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5 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


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
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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.


Teaching A level Computing (1 of 2) - CPD for KS4 and KS5 teachers
Organiser(s): Nick Cook <nick.cook@newcastle.ac.uk>, Newcastle University
Speaker(s): Nick Cook, Newcastle University
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Target Key Stages: KS4, KS5
Charge: Free
Venue: Newcastle University <http://www.ncl.ac.uk/computing/>, School of Computing, Urban Sciences Building, Newcastle NE4 5TG
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This is one of two workshop on teaching A level computing. This workshop will be delivered by Nick Cook, Newcastle University School of Computing, and the 2nd workshop on 17 July will be delivered by Jeanette Patterson, an experienced A level teacher formerly of King's Priory School Tynemouth.

Together we will cover topics such as A level algorithms and data structures, logic and Boolean algebra, number representation and computer arithmetic, and regular expressions. We will announce nearer the time exactly which topics are covered in which workshop.

The workshop will start with a sandwich lunch at 12:45.


CAS Newcastle West Launch Hub Meeting
Organiser(s): Toni Pine <Toni.Pine@scchs.org.uk>, St Cuthbert's High School
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Target Key Stages: KS1, KS2, KS3, KS4, KS5
Charge: Free
Venue: St Cuthbert's High School <http://www.st-cuthbertshigh.newcastle.sch.uk>, Newcastle NE15 7PX
Description:

Launch event for the new Newcastle West CAS Hub.


Teaching A level Computing (2 of 2) - CPD for KS4 and KS5 teachers
Organiser(s): Nick Cook <nick.cook@newcastle.ac.uk>, Newcastle University
Speaker(s): Jeanette Patterson, Saltus Grammar School Bermuda
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Charge: Free
Venue: Newcastle University <http://www.ncl.ac.uk/computing/>, School of Computing, Urban Sciences Building, Newcastle NE4 5TG
Description:

This is the 2nd of two workshop on teaching A level computing. This workshop will be delivered by Jeanette Patterson, an experienced A level teacher formerly of King's Priory School Tynemouth. The 1st workshop, on 10 July, is delivered by Nick Cook, Newcastle University School of Computing.

Together we will cover topics such as A level algorithms and data structures, logic and Boolean algebra, number representation and computer arithmetic, and regular expressions. We will announce nearer the time exactly which topics are covered in which workshop.

The workshop will start with a sandwich lunch at 12:45.