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A GCSE lesson

Ben Llewellyn Smith is Head of Computing and ECDL manager at AKS in Lytham St Annes. He showed us this video just before last week’s Jamboree, to demonstrate his newly installed classroom Debian server being used by a class of GCSE students who all use Raspberry Pis. Ben’s pupils each own a Raspberry Pi: we’re... Continue reading

A preview of the new Cambridge GCSE Computing Online!

We get a lot of emails saying: “Why aren’t you working on any schools stuff? We want to see materials!” The answer, up until now, has always been: “We’re working on it!” Here’s a sneak preview of what we’ve been doing. Working with OCR and Cambridge University Press, we’ve been producing a MOOC (Massive Open... Continue reading

Computer Science added to EBacc

If you’re at BETT this week, come over to Stand B240 to meet one of the Robs, Clive and a bunch of impaled Jelly Babies. The Department for Education (DfE) has just announced that Computer Science is to be added to the new English Baccalaureate or EBacc. The EBacc is a series of new qualifications... Continue reading