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Preparing to Teach GCSE Computing 9 – 1

Darren Travi

Friday, October 20, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (BST)

Preparing to Teach GCSE Computing 9 – 1

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On behalf of Computing At School and the Network of Excellence



Preparing to Teach GCSE Computing 9 – 1


October 20, 2017 at 9:00AM


St James’s Church

With the change in the assessment for GCSE Computing, our training will bring the skills and confidence needed to teach the new specifications in a fun and engaging way. Ideally suited for teachers who have been teaching GCSE Computing or for those considering teaching it for the first time, it will focus on the teaching strategies for the technical topics involved in the new specifications. Delegates will go away for lots of resources to help them through the first year of teaching the course.

Session 1 Overview of the course

  • Overview of the Non Exam Assessment

 

Session 2 Machine Architecture

  • Bits, Bytes, Binary Logic and Boolean Algebra
  • Parts of a CPU and the Fetch Execute Cycle
  • Illustration of CPU operation:  sequencing with the Little Man Computer
  • New Model Questions

 

Session 3  Computer Systems Paper

  • Introduction to networks – LANs, WANs, network topologies. Protocols, and layers

 

Session 4 Algorithms and Programming Paper

  • Effective algorithms using pseudocode and flowcharts
  • Binary, linear searches; bubble, merge and insertion sorting



Course Leaders

There are 2 teachers on this course, both Ilia and Darren are extensively involved in providing resources, training or assessment and examinations.

 

Darren Travi -

Head of Computing at the Royal Grammar School, High Wycombe and a CAS Master Teacher. He leads the South Buckinghamshire CAS Hub, teaching A-level Computer Science since the 1990's, and GCSE Computing since the course started in 2010.  

 

Ilia Avroutine -

Ilia has taught A level Computer Science for over 10 years having previously taught Computing in Canada.   Ilia is the Head of Computer Science at the Wetherby Senior School in London. He has a wide experience of teaching Computing and has co - authored a number of popular resources and textbooks. 



SPEAKERS

Darren Travi & Ilia Avroutine


All materials and resources used on this course will be made available to all delegates after the course.

HOST

Darren Travi, darren.travi@computingatschool.org.uk

St James’s Church

For further information: darren.travi@computingatschool.org.uk

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Have questions about Preparing to Teach GCSE Computing 9 – 1? Contact Darren Travi

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St James’s Church
197 Piccadilly
W1J 9LL London
United Kingdom

Friday, October 20, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (BST)


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Darren Travi

CAS Master Teacher: Leader Bucks CAS Hub, CAS Master Teacher, Head Of Computing, Royal Grammar School, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP13 6QT
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