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AS/A-level Computer Science: Intro to the new specification
Suitable for: Subject teachers and Heads of Department who are considering teaching the new AS or A-level 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 AS and A-level Computer Science.more info >
Demystify GCSE Computer Science: online support programme
* HoD ICT / Computing
* Teachers of ICT / Computing
* Newly Qualified Teachers
* Non-specialist teachers of Computing
* Anyone interested in delivering the AQA GCSE Computer Science specification now or in the future
To obtain the maximum benefit from this course an elementary knowledge of computer programming concepts and techniques will be an advantage.
Focus: This exciting new programme of support for GCSE Computer Science consists of ten, two hour, online ‘twilight’ sessions enabling you to develop your understanding of the specification without the need to leave your desk. The learning outcomes are mapped directly to the AQA GCSE Computer Science specification in association with The Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certifications. The programme focuses on making the very best use of no cost and low cost resources, regular ‘surgery sessions’, an email helpline and recordings of the live sessions.more info >
GCSE Computer Science: Ready to Teach
Suitable for: All teachers whether experienced or newly qualified who will be teaching the GCSE Computer Science course for the first time.
Focus: Brand new for 2014 this course reviews the structure of the 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: An introduction to programming using Python
Suitable for: All teachers of KS4 Computing/Computer Science with little or no experience of Python or programming.
Focus: This new course will raise the confidence of teachers of KS4 Computing/Computer Science who have little or no experience of Python or programming. By attending teachers will:
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 ICT/Computing – KS3-KS4
Focus: This exciting new 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.more info >
GCSE/KS3/4 Computing: Starting from Scratch
Suitable for: Teachers at all stages of their careers who wish to develop knowledge and skills in computer programming. Teachers of ICT / Computing KS3-KS4.
Focus: Starting from Scratch is an exciting new course, aimed at KS3 and KS4, which will introduce you to the world of computer programming using MIT's Scratch visual programming language.more info >
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 day will introduce the key concepts,a range of programming environments and consider planning for assessment and progression.more info >
KS3 The new computing PoS: developing a curriculum
Suitable for: School leaders and computing/ICT subject leaders. In the past schools have found it valuable to have more than one person attend, preferably including a school leader.
Focus: Changes in the programme of study will require all schools to audit and replan their computing/ICT schemes of work. This day will introduce clear guidance as to the extent for the need to change, how to audit, and sampling of a range of activities. Progression and assessment will be considered.more info >