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6 events found


GCSE Computer Science Progress - linear learning
Organiser(s): Toni Pine <Toni.Pine@scchs.org.uk>, St Cuthbert's High School
Speaker(s): Toni Pine, St Cuthbert's High School
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Target Key Stages: KS4
Charge: Free
Venue: St Cuthbert's High School <http://www.st-cuthbertshigh.newcastle.sch.uk>, Newcastle NE15 7PX
Description:

The purpose of the project is to offer specialist expertise in the process of linear assessment for Computer Science departments embarking on the KS4 linear framework. The sessions provided will offer inside examiner knowledge based advice and training on how to deliver sessions on Computing in schools, and how best to build the skills of KS4 students to pass 2 exams at the end of the linear assessment process. There are 6 sessions in this training programme.

Session 1 – Wed 20th Sep – 4pm – 6.30pm Exam speak
Session 2 – Wed 1st Nov – 4pm – 6.30pm Essay based questions
Session 3 – Wed 29th Nov – 4pm – 6.30pm The hard stuff
Session 4 – Wed 24th Jan – 4pm – 6.30pm RE-CAP feedback from computing observations & best practice
Session 5 – Wed 7th Mar – 4pm – 6.30pm Making it STICK - Revision
Session 6 - Wed 11th Jul – 4pm – 6.30pm RESULTS


Gateshead Raspberry Jam Birthday
Organiser(s): Jacqui Thompson <Jacquithompson@gateshead.gov.uk>, Gateshead Library
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Target Key Stages: KS2, KS3, KS4, KS5
Charge: Free
Venue: Gateshead Library <http://www.gatesheadlibraries.com/>, Gateshead NE8 4LN
Description:

Join us for our Raspberry Jam Big Birthday event! The sessions will include: Show and tell, Getting started with the Raspberry Pi and Raspberry Pi and micro:bit projects to try out.


Durham CAS Hub Meeting
Organiser(s): Ben Garside <b.garside@durhamjohnston.org.uk>, Durham Johnston Comprehensive School
Speaker(s): Ben Garside, Durham Johnston Comprehensive School; Alan O'Donohoe, Exa Foundation
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Target Key Stages: KS1, KS2, KS3, KS4, KS5
Charge: Free
Venue: Durham Johnston Comprehensive School <http://www.durhamjohnston.org.uk>, Durham DH1 4SU
Description:

It's our Spring Term hub meeting where everyone will get free CPD on using Paired Programming with your classes. Suitable for all key stages. We're looking for people to contribute to the Lightning Talks, so if you have something that you have used in the classroom that works well and are willing to share with us in the form of a short presentation (not more than 10 minutes) then we'd love to hear from you. Programme:
16:00 Registration, Refreshments and Welcome
16:10 Lighting Talks (Short presentations on ideas for the classroom) - Range of speakers
16:50 Paired Programming - Alan O'Donohoe
17:45 Durham CAS Hub Micro:bits for Primary - Ben Garside


OCR Computer Science/IT Teacher Network
Organiser(s): Ian Cooper <icooper@harton-tc.co.uk>, Harton Academy
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Target Key Stages: KS3, KS4
Charge: Free
Venue: Harton Academy <http://www.harton-tc.co.uk>, South Shields NE34 6DL
Description:

This free OCR networking opportunity is a great forum to discuss OCR’s Computer Science and IT qualifications with both an OCR Subject Advisor and fellow colleagues in your local area. These sessions are also a chance to discuss teaching and assessment, share best practice and build supportive networks with those around you in other schools and establishments.


Code Club Newcastle meet up
Organiser(s): Anna Pearson <yhne@codeclub.org.uk>, Code Club UK / Raspberry Pi Foundation
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Target Key Stages: KS2, KS3
Charge: Free
Venue: Event Space, Newcastle University <http://www.ncl.ac.uk/computing/>, School of Computing, Urban Sciences Building, Newcastle NE4 5TG
Description:

Our meetups are a fun, friendly and relaxed gathering for educators, techies, teachers, community leaders, hosts, volunteers and anyone else interested in finding out more about Code Club... you're all very welcome! Whether you are new to or are already running or hosting a club then come along and say hello; this is a chance to meet people involved in other clubs so we can share resources and help each other. Anna, our coordinator for the area will be on hand to answer any questions you have about starting or running a club. Come grab a complimentary drink, snacks and join us! If you have any questions in advance of the event, please get in touch with Anna via yhne@codeclub.org.uk or @codeclubne on Twitter.


CAS North East Regional Conference
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Charge: £35 by credit card, £40 by invoice
Venue: Newcastle University <http://www.ncl.ac.uk/computing/>, School of Computing, Urban Sciences Building, Newcastle NE4 5TG
Description:

This conference covers computing in the primary and secondary curriculum. Workshops will be delivered by national and regional experts in teaching computing. See the conference home page (http://casne.ncl.ac.uk/events/2018/conference/) for programme details and registration information.