Teaching networks, the internet and cyber-security for A level computer science CY208 / A16

Start date
6 Apr 17
1 Day
National STEM Learning Centre, University of York, York YO10 5DD View on Google Map


From the protocols that make networks tick, through to the security measures that keep them safe, teachers will be provided with lots of classroom ideas. Throughout the day participants will piece together the theoretical and technical aspects of computer networks and the applications that run across them. Wired and wireless networks, encryption and a host of security considerations will be covered, aligned to the most recent awarding body specifications.

 This is a residential course, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course.
Course fees vary for participants outside the UK. Please contact enquiries@stem.org.uk for more information.


You will:

  • be able to teach how the suite of protocols enables networked computing
  • develop an in-depth understanding of the TCP/IP stack
  • take away a range of approaches to teaching network fundamentals and the client-server model of application design
  • teach wireless networking and security in engaging ways
  • gain knowledge of modern internet security measures, a growing topic in examinations


Teaching networks, the internet and cyber-security for A level computer science06 April 2017 09:00-17:00


State funded school or college£300.00 +VAT£300.00ENTHUSE Award
Fee paying school or college (independent)£300.00 +VAT

Teachers or technicians working in state-funded schools or colleges in the UK are eligible for these bursaries which can be used to contribute to covering the cost of course fees, supply cover, travel, accommodation, or equipment for your school. Find out more.

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