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20 May 2014

Brand New Naace Professional development training event

Naace is pleased to announce a new training event for teachers which will help prepare for the new Computing Curriculum.

Tools to deliver the new Computing Curriculum

Naace have developed a one day training event which will provide useful information and tools for teachers to use in schools to help them deliver the new Computing Curriculum.

The day will comprise of a mixture of practical keynotes which demonstrate evidence of the impact of successful computing, along with various breakout session sponsored by Naace sponsoring partners.

The breakout sessions will provide practical sharing of effective learning that has impacted outcomes for learners. The sessions will give you invaluable information and ideas which you can take away and implement within your school.

Target Audience:

  • Primary Classroom teachers
  • Primary school leaders
  • Primary innovative teachers

Dates and locations:

  • Tuesday 24 June – National STEM Centre, York
  • Friday 4 July – Park Crescent Conference Centre, London

Cost to attend is £95 + Vat per delegate.

 

Book your place and find out more

05 December 2013

The National Security Agency is gathering nearly 5 billion records a day on the whereabouts of cellphones around the world, according to top-secret documents and interviews with U.S. intelligence officials, enabling the agency to track the movements of individuals — and map their relationships — in ways that would have been previously unimaginable. Read the full Washington Post article here.

16 August 2013

An interesting article on the emotional pressure of 'being connected.'

(Teens)'..dislike the increasing number of adults on the site, get annoyed when their Facebook friends share inane details, and are drained by the "drama" that they described as happening frequently on the site.

The stress of needing to manage their reputation on Facebook also contributes to the lack of enthusiasm. Nevertheless, the site is still where a large amount of socializing takes place, and teens feel they need to stay on Facebook in order to not miss out.' Read the full article here.