Here is a little more information about our CAS London team
Professor Paul Curzon
Paul is a Professor of Computer Science at Queen Mary University of London. He runs cs4fn / Computer Science for Fun through which he has been enthusing school students about interdisciplinary computer science worldwide for over 10 years. He is also co-Director of Teaching London Computing developing inspiring activities for computing teachers to use in class. He is a UK National Teaching Fellow in recognition of his excellence in teaching and outreach. His education related research interests include the effectiveness of unplugged approaches to teaching computing, ways to teach computational thinking skills including in interdisciplinary contexts, how to support creativity and ways to inspire and enthuse students about computing and STEM more widely.
Dr William Marsh
William is a Senior Lecturer in EECS (the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science) at QMUL. He has spoken regularly in schools and jointly led the Teaching London Computing project, developing CPD for teachers delivering the new GCSE/A-level CS curricula. He leads the Computer Science undergraduate placement module introduced in 2014/15 and is EECS’s Director of Communication and Recruitment.
Dr Sue Sentance
Full bio at King’s College London pages: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/sspp/departments/education/people/academic/Sentance,-Dr-Sue.aspx
Jane recently started a part-time PhD at Queen Mary University London (QMUL) looking at how children learn computational thinking. She also works for King’s College London and QMUL as Computing At School’s London regional project manager. Jane is a qualified primary teacher, having ten years’ experience in education and twenty years’ experience in the IT industry. In 2014/15 she was an author on the Barefoot project, writing resources that demystified the new primary computing curriculum. She also writes for cs4fn, Primary Computing and Cambridge International, delivers the Scratch taught element of the BCS Certificate in Computer Science Teaching, presents at national and local conferences and provides CPD on a wide range of computing topics.
Trevor is a teacher at Townley Grammar School and CAS London Regional Co-ordinator for Master Teachers in London. He’s an experienced App Inventor teacher and has run a number of CPD events in London, Birmingham and Oxford for teachers as well as university lecturers. Trevor has also authored a number of resources for students and teachers.
Jo is an administrator for CAS London working at both QMUL and KCL. Previously she was Project Manager for the Teaching London Computing project and Public Engagement Co-ordinator for the Computer-Human Interaction for Medical Devices (CHI+MED) project, an EPSRC-funded research project looking at making medical devices safer. She had overall responsibility for community engagement on TLC, as well as keeping the wolves from the admin door. Jo also runs psci-com, the popular (over 3,800 subscribers worldwide) mailing list for those working in science communication and public engagement and @scicommjobs, a blog detailing jobs in the area. Previously she was Science Information Officer at Diabetes UK where she provided plain English summaries of diabetes research and statistical information as well as answering scientific enquiries from members of the public and colleagues. She is enthusiastic about people having access to the information they need in a format that makes sense.