New Date 15th SEPTEMBER 2015
BCS Coventry and CAS hub for the Coventry region are holding another day conference event for local primary and secondary teachers of computing, IT and Digital literacy. The event is supported by BCS, CAS, IET, Coventry University and University of Warwick.
There is no charge to attend and the workshops and talks will be suitable for anyone who has interest in computing education in schools. We particualrly welcome school heads and governors.
Keynote speakersto be confirmed
Different workshops in three parallel streams, with lots of resources and ideas for classroom use including Barefoot Computing, Python, Robotics, 3D printing;
Discussion on curriculum development and
Pedagogical research to evaluate and enhance the classroom experience
Youth competeition Challenge IT 2016 will be launched at the conference. Leaders from youth organisations are very welcome to join the conference to find out more about the competition.
Contributions from local primary and secondary teachers are most welcome, please contact Irene Glendinning for more information.
Free parking is provided for all delegates. Refreshments and lunch are also provided free of charge, with thanks to the conference sponsors.
Delegates are strongly advised to bring a laptop for use in some of the workshops. More details about pre-installing some software will follow shortly.
When & Where
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.