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Computing at School, Preston Hub Meeting 2nd July #CASPreston

Christine Harvey

Tuesday, July 2, 2013 from 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM (BST)

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Preston Hub Meeting


Tuesday 2nd July 2013 4:00pm - 6:30pm

'Python GUIs, YRS & HTML/CSS/JS'



 Our Lady's High School, Fulwood, Preston PR2 3SQ

Host - Alan O'Donohoe

Aims: what to EXPECT

1. Educate teachers by sharing resources for teaching computing

2. Engage teachers to introduce computing activities into ICT lessons

3. Encourage teachers who might be frightened of computing to 'have a go' and share experiences and good practice with each other!


PROGRAMME - July 2nd

No previous programming knowledge is required.


4:00 Registration/Coffee -introductions

4:15 PythonTutorial: Graphic User Interfaces

5:00 Summer Schools: Young Rewired State & Coder Dojo

5:15 HTML, CSS & JS Tutorial: Coding Webpages

6:00 Close

Our next event after this will be in the Autumn Term of 2013


We will always seek to share some activities designed to teach computing in ICT lessons using free, open source, cross platform resources.

If you have a suggestion for adding to or changing the programme please get in touch.



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For further information please 'Contact The Host' above. 

Advance registration required.

Light refreshments will be available

Computing at School (CAS)

Computing at School (CAS) is a membership association which aims to promote and support Computing and related disciplines in UK schools, formally supported by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT. Its memberships is diverse, including teachers at over 500 schools across the UK, exam boards, industry, universities, professional societies, as well as parents and governors. CAS seeks to work at many levels, including directly supporting Computing/ICT teachers, as well advocacy at a national policy level. It has been heavily involved in the Royal Society Call for Evidence on Computing in Schools, as well as contributing to the recent National Curriculum Review in England. For further information regarding CAS and its activities, please see http://www.computingatschool.org.uk.

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When & Where

Our Lady's High School
St Anthony's Drive
PR2 3SQ Preston
United Kingdom

Tuesday, July 2, 2013 from 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM (BST)

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Christine Harvey

Computing At School  (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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