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Find out about our CAS Working Groups - and get involved!

Published by Victoria Temple on 2021-06-28

Get involved in our CAS Working Groups! They do a huge variety of work and are a key part of CAS. Find out more about who they are and what they do, here:

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CAS Virtual Showcase - How can we prepare students for the future?

Published by Victoria Temple on 2021-06-24

“Our future is actually not as unpredictable as one might think,” says Jennifer King of Microsoft. She's one of the speakers leading fascinating sessions for the CAS Virtual Showcase this week. Find out more about what's on this week..

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Congratulations to CAS teacher Toby Osborne on his National Teaching Award

Published by Victoria Temple on 2021-06-24

Congratulations to Toby Osborne, leader of CAS Ferndale Mixed Community and teacher at Ferndown Upper School, Dorset. Toby has received a Silver Pearson National teaching Award, for Digital Innovator of the Year.

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A 'whole school' approach to tech at Devonport - What it means to be an Edtech Demonstrator school

Published by Victoria Temple on 2021-06-23

Whether it's student Digital Leaders giving tech support in the classroom - or a tech approach to the library which is now a Learning Commons, Claire Buckler tells us more about why the school was awarded Edtech Demonstrator status

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CAS Virtual Showcase - Keynote Speaker Kate Arthur on Ethics in AI and Sustainable Development

Published by Claire Penketh on 2021-06-23

"AI systems are taking over day-to-day aspects of our lives, from job recruitment to processing health data and exam results," Kate Arthur will talk about the ethics of AI and how to use it as a force for good

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CAS Community Leader Margaret Low receives an MBE in Queen’s Birthday Honours

Published by Tim Wilson on 2021-06-14

We are hugely delighted that long standing Community Leader, Professor Margaret Low, has received an MBE for services to public engagement and widening participation in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

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Meet the CAS Board - Part 2

Published by Victoria Temple on 2021-05-25

The CAS Board plays an important role in shaping CAS and comprises representatives from schools, industry and universities. In the second of two parts , we'd like to introduce CAS Board members 2021.

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CAS Virtual Showcase - Keynote Speaker Baasit Siddiqui on digital accessibility

Published by Victoria Temple on 2021-05-24

CAS Virtual Showcase 21 keynote speaker Baasit Siddiqui is a, teacher, education campaigner and known to millions through TV show Gogglebox. His talk, Accessing Aspirations through Digital Literacy, is about giving young people opportunities through computing. We found out more...

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Have you used Project Evolve? We spoke to teachers about this classroom resource

Published by Victoria Temple on 2021-05-24

Teachers in primary and secondary schools have been integrating the Project Evolve suggested resources into their curriculum both as part of their computing lessons but also in other areas of the curriculum, to develop the skills needed to manage their online lives

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Helping the expert teachers too - we look at the NCCE's CSA programme

Published by Victoria Temple on 2021-05-24

The NCCE's Computer Science Accelerator programme is supports experienced CS teachers too. CAS Master Teachers tell us how it's supported their teaching practice and CPD.

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