containing all the main documents in the information pack.
|Network of Excellence now launched. Please visit the CAS website for details.|
Contents of the information pack
, explaining the key strategic choices and actions for schools to teach Computer Science
- A summary of the Royal Society Report 'Computing in Schools: Shut down or restart?'
, draws on the experience of the Computing At School group, explaining what Computer Science is and why it is strategically important. It begins with a four-page summary, followed by appendices that provide further background.
, is the CAS curriculum for Computer Science, mentioned by Mr Gove in his January BETT speech, written by a group of teachers, academics and industryresearchers, and endorsed by BCS, Microsoft, Google and Intellect.
. Computer Science is a crucial academic strand of school education, but a rounded education in Computational Thinking and digital systems is broader. This document puts the pieces together, covering what is currently called ICT.
. BCS and CAS have sought expressions of interest in joining a network of Computer Science teaching excellence, consisting of five hundred schools together with universities. Please read this document for more details.
- As examples of the wealth of high-quality material that is available to support Computer Science teaching, we also enclosed a copy of the latest CAS newsletter, and a copy of the latest cs4fn magazine
More information on the Network of Excellence can be found on the CAS website.