Posts Tagged ‘GCSE’

GCSE WJEC CS Course Accredited for 2012

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WJEC have gained accreditation for their new GCSE course and it is available from September 2012. According to WJEC their specification offers students the opportunity to gain an understanding of the way computers work, and to create and review computer programs for real-life purposes based on their

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Alice 3.1 Released

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Alice 3 has finally moved from BETA to a full release. Designed to help support the transition to programming in Java, Alice 3.1 is aimed primarily at KS4 and A-Level students. Alice 2 will continue to be available and supported and will be aimed at KS2 and

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Scratch and Python Course

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Coding at School is pleased to announce that we are running our first CPD course on the 9th and 11th July. It will cover both Scratch and Python and is aimed at teachers with little programming knowledge. Find out more about the course and book your tickets

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Exclusive: Computing GCSE News

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Today I attended a computing qualifications meetup at Anglia Ruskin University that was attended by the three main exam boards; OCR, AQA and Edexcel. Please excuse any typos or mistakes – I have typed this up very quickly (and published it in the early hours) as I

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New Computing GCSEs Event

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For anybody interested in delivering GCSE Computing, there is an event coming up at Anglia Ruskin University with representatives from AQA, EDExcel and OCR talking about their GCSE in Computing/Computer Science/Computing Science – 8th May 5pm in Chelmsford – register here: http://www.eventbrite.com/s/8Yjf Coding at School will be

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Embed Spotify

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I know when I have covered website design or blogging with my students, one part they seem to get a lot of satisfaction from is the ability to embed videos from YouTube. Now it is also possible to embed Spotify tracks with their new ‘play button’.  It’s

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How is computing taught in the rest of the world?

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The Guardian recently published an article about how computing is taught in other areas of the world.  The good news is that the recent changes here in the UK has been noticed around the world with many countries watching us.  The recent government announcement, the Raspberry Pi

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