8 results for "Computer Science"

AS/A-level Computer Science: Object oriented programming

Suitable for:

  • All teachers of AS and A-level Computer Science, regardless of exam board.
  • Teachers who are new to teaching AS/A-level Computer Science.
  • Teachers who are familiar with the A-level and OO programming but need some practical experience of implementing some of the key
      concepts in the new specifications.

    Focus: This practical course will cover the fundamental concepts of object oriented programming and provide you with hands on experience of implementing some key object oriented concepts in VB.net and Java.

    The course will provide guidance to those who are just starting out with OO programming and provide an opportunity for those with more experience to deliver the new content with confidence. It will be useful to all teachers, regardless of exam board.

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Location Date
London 19 Nov 2015 Book
Manchester 25 Nov 2015 Book
Birmingham 03 Dec 2015 Book

GCSE & KS3/4 Computer Science: Introduction to GameMaker

Suitable for:

  • Teachers of Computer Science, Computing and ICT at Key Stages 3 and 4.
  • Teachers at all stages of their careers who wish to develop knowledge and skills in computer game programming.
  • Focus: This exciting course is an introduction to computer game programming using the GameMaker software. You will be taken through the necessary steps to create your own platform video game, moving characters around the screen, getting them to collect an item and moving through multiple levels. You will be provided with an array of possibilities to take the game further beyond the course itself. No prior knowledge of GameMaker is required.

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    Location Date
    London 20 Oct 2015 Book
    Manchester 10 Nov 2015 Book
    London 28 Jun 2016 Book

    GCSE Computer Science: Intermediate Python

    Suitable for:

  • All teachers of GCSE Computer Science.
  • The course will be useful to teachers of all exam boards.
  • Focus: This intermediate Python course covers more complex techniques and skills to help extend your knowledge in Python programming. It will also prove useful for preparing students for their non-examined assessments. This practical course is not AQA specific; it will be useful to teachers of all exam boards. The topics and techniques covered will relate to examples similar to current and past assessments and will give you the opportunity to work with relevant examples of working code. You will be able to produce snippets of code that can be used in the classroom to teach concepts, equipping students with the skills they will need for future success.

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    Location Date
    London 22 Oct 2015 Book
    Manchester 19 Nov 2015 Book
    Birmingham 26 Nov 2015 Book

    GCSE Computer Science: Ready to Teach

    Suitable for: All teachers who will be teaching the AQA GCSE Computer Science course for the first time, regardless of experience.

    Focus: This course reviews the structure of the current specification and gives guidance on planning, resources, support and the preparation of your students for assessment. It will also provide an opportunity to network and exchange views with other teachers.

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    Location Date
    London 08 Oct 2015 Book
    Manchester 13 Oct 2015 Book

    GCSE Computing: Intro to programming using Python(AQALocal)W

    Suitable for: This AQA course is being delivered locally in partnership with Weatherhead Teaching School Alliance. Please note the cost of the course is £139 for alliance members and £159 for non-alliance members. Your school will be invoiced directly from Weatherhead Teaching School Alliance.

    Suitable for all teachers of GCSE Computing/ Computer Science with little or no experience of Python.

    Focus: The following course is made available through the new Naace/AQA Partnership. It builds upon national and international best practice and offers a blended approach, using an online presence to support delegates before, during and after the face to face event. The course tutor is a Naace accredited trainer.

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    Location Date
    Wirral 25 Sep 2015 Book

    KS3 Computing: how to teach programming

    Suitable for: Computing/ICT subject leaders; specialist ICT teachers

    Focus: Programming in all its versions will be an essential component of all schemes of work which follow the Programme of Study. This course will introduce the key concepts and a range of programming environments. It will consider planning for progression and assessment.

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    Location Date
    Manchester 10 Jul 2015 Book

    KS4 Computer Science: Shift to Computing

    Suitable for: All Key Stage 4 Computer Science teachers, with little or no prior knowledge, who need support in shifting from ICT to Computer Science.

    The programme will support all Computer Science teachers regardless of exam board.

    Focus: This online programme of support is an introduction to the theory of Computer Science and programming using Python. The online programme consists of ten, two hour Saturday sessions.

    Recordings of all sessions will be available 24 hours after each session date. This provides added flexibility should you be unable to take part in every live session.

    Each session is aimed at helping ICT teachers to develop their understanding of Computer Science and explore strategies for delivery in the classroom. Sessions will be split into workshops, covering the theory of Computer Science (such as data representation with binary and CPU architecture) and hands-on coding lab sessions.

    No prior knowledge of Computer Science or programming is required.

    Recordings of all sessions will be available 24 hours after each session date.

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    Location Date
    Online 03 Oct 2015 - 12 Dec 2015 Book

    KS4/5 Computer Science: Intro to programming in Visual Basic

    Suitable for:

  • All teachers of Computer Science and Computing at Key Stages 4 and 5, regardless of exam board.
  • Teachers at all stages of their careers who are new to Visual Basic and wish to develop knowledge and skills in computer programming.

    Focus: This course will introduce you to writing console applications using a free download of Microsoft Visual Basic. You will learn to navigate the Visual Basic IDE and manage projects. There will be input on designing graphical user interfaces for Visual Basic programs and exploration of programming skills applicable to non-examined assessments. The course will be useful to all teachers, regardless of exam board.

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  • Location Date
    Manchester 08 Dec 2015 Book
    London 10 Dec 2015 Book