The One About GCSE Computer Science
Monday 1st December, 2014
Egglescliffe School, Stockton-on-Tees
4:30pm - 7:00pm
(Date subject to confirmation)
An opportunity to get together and discuss the challenges and opportunities currently facing schools with the delivery of GCSE Computer Science. Whatever the exam board, whether you're planning for, delivering or starting to panic about any aspect of computer science at GCSE level then this is your opportunity to get share your fear, ideas and experiences.
There will be an opportunity to discuss the assessment and moderation of controlled assessment tasks - so please feel free to bring examples of students' work with you.
Draft Agenda (subject to change)
* See below for more details
4:00 - 4:30 Welcome, refreshments and networking
4:30 - 4:50 Introduction & Summary of qualifications
4:50 - 5:30 GCSE Theory Workshops*
5:30 - 5:40 Break and networking
5:40 - 6:50 Controlled Assessment - Preparation, Delivery & Assessment*
6:50 - 7:00 Plenary and AOB
GCSE Theory Workshops
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Separate sessions according to exam boards
Any questions? Want more details? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Who are CAS?
Computing At School is a grass-roots organisation made up of teachers, parents, governors, HE academics and people from industry, all of whom have a passion to support the delivery of computing in schools, at all key stages.
CAS is the subject association for computing and and we have hubs up and down the country, run by volunteers (usually teachers). To find out more about CAS, visit the website, or better yet, join CAS Online to get involved in the discussions and resources.
Computing at School is endorsed and supported by:
When & Where
CAS Teesside Hub
Generally based in the Tees Valley, but covering everywhere from the Penines to the North Sea and from Durham to North Yorkshire, we meet once a term and try to put a focus on practical ideas and sharing.