6 results for "Computer Science"

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 examination board.

Focus: This repeat 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 twilight sessions and will help 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 27 Apr 2015 - 13 Jul 2015 Book

AS/A-level Computer Science: Preparing to teach

Suitable for: Heads of Department and subject teachers.

Focus: To help you prepare to teach the new specification, we’re inviting you to one of our free teacher training events. From lesson planning and teaching resources, to the issues and expected outcomes of the new assessment, we’ll talk you through everything you need to bring out the best in your students.

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Location Date
Newcastle 09 Mar 2015 Book
Birmingham 13 Mar 2015 Book
Manchester 18 Mar 2015 Book
London 24 Mar 2015 Full
Online 25 Mar 2015 Book
Online 25 Jun 2015 Book

GCSE Computer Science Teacher Standardisation

Suitable for: Schools/colleges entering students for GCSE Computer Science in the June 2015 exam series.
Each centre may send one delegate. A second delegate may be added to the waiting list.

Focus: Each meeting:

  • Considers assessment criteria
  • Affirms assessment standards
  • Discusses coursework administration
  • Involves marking student work samples

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Location Date
Manchester 03 Mar 2015 Book
Manchester 04 Mar 2015 Book
Belfast 10 Mar 2015 Book

GCSE Computing: An introduction to programming using Python

Suitable for: All teachers of GCSE Computing/Computer Science with little or no experience of Python or programming regardless of which exam board they use.

Focus: This course will raise the confidence of teachers of GCSE Computing/Computer Science who have little or no experience of Python or programming.

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Location Date
Manchester 05 Mar 2015 Book
London 25 Jun 2015 Book
Manchester 02 Jul 2015 Book

GCSE/KS3/4 Computing: Let's make a game of IT- Game Maker

Suitable for: Teachers at all stages of their careers who wish to develop knowledge and skills in computer programming. Teachers of GCSE/KS3 Computing/ICT.

Focus: This exciting course is an introduction to computer game programming using the Game Maker software. You will be taken through the necessary steps to create your own platform video game and be provided with an array of possibilities to take the game further beyond the course itself.

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Location Date
London 23 Jun 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
London 02 Jul 2015 Book
Manchester 10 Jul 2015 Book