will find it awesome too!

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Free Teaching Computing MOOC

Published by Simon Humphreys on 2016-09-07

Starting Oct 31st: A free online course for primary and secondary school teachers who are tackling the Computing curriculum in England

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Sutton Trust Pathways to Coding with Imperial and QMUL

Published by Jane Waite on 2016-09-07

The Sutton Trust supports social mobility through education. New coding programmes, Pathways to Coding for A level students is being run by QMUL and Sutton Scholars for Years 7-9 by Imperial. Could your pupils benefit from this? Find out more here...

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I look like a developer

Published by Jane Waite on 2016-08-26

How can we encourage more girls into computing? Maybe more role models? Would you come to a teacher version of this? To teach computing we need to be able to develop code. We are developers!

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