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Perfect Papers: NEW Higher Computing Science – ready to order for 2018/19.

Perfect Papers: NEW Higher Computing Science – ready to order for 2018/19.

And we are ready! We’ve written two papers, building on the format of the new paper and the coverage of the areas of study.  Each paper is 110 marks distributed across all four areas of study: software design and development approximately 40% computer systems approximately 10% database design and development approximately 25% web design and […]

Learning Through Technology 2018

Learning Through Technology 2018

Technology is permeating every aspect of our lives and changing how we work, live and play. Skills Development Scotland and the Scottish Government-backed Digital Technologies Skills Group said it was the economy’s fastest-growing sector and is forecast to grow twice as fast as the Scottish economy overall in the years to 2024. Our education system […]

Sparking creativity with LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education EV3 and Microsoft MakeCode

Sparking creativity with LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education EV3 and Microsoft MakeCode

Today Microsoft are incredibly excited to announce the launch of MakeCode for LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education EV3!  This collaboration is the culmination of months of engineering, design and user testing work between the LEGO Education and Microsoft MakeCode teams. LEGO MINDSTORMS Education EV3 helps bring technology and computer science to life with hands-on, project-based learning, using the […]

Python for Higher Computing Science – Edinburgh / Glasgow by CodeClan Digital Skills Academy

Python for Higher Computing Science – Edinburgh / Glasgow by CodeClan Digital Skills Academy

We are offering a free 2-day intensive professional learning course for teachers of Computing Science in April/May 2018. The course will focus on using Python to deliver the outcomes in the revised Software Design and Development (Higher) Unit. The course will be delivered at Scotland’s digital skills academy, CodeClan, by their team of experienced software development instructors. […]