CAS at BETT 2013 Fringe event
Thursday, January 31, 2013 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM (GMT)
CAS at BETT Fringe event 2013
Novotel London ExCEL
31 January 2013
1730 - 1930
Live or work in South East region? Or teach ICT or Computing elsewhere but plan to visit BETT 2013? Want to find out what CAS is up to in 2013?
Hear from influential speakers on the new ICT curriculum, latest on Raspberry Pi in education. Find out CPD opportunities in your area.
ICT and Computing Teachers welcome! IT professionals who want to work with schools equally welcome! We'd love to see University academics keen to offer CPD or inspirational computing activities !
Networking, networking, networking! Meet like-minded souls who care about putting the excitement into computing, and putting computing into ICT wherever possible! Don't know how to start doing this? We can put you in touch with people that can help.
1730- Introduction and Welcome - What is CAS?What can we offer you. Why you should join us? CPD opportunities
1740 - 1830 Panel Discussion and Questions: The New ICT Curriculum - Opportunities for us all!
Chaired by Stephen Hunt, Hertfordshire University, Dr Bill Mitchell, BCS Academy director, Simon Peyton-Jones, Senior Researcher, Microsoft Research, Miles Berry, Chair of Naace. Questions from the audience!
1830 – 1900 - Raspberry Pi Recipes - Got your hands on a Raspi? Not sure how to use it in the classroom? Come along and hear from people who can help you! Rob Bishop Raspberry Pi evangelist
1900 - 1920 - Speed presentations from the people behind:
1920 - Feedback, Close
19.20- 2030 Networking and refreshments
We look forward to seeing you all!
Attendance is free but advance registration is required!
Travel: To find out details of the nearest stations to the ExCel exhibition centre click here Novotel ExCel is 2 minutes walk away from the exhibition centre.
The Computing At School group (CAS) aims to promote the teaching of Computing at school. CAS was born out of our excitement with our discipline, combined with a serious concern that many students are being “turned off” computing by a combination of factors that have conspired to make the subject seem dull and pedestrian. Our goal is to put the excitement back into Computing at school.
The Computing At School group (CAS) is a grass roots organisation, whose energy, creativity, and leadership comes from its members. CAS is a collaborative partner with the BCS through the BCS Academy of Computing, and has formal support from other industry partners. Membership is open to everyone, and is very broad, including teachers, parents, governors, exam boards, industry, professional societies, and universities. We speak for the discipline of computing at school level, inc. FE, and not for any particular interest group.
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