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I need your help

Hello, Next month I will be meeting Michelle Wallace from the Scottish Government’s Learning Directorate along with Professor Alan Bundy (Edinburgh University), Dr Quintin Cutts (Glasgow University) and Professor Muffy Calder (the new Chief Scientific Advisor for Scotland). We will be talking about the promotion of Computer Science to head teachers and parents, CPD for […]

It is Computing Science

In case you missed the announcement on the SQA web site, at final publication in April 2012, the Course title of Computing and Information Science will become Computing Science as a result of feedback. Also, Access qualifications will now be known as National 1, National 2 and National 3. Also in the news, a great article […]

Calling Creative Teachers

 Are you creative in the classroom? Do you empower creativity in your young people? Education Scotland is looking for teachers and CLD staff who use creativity in their work to speak up and share their creative learning and teaching approaches with the rest of Scotland through a series of very short online film clips Creativity […]

Young Rewired State

Young Rewired State is the philanthropic arm of Rewired State and is a network of developers aged 18 and under. Its primary focus is to find and foster the young children and teenagers who are driven to teaching themselves how to code, how to program the world around them. This is a mighty challenge though […]

Scotland’s Colleges/SQA Academy: NPA Computer Games Development

Via Colin Maxwell: CPD event coming up soon for NPA Computer Games – online, then a face-to-face session in Stirling on 28th February. http://events.scotlandscolleges.ac.uk/events/show/4246 Summary NPA Computer Games Development. This course is designed to provide support for the delivery and assessment of the NPA Computer Games Development. The course begins on Tuesday 14 February 2012.  Delegates […]

The Oracle Academy Institute

Posted this on SQA Website computing blog and other channels – this might be overkill and please forgive me if it is. But this is useful opportunity to for staff development from global teachers programme – there will be a lot of international attendees. Falls from long standing relationship http://www.sqa.org.uk/mini/26890.html The Oracle Academy Institute, Edinburgh 2012 […]