Preparing to teach Advanced level Computer Science (two -day theory course)
Saturday 30th September to Sunday 1st October 2017
starting at 9:00AM to 17:00 am
Eden Boys' School
|This course is designed for schools who are currently offering or considering A-Level Computer Science. With movement towards linear A Levels introduced last year, our training will provide information about the more demanding and newer topics in the new A-Level course, to teach them with confidence in fun and engaging ways. This course is ideally suited for teachers who have been teaching GCSE Computing for some time. Delegates will go away for lots of resources to help them through the first year of the course.|
Delegates are expected to bring their own laptop computer to the event
Session 1: Fundamentals of Programming and Computational Thinking
Session 2: Data structures
Session 3: Coursework
Session 1: Object Oriented Programming
Session 2 Machine Architecture
Session 3 Maths for Computer Science
Session 4 Review of Examination Papers
What is involved in planning, developing and producing documentation for the A-Level coursework?
Darren Travi & Ilia Avroutine
Darren is Head of Computing at the Royal Grammar School in High Wycombe. He is a CAS Master Teacher and leads the Buckinghamshire CAS Hub. Darren has been teaching A-Level Computer Science since the 1990s and GCSE Computing since the course started in 2010. Darren has been an active and leading member of Computing At School and has successfully delivered a series of CPD events aimed at supporting teachers IN Computing at Primary and Secondary phases.
Ilia teaches Computer Science at the Royal Grammar School. He has taught A-Level Computer Science for five years, having previously taught Computing in Canada. Ilia co-leads the CAS Bucks Hub and has run a number of training events, including at the annual CAS Conference in Birmingham and a series of CPD events around the country. He has a wide experience of teaching Computing and has co-authored the Key Stage 3 Computing text book for Hodders.
All materials and resources used on this course will be made available to all delegates after the course.
CONTACT & VENUE
Darren Travi, firstname.lastname@example.org
Eden Boys' School, 150 Wellhead Lane, Birmingham B42 2SY
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