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KS4 Computer Science: Shift to Computing
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.
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.
|Online||03 Oct 2015 - 12 Dec 2015||Book|
AS/A-level Computer Science: Object oriented programming
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.
GCSE & KS3/4 Computer Science: Introduction to GameMaker
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.more info >
GCSE Computer Science: Intermediate Python
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.more info >
GCSE Computer Science: Intro to the new specification
Suitable for: Subject teachers and Heads of Department who are considering teaching the new GCSE Computer Science specification with AQA,
Focus: You are invited to attend a free of charge event to learn more about AQA’s new specification for GCSE Computer Science. These events will provide an overview of the content and assessment structure, details of the resources that are being developed to support your teaching and an opportunity to ask any questions you might have. .more info >
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.more info >
GCSE Computing: Intro to programming using Python(AQALocal)W
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.more info >
|Wirral||25 Sep 2015||Book|
KS3 Computer Science: How to teach programming
Suitable for: Computer Science/ICT subject leaders and specialist ICT teachers
Programming is an essential component of all schemes of work which follow the programme of study. This course introduces the key concepts, a range of programming environments and considers planning for assessment and progression.
A small number of different programming environments will be used to work through as many examples as time allows.
This course is delivered in partnership with Naace.
KS4/5 Computer Science: Intro to programming in Visual Basic
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.more info >