Teaching networks and the internet for GCSE computer science CY207 / A16

Start date
12 Jan 17
1 Day
National STEM Learning Centre, University of York, York YO10 5DD How to find us


Covering the range of network and internet topics at GCSE level, this course will boost subject knowledge and prepare you for teaching engaging lessons. Learn theory including layers and protocols, network topologies and security. Take away practical and 'unplugged' activities to help your students.

The course fees include meals 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:

  • learn the differences between wired and wireless networks
  • understand the applications of different network topologies, and their pros and cons
  • gain an understanding of communication protocols and their relation to layers
  • recognise security threats and different forms of attack


Teaching networks and the internet for GCSE computer science12 January 201709:00-16:20National STEM Learning Centre


This course is scheduled the day before "Teaching networks, the internet and cyber-security for A level computer science". Teachers wishing to attend both are offered bed and breakfast accommodation free of charge.

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For courses at the National STEM Learning Centre in York, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course. 


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