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CAS North East Conference 26 June 2019

From 26/Jun/2019 to 26/Jun/2019
Price: £35 by credit card and £40 by invoice

CAS North East Conference 26 June 2019


The following workshop sessions are now confirmed for the CAS North East Conference:

  • Algorithms and programming techniques for GCSE (KS4) - Toni Pine, St Cuthbert's High School
  • Bringing the TCP/IP model to life and why we must teach it (KS3, KS4) - Duncan Maidens, CAS West Midlands and Birmingham City University
  • Building sharable mobile phone apps using App Lab (KS3, KS4) - Ben Garside, Durham Johnston Comprehensive School
  • Creating computer games in Scratch 3.0 (KS2) - Jordan Graham, Northumberland County Council
  • Database programming with Python and SQL (KS4, KS5) - Paul Robson, Cramlington Learning Village
  • Design in programming projects - research findings and a framework for use in class (KS1, KS2) - Jane Waite, CAS London
  • Making music with Sonic Pi (KS2, KS3) - Sarah Zaman, CAS North West - Manchester
  • Manipulating audio with JES media computing (KS3, KS4) - Simon Roberts, Carmel College
  • Object Orientated Programming (KS4, KS5) - Paul Williams, St Robert of Newminster RC School
  • Pencil Code Gym Jam (KS2, KS3) - Phillippa Chippendale, Openzone @ The Word, and Amanda Hayward, Openzone @ The Word
  • Physical Computing with the Crumble Controller (KS1, KS2) - Sarah Zaman, CAS North West - Manchester
  • Primary computational thinking unplugged (KS1, KS2) - Neil Brown, North Tyneside CLC, and Claire Graham, North Tyneside CLC
  • Read Steady Code - Scratch and Maths (KS2) - Steve Robert, Openzone @ The Word
  • Secondary computational thinking (KS3, KS4) - Mark Dorling, Queen Mary University of London
  • Secondary computing (KS3, KS4) - Mark Clarkson, Egglescliffe School
  • Secondary computing (KS3, KS4) - Jim Green, Consett Academy
  • Turing Tumble - marble powered computing (KS2, KS3) - Harry Large, Newcastle University
  • Unplugged Computing from EYFS to Year 6 (KS1, KS2) - Martin Bailey, Animate2Educate
  • Using Minecraft for engaging STEM tasks (KS2, KS3) - Marty Edwards, Learn IT Compute IT

It will be a great day of excellent CPD and we still have 1 or 2 more workshops to confirm. The conference page: http://casne.ncl.ac.uk/events/2019/conference/ will be updated with further details as we have them.

Register for £35 by credit card (£40 by invoice) via the link at http://casne.ncl.ac.uk/events/2019/conference/#registration


National Centre for Computing Education (NCCE) CPD

The new National Centre for Computing Education (NCCE) is now running a full programme of primary and secondary CPD, with bursaries for qualifying state schools. See https://teachcomputing.org/ for what is currently on offer. NCCE Hub schools will also be announced soon and will be delivering CPD in the region.


Request for input from students

Two of our students are doing dissertation projects on computing education. If you have the time they would welcome input from teachers.

There is survey for a project on primary computing: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/HLDTKDV

And another survey for secondary computing: https://forms.ncl.ac.uk/view.php?id=3671373


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