Preston Hub Meeting, Monday 9th Jan 2017 4:30pm - 6:00pm, Media Factory @UCLan
Host - Alan O'Donohoe
- Bring & Brag - Sharing news of events, projects, resources etc. If you have something to share, please bring it with you.
- Teaching Text-Based Programming - A practical hands-on practical problem-solving session to share approaches to teaching text-based programming. (If you can - please bring a laptop with Python 3 installed)
- Your Computing Questions - Bring your issues, problems or questions and we'll try to help
You can influence the agenda of our future meetings, by suggesting or requesting a focus for the meeting, eg. KS1 Computing, GCSE Computing, CS Unplugged, Raspberry Pi, Python. Please note that registration is required in advance.
This event is probably most relevant for teachers of Key Stage 2 to Key Stage 4 Computing - but is open to other participants.
Afterwards: The Preston Raspberry Jam event follows from 6.00-9.00pm - a chance to meet Preston's community of Raspberry Pi enthusiasts of all ages and backgrounds.
Directions: this event will be held in UCLan's Media Innovation Studio (photos) on the 4th floor of the Media Factory Building which is just off Kirkham Street. It's recommended to take the lift up to the 4th floor, as it's a long stair climb. The venue is a 7min walk from Preston train station or 10min from Preston bus station. Directions to Media Factory.
Parking: Limited numbers of free parking spaces are available at Victoria Street car park, Postcode PR1 7AY, corner of Victoria Street and Brook Street (Google Streetview link). Alternatively, there is free limited parking on the surrounding streets (Victoria St & Harrington St), Pay & Display (£1 per hour on Adelphi St between Victoria & Harrington St) and free street parking outside the venue from 6.30pm.
Preston Raspberry Jam takes place after this meeting [more information]
For further information please 'Contact The Host' above or send an email to "info" at "exa.foundation". Please note that photos may be taken at the event for publicity purposes and you may be contacted about other relevant events. The agenda may change from advertised to reflect changes in cirucmstances. This event is supported by UCLan and Exa Foundation.
When & Where
Alan O'Donohoe is Specialist Leader in Education at Exa Foundation and a CAS Master Teacher. His creative approaches to teaching Computing have been graded as 'Outstanding' and his 'Teach Computing' courses have received the highest levels of feedback. An experienced teacher, Master Teacher and Hub Leader - if Alan can help you, he will.