BCS Scholar workshops

As BCS Scholars you are able to book onto free online workshops run by Beverly Clarke, our CAS South West Outreach Support and BCS Subject Matter Expert.

Each session is run via Skype and lasts 1 hour - from 7pm to 8pm.

Spaces on each workshop are limited so it is essential that you book onto any workshops you’d like to attend.

If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact us: scholarships@bcs.uk

Workshops 17/18

Monday 9 October - Behaviour Management
Focus on how the teacher can plan the learning environment, what the pupils will expect, praise and sanctions, working with other teams across the school, discussions around scenarios, OFSTED guidance on behaviour is also discussed. Further resources / reading links will be provided.

Monday 13 November - Resources to support the curriculum
We will look at a variety of plugged and unplugged resources and online forums available to support your teaching. There will be discussion points where webinars attendees can also share a resource that they have found which is beneficial. Sending that resource to Beverly.clarke@computingatschool.org.uk beforehand would be helpful to ensure all goes well during the webinar.

Tuesday 23 January - Interview skills

  • First impressions - application forms and covering letters
  • Supporting your referees - giving them the right information
  • Preparing a lesson plan - delivering the sample lesson in Computing
  • Interview techniques - what to do and not to do
  • Discussion - lessons learnt and next steps

Tuesday 30 January - SMSC and British values
What do SMSC and British Values look like in the Computing classroom. Discussion point around topics, identifying SMSC and British Values moments, evidencing SMSC and British Values. OFSTED Guidance is also discussed. Resources to support / further reading.

Wednesday 25 April - Pedagogy
Focus on methods for teaching computer science. Focus on AfL strategies and Plenaries. Designed to get the most out of pupils in the Computing classroom. Discussion points will be provided along with resources to support.

Wednesday 13 June - Progress
This session will look at ways of tracking progress within a Computing Department, marking strategies, effective feedback and flipped learning. There will be activities to promote discussion around progress. Resources / further reading will also be provided.