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Computing teacher training scholarships increased to £27,500 Applications open 01 November

by Becky Ross
BCS are pleased to announce an increase in the scholarship being awarded to graduates training to teach computing. Those students training to teach computing starting in the 2017 academic year can now apply for a computing scholarship from BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT worth £27,500. It is hoped this increase will help attract the best and brightest graduates with the potential to becoming exceptional computing teachers.

Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation partner with BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT to strengthen Computing teaching within schools.

by Academy Admin
The Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), previously known as Multimedia Development Corporation, and BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, have just agreed a deal which will see one hundred teachers take the BCS Certificate in Computer Science Teaching. Devised and implemented by Computing At School (CAS) and accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, the certificate was launched in 2014 with seventy-seven teachers having obtained their certificate in the two years it has been running.

CAS TV launches

by Academy Admin
Thanks to the generosity of our friends at Google, CAS is pleased to announce the (re)launch of its YouTube channel, CAS TV.
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What do research staff do when they leave academia?

by Denisa Demko
Vitae and Naturejobs have launched ‘What do research staff do next?’ – a survey which tries to find out what academic staff (postdocs, assistant professors, etc.) do after they leave university.

Latest issue of Informatics in Primary Care available

by Jutta Mackwell
The latest issue of our health informatics journal, Informatics in Primary Care, is now available online at http://hijournal.bcs.org/index.php/jhi/issue/view/7. It includes research articles and reports on:

Informatics in Primary Care - now full open access

by Karen BCS
To encourage the informatics community to study the impact of information and technology, our health informatics journal is now available online in a fully open access format. It is also free to publish - no author fees.
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UK Computer Science and Engineering post Brexit

by Bill Mitchell
The UK has always thrived as an international trading nation and global leader in science and engineering. As we leave the EU we need to ensure we have the right support in place for our science and engineering education and research ecosystem if we are to continue to succeed in a global economy.
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