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Start your own After-School Programming club with free kit from Codecademy

Digital literacy is increasingly important for children to learn as more and more of their world goes online. Unfortunately, many schools do not offer opportunities to learn computing. While great organizations like the CAS are working hard to change this, many teachers have decided to take matters into their own hands and start after-school programming […]

Google Apps for Education Summit: Using Technology to Transform and Unlock Learning

Google Apps for Education Summit: Using Technology to Transform and Unlock Learning

FREE CPD for Teachers using FREE technology tools Saturday 9th June 2012, 10.00 – 3.30pm Hilton Grosvenor Hotel, 1-9 Grosvenor Terrace, Glasgow Google and partners (including CompEdNet admin Charlie Love) are delighted to invite you to the Google Apps for Education Summit, a one-off opportunity to attend an ICT Training Event for educators at the […]

New courses are published!

The new National 2 to Higher courses are now available on the SQA web site. These are the final publications and you can download them all here (http://www.sqa.org.uk/sqa/48477.html). I’ve opened up a forum topic to post your initial thoughts on 🙂 (http://www.compednet.com/groups/curriculum-for-excellence/forum/topic/new-courses-your-thoughts/)

Computing Teachers: Cuts by Local Authorities

I’ve been looking at the statistics produced by local authorities in response to FOI requests by Kate (http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/user/kate_farrell?page=1). It makes disturbing reading and provides real evidence of what we have, anecdotally, known for a long time: Computing is being cut almost across the board. Highland Council is one to highlight in that in 2007/08 they had FTE in […]