Professor invited to present at Education Scotland Event on Computing Science


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Prof Bill Buchanan will present on The Future of Computer Science Education and Observations from On-line Learning on 29 May 2014 at the Hilton Grosvenor Haymarket. This event looks at the future of Computer Science education in schools in Scotland.

The presentation will look at the opportunities at the present time and in the future for Computing, and provide key pointer to the skills that are required to undertake a career in related areas, including covering the key areas related to computer security (which are included in N5 and N6).

Along with this Bill will outline the results of the work undertaken on the Bright Red Publishing Digital Zone related to Computer Science, along with an analysis of engagement within the on-line environment, and on future developments. A key element of the talk is for the audience to provide ideas on the future of the Digital Zone, and how it might be support teachers and pupils for Computing Science.

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William Buchanan
Director of CDCS
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Innovation and Integrated Learning Environment for Engaging and Ever-changing Educational Content
This project builds on the success of an Innovation Voucher which showcased the integration of fun and challenging on-line Physics material using a wide range of stimulating, ever changing challenges.
Electronic information now plays a vital role in almost every aspect of our daily lives. So the need for a secure and trustworthy online infrastructure is more important than ever. without it, not only the growth of the internet but our personal interactions and the economy itself could be at risk.