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Teaching and leading key stage 2 computingCH002C04

Start Date24 Sep 2019
Duration2 Days
VenueCambridge
FeesFree
This course is delivered as part of the National Centre for Computing Education. Through key stage 2, the computing curriculum aims to deepen understanding of computer science, information technology and digital literacy. Children become more skilled, and critical, users of technology, choosing tools that helps them...

The science of learningNE709A19

Start Date13 Jan 2020
Duration5 Weeks
VenueOnline Course
FeesFree
Online course. Flexible participation. Guided by Professor Paul Howard-Jones (The Secret Life of Four and Five Year Olds) and Professor Tim Jay, develop an understanding of the science of learning and discuss its impact on your teaching. Draw upon educational neuroscience and psychology to help you interpret student...

Exploring the outdoors with the early years foundation stageNY060A19

Start Date21 May 2020
Duration2 Days
VenueYork
FeesFrom £640.00 + VAT. Fees can vary, see page for more details
BursaryENTHUSE Bursary - £540.00
Outdoor learning and play is widely acknowledged as being very beneficial to children’s early development. Taking children outdoors offers unique experiences to enhance their existing skills and knowledge and develop those important characteristics of effective learning. It offers them more opportunities to engage in...

Scratch: stretching the more able childCY011

Scratch is widely-used as a tool for introducing programming and computational thinking, and many children are able to create high quality animations, games and presentations. All teachers want to stretch and challenge the children in their class, but many ask “Where next?” for the child who is stretching your...

Data representation in key stage 3 computing with CAS TenderfootCY227

Tenderfoot is a program of subject knowledge enhancement for teachers of computing, especially those without a computer science background. It aims to provide teachers with a deep understanding across a range of computing topics, enabling them to teach more effectively and maximise the attainment of their students....

Scratch programming in primary schoolCV001

Scratch is the most popular tool for computer programming in primary schools around the world, and is used independently by millions of children for their own projects. Its block-based, drag-and-drop system supports accessible, creative learning for children of all abilities and levels of experience. Children can...

Programming and data structures with CAS TenderfootCY226

Led by CAS Master Teachers, "How computers do stuff" explores the pedagogy involved in teaching programming. It considers how children might move from creating simple programs to using industrial strength programming languages. We will consider what progress looks like, and the pace at which different children...

SEND Computing ConferenceCY701

This conference is ideal for any teachers working in special schools who are looking at adapting the computing curriculum for their pupils in creative ways to support life skills, literacy and numeracy. Teachers working in mainstream primary settings with students with special needs may also find it of benefit. There...

Exploring the outdoors with the early years foundation stageNY060

Outdoor learning and play is widely acknowledged as being very beneficial to children’s early development. Taking children outdoors offers unique experiences to enhance their existing skills and knowledge and develop those important characteristics of effective learning. It offers them more opportunities to engage in...

Computing across the primary curriculumCY016

Although it was rewritten in 2013 there is a misconception that the computing curriculum is solely about programming, computer science and online safety. The attainment targets in KS1 and KS2 make it clear that children are expected to use and apply a range of technology effectively to collect, analyse, present,...

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