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4 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 Durham Hub Meeting
Organiser(s): Darran Tones <dtones@stbedes.durham.sch.uk>, St Bede's Catholic School & 6th Form College
Speaker(s): Martin Bailey, Animate2Educate; Ben Garside, Durham Johnston Comprehensive School; Jim Green, Consett Academy
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Target Key Stages: KS1, KS2, KS3, KS4, KS5
Charge: Free
Venue: St Bede's Catholic School & 6th Form College <http://stbedes.durham.sch.uk/>, Lanchester DH7 0RD
Description:

Durham CAS Hub Autumn 2017 meeting

PROGRAMME
Time Topic
16:00 Registration and Refreshments
16:10 Primary Computing - Martin Bailey
16.10 OCR NEA general discussion and required evidence - Jim Green
16.55 Microbits for KS2 & 3 - Ben Garside
17.30 Feedback Survey and Close


OCR Computer Science/ICT Teacher Network Regional Meeting
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Target Key Stages: KS3, KS4, KS5
Charge: Free
Venue: Durham Leadership Centre, Spennymoor DL16 6YP
Description:

This is OCR's free networking event for the North East on their Computer Science and ICT IT qualifications. They will provide an overview of OCR's specifications and are a great chance for you to meet with your peers, speak with one of their subject specialists about their Computer Science and ICT qualifications, and to share tips and thoughts on best practice in the classroom. They include ideas to take back to the classroom. Key topics:
- GCSE Computer Science: Marking and assessing the J276 NEA – looking forward to 31 March 2018
- A Level Computer Science: Reviewing the Programming Project/Exemplar Work – What made a successful project?
- Vocational Qualifications in IT: what is on offer from OCR at Level 2 and Level 3 with no GCSE and GCE ICT post 2018?
- Sharing teaching experiences and best practice from within the centres


CAS Tyneside Hub Meeting
Organiser(s): Mike Carter <m.carterlea@gmail.com>, TynCan Learning
Speaker(s): Nick Cook, Newcastle University; Lynne Dagg, Sunderland University
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Target Key Stages: KS3, KS4, KS5
Charge: Free
Venue: Newcastle University <http://www.ncl.ac.uk/computing/>, School of Computing, Newcastle NE4 5TG
Description:

Hub meeting including sessions on flowgorithm and cyber security.

PROGRAMME
Time Topic
16:30 Registration and Refreshments
16:40 Flowgorithm - an overview from Nick Cook on the use of flowgorithm to explore program logic and generate program code.
17:15 Cyber security session led by Lynne Dagg and her team from Sunderland University including engaging classroom activities.
18:15 Wrap up