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Entries Tagged as 'Computing'

Put the brakes on

October 13th, 2011 · 12 Comments · General

I want to suggest that perhaps we should all be applying a little pressure to the brakes as regards the current Computing tide sweeping the English curriculum at secondary level. This may seem like a surprising message given that in my school we have launched Computing A Level this year as blogged about here and will […]

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A Promotion Journey

September 26th, 2011 · 3 Comments · General

Launching Computing in school This year we launched Computing at A/S Level in our school and have 20 students who started the course in September 2011. A few lovely peeps on Twitter have been asking questions about the best way to go about getting Computing launched in school and I thought I should share my recent […]

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DIY spec

July 18th, 2011 · 5 Comments · General

In my last post, http://largerama.creativeblogs.net/2011/07/06/newspecideas/ I attempted to ‘start the ball rolling’ on creating a new specification for GCSE ICT that quality teachers of the subject want and despite the lack of responses to these ideas, I am sure there are many out there at least thinking about what they would like such a spec to look like. So, […]

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Ideas for a NEW GCSE ICT Spec

July 6th, 2011 · 4 Comments · General

After the initial flurry of interest on designing a new spec for ICT GCSE in response to the many concerns being voiced over current offerings: Then on to sign up and initial discussions on shared Google docs:  https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Q2xZXv8Q5OqioEyHauQVqCZTmo6v31Uoqsj5Cv_v8s8/edit?hl=en_US&pli=1 https://docs.google.com/document/d/1WuLBGV1W7DiR5l4G9ehRkN1I7CrFn2mt5_w1eCBwa_w/edit?hl=en_US&authkey=CIer6aEB I thought I had better start the ball really rolling. So I pondered for the last […]

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