Secondary CPD Autumn Term 2015-16

Use the links to book events or CPD

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ICT in Schools

Please note these courses are available to all South Tyneside Secondary Schools.

They are FREE!

You may send 2 delegates to each course.

If you have any special requirements, for example whole department CPD, please contact us as this can easily be arranged.

EV3 Training

Wednesday, Dec. 2nd, 1-4pm

Temple Park Road

South Shields, England

We are hosting a Lego training session to introduce the new EV3 Robots that we have. These can be used for your First Lego League team this year as well as Lego NXT Mindstorms.


Lego Mindstorms EV3 is the third generation robot in Lego’s robotics line. It The "EV" designation refers to the "evolution" of the NXT series. "3" refers to the fact that it is the third generation of Lego Bricks - first was RCX and the second is NXT. There are many competitions using this set, among them is the First Lego League.


Come along to get to grips with the new tech!

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Secondary Computing Group

Thursday, Nov. 26th, 4pm

Temple Park Road

South Shields, England

A chance for Co-ordinators to keep up to date with new

technology and what is going on in the Local Authority.

There is always an opportunity to ask questions and chat with colleagues.


Who should attend?

Computing subject Leaders or other interested member of staff

Think u Know

Thursday, Nov. 19th, 1-4pm

Temple Park Road

South Shields, England


Content:

All CEOP's “Think u Know” resources are free to download and use (subject to validation). However, to deliver the

11-16 programme you are required to complete the FREE CEOP “Think u Know” training course. We also recommend that professionals using CEOP resources at any Key Stage

attend this course.

Objectives of the course:

Introduce the resources available through the programme;

Explain how the programme can be introduced to pupils;

To increase understanding of many of the most popular

applications young people are using in the online and

mobile environment

These and a wide range of other resources will be available for immediate use in school.



CLICK HERE TO BOOK

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Python for Key stage 2 and 3

Wednesday, Dec. 9th, 4-5:30pm

Temple Park Road

South Shields, England

Python is a programming language that is freely available and that makes solving a computer problem almost as easy as writing out one's thoughts about the solution. It can be written once and run on almost any computer without needing to change the program.

This course will give a working knowledge of the programme;


Objectives of the course:

To create a range of programs;

To begin to explore the application


Who should attend?

KS3/4 practitioners

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

BBC Micro:Bit Training

Tuesday, Dec. 8th, 1pm to Thursday, Dec. 10th, 4pm

Temple Park Road

South Shields, England

Micro Bit (also referred to as BBC Micro Bit, stylized as micro:bit) is an ARM-based embedded system designed by the BBC for use in computer education in the UK.

The device will be given away free to every year 7 pupil in the UK.


Objectives of the course:

Setting up your Micro:Bit

Introduction to programming your Micro:Bit

Ideas for using the Micro:bit with students

Who should attend?

KS3 practitioners – Year 7 in particular


When is the course?

8th December 2015 and 10th December 2015

13:00 - 16:00


Please note you need only attend one of these sessions

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Introduction to Raspberry Pi

Wednesday, Dec. 16th, 4-5:30pm

Temple Park Road

South Shields, England

Introduction to Raspberry Pi

This Raspberry Pi Introduction Workshop is about getting you up to speed on the £26 computer that's spearheading a fundamental change in the way technology is taught. It will help you over the initial hurdles and guide you hands-on through set-up and connection of peripherals to programming and interfacing with basic electronic devices.

Objectives of the course:

Setting up your Raspberry Pi

Introduction to programming your Raspberry Pi

Ideas for using the Raspberry Pi with students

Who should attend?

KS3/4 practitioners

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

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Introduction to using iPad’s in the curriculum

Thursday, Nov. 19th, 4-5:30pm

Temple Park Road

South Shields, England

Introduction to using iPad’s in the curriculum

This device is a fabulous tool for learning. This course will explore navigation of the iPad, using camera and microphone and some key apps that can be used across all areas of the curriculum.

Objectives of the course:

To introduce a range of key apps that can be used in any subject;

To offer hands on exploration of these apps;

To begin to explore ideas for implementation back in school.

Who should attend?

KS3/4 practitioners

When is the course?

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

iMovie on the iPad

Tuesday, Nov. 24th, 4-5:30pm

Temple Park Road

South Shields, England

Learn how to create a polished, professional movie with easy-to-use video editing software. The course covers capturing video through the built-in camera on the iPad and demonstrates all the steps for creating, assembling, editing, and sharing the completed video.


Objectives of the course:


Who should attend?

KS3/4 practitioners

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

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Don’t put your digital foot in it!

Wednesday, Dec. 2nd, 4-5:30pm

Temple Park Road

South Shields, England

The days when our home and office life were clearly divided ended when we started leaving digital footprints all over the internet. Now many of us, managing multiple social media accounts, are struggling to draw the boundaries and protect our privacy. This session looks at how staff can protect themselves and protect learners in the internet jungle.

Objectives of the course:

To Identify some of the key advantages and disadvantages of using social media for both professional and personal reasons;

To raise awareness about how to behave safely and responsibly online

Have an increased awareness of their own digital footprint and guidance on how to act responsibly and safely online.


Who should attend?

Any member of staff in the school.

When is the course?

What time?

RSVPs are enabled for this event.