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Teaching and leading key stage 2 computingCH002C04

Start Date24 Sep 2019
Duration2 Days
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...

Creativity in ScienceNS801A19

Start Date28 Oct 2019
Duration2 Days
FeesFrom £400.00 . Fees can vary, see page for more details
BursaryENTHUSE Bursary - £320.00
Creativity – the ability to have ideas, to solve problems that one may never have seen before, to think for oneself– is one of the most valuable life skills, and one of the most valued by universities and employers. It is the belief of the Course Team that creativity can be learnt, and taught. Coverage will include:...

The science of learningNE709A19

Start Date13 Jan 2020
Duration5 Weeks
VenueOnline Course
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...

IT Technicians supporting learning in ComputingCY214

ICT and computing technicians bring expertise to schools that can complement the teaching team to the benefit of all students. Becoming more involved in classroom learning can be hugely rewarding for technicians, and can forge strong relationships with teachers and students. It can also boost the status of...

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...

Creative coding with Sonic PiCY249

Sonic Pi provides a way to engage a wider group of students with computational thinking. This popular software creates music based on programming. Through the creative process students receive fast feedback, develop debugging skills and increase their confidence through tinkering and exploration.Join the creator of...

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...