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Hear first hand, how this exciting international programme in Python, will give you the coding skills to teach at GCSE / IGCSE levels.

Agenda

  • Welcome and intro - Becky LeMaire
  • Demo of the course content - John Maskrey
  • Why should teachers do this course? - Tig & Pete (Tutors)
  • International delivery - what you need to know - BCS International Director
  • Q&A - All

Synopsis

The world is being transformed by rapid digitisation and our schools and teachers play a vital role in continuing to deliver that change. However, since the introduction of computing to the national curriculum in 2014, the subject knowledge enhancement course has only been available to those who already graduated in the field of study.

Join us for an online workshop, where we'll be delving into the Teachers Teaching Tech Programme, you'll get to hear from the online tutors first-hand and the opportunity to ask your most pressing questions. We'll also be delving into a demo of the course and attendees will receive a link to a taster demo to give you an idea on what you can expect on-programme.

Who it's for:

This programme is open to everyone looking to boost their knowledge in Python and teach programming at GCSE /IGCSE standard, including:

  • Teachers
  • Aspiring teachers
  • College lecturers
  • Anyone with a genuine interest in developing their skills in Python

About the speakers

Pete Marshman, Teaching Teacher Tech online tutor

Pete is best known for his research and work around building self-efficacy in girls in computer science and advises institutions across Europe where he is also an EU Code Week Ambassador.

He has produced, edited and authored resources for leading organisations in computing education such as the BCS, the BBC, Hodder Education, INEOS, the Royal Society, the European Space Agency and PG online. He has 15 years’ experience of teaching computer science and being an Assistant Headteacher.

Tig Williams - Teaching Teacher Tech online tutor

Bio to follow.

Becky LeMaire - BCS Product Manager

Becky has worked in the Education sector for over 20 years and has experience ranging from providing Advice and Guidance to school leavers to working with and teaching disaffected youths aged 14-16.

John Maskrey - BCS

Bio to follow.

This event is brought to you by: BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT

Webinar: An introduction to BCS Teaching Teachers Tech: Computing with Python
Date and time
Thursday 13 October, 12:00pm - 12:45pm
Location


Webinar
Price
Free