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The University of Southampton
Mathematics and Science Learning Centre

KS3 Computing Summer School

This five-day course is designed for teachers without a computing background who would like to confidently deliver computing in Key Stage 3. The course can be catered to the requirements of the group through their choice of 5 units from a list of 8 units. Please see below for a downloadable list of the unit content.

Tig working with a group
Tig working with a group

Content:

The course will give teachers a basic grounding in computing concepts and computational thinking that will allow them to confidently deliver KS3 computing. Sessions will focus on effective pedagogical approaches to teach computing and apply relevant contexts for teaching the subject at KS3. Teachers will also explore a range of resources and avenues to support continued professional development in the field.

This course is led by Tig Williams

Outcomes:

Dates:

Unit 1Unit 2Unit 3Unit 4Unit 5
25th Sept 2017 31st Oct 2017 10th Jan 2018 1st Mar 2018 2nd Apr 2018

 

Fees:

This course is £250. To book please email mslc@soton.ac.uk.
All materials and resources used on this course will be made available to all delegates after the course. This course is subsidised by CAS. 

For further information on course content: Tig.Williams@soton.ac.uk

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Both as a part time teacher and CAS Regional coordinator I hope to both train and inspire others to improve their computing knowledge. My industrial background coupled with teaching gives me the ability to add context in places others don't!

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