Monday, 9 November 2015

Qualifications reform can bring opportunity for educators and learners

In his address to the 2015 ASCL Northern Ireland conference CCEA Chief Executive Justin Edwards sets out why he believes qualifications reform presents opportunities for education professionals and learners alike.
"We plan to move away from ICT qualifications and introduce a range of reformed qualifications called 'Digital Technology'. We will be retaining the Software Systems Development qualification and creating a GCSE that provides a pathway to support progression to the GCE SSD qualification"
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Wednesday, 29 July 2015

Don't forget to register now to receive the BBC's micro:bit computers. Available free for Year 8 pupils in N. Ireland schools. Click on the link below to complete the application:

The BBC has unveiled the BBC micro:bit, a pocket-sized codeable computer with motion detection, a built-in compass and Bluetooth technology, which is to be given free to every child in year 7 or equivalent across the UK.

Find out more about this project by clicking on the link below: