Broad General Education Track

Here are the Broad General Education Track sessions on teaching Computing to Primary and lower Secondary pupils. Book your chosen sessions here

Title First Name Surname Job Title Session Title Strand(s) Session Type Time
Dr Iain Martin Lecturer How can you test an autonomous planetary lander? Broad General Education, Secondary Education, Vocational & Industry, Academic & Research Keynote 9.45am to 10.30am
Dr Andrew Manches Chancellors Fellow Computing: how young is too young? Broad General Education BGE specific keynote 10.35am to 11.0am
Mr Tom Flint Lecturer Homesick Aliens Broad General Education, Academic & Research Hands-on Workshop (with Computers) 11.25am to 12.30pm
Dr Karen Petrie Senior Lecturer and Head of Undergraduate Studies Binary Loom Bands Broad General Education Hands-on Workshop 11.25am to 12.30pm
Mr Brian Clark Depute Head Teacher Exploring Biometrics with Scratch Broad General Education Hands-on workshop 11.25am to 12.30pm
Mr Chris Martin Software Developer Five finger introduction to software engineering Broad General Education, Secondary Education Presentation 12pm to 12.30pm
Mrs Claire Griffiths Teacher of Computing/ICT Planning Inter-disciplinary ICT/Computing Projects for Upper Primary and Lower Secondary students within the framework of CfE. Broad General Education, Secondary Education Discussion / Debate 12.35pm to 1.05pm
Mr Scott Hunter Principal Teacher of Computing Cyber Security and the Cyber Security Badge Broad General Education Presentation 12.35pm to 1.05pm
Dr Mark Zarb Associate Lecturer & First Year Coordinator Programming with Arduino Broad General Education, Secondary Education Hands-on Workshop (with Computers) 2.00pm to 3.05pm
Ms Debbie Forster CO-CEO Helping students become innovators and entrepreneurs Broad General Education, Secondary Education, Industry & Vocational Presentation 2pm to 2.30pm
Mr Ross Gibson Primary Teacher iPads and programming from Daisy the Dinosaur to Scratch Jr and Hopscotch Broad General Education Hands-on Workshop 2pm to 3.05pm
Dr Areti Manataki Academic Lead Blend it with the Code Yourself! MOOC Broad General Education Hands-on Workshop (with Computers) 2pm to 3.05pm
Dr Rachel Menzies Lecturer Programming with Arduino Broad General Education, Secondary Education Hands-on Workshop (with Computers) 2pm to 3.05pm
Mr Chris Aitken Teacher of Computing Developing Scotlands Young Workforce through CS Broad General Education, Vocational & Industry Presentation 3.10pm to 3.40pm
Mrs Claire Griffiths Teacher of Computing/ICT Activity ideas for P1-3 on the theme of ICT/Computing. Broad General Education Discussion / Debate 3.10pm to 3.40pm
Dr Lorna Gibson Scotland Coordinator for Code Club Beyond Scratch – moving on to Python and HTML & CSS with Code Club Broad General Education, Secondary Education Hands-on Workshop (with Computers) 3.10pm to 4.30pm (Split over a coffee break)
Mr Derek Robertson Lecturer Minecraft on the Waterfront: Where learners are contenders Broad General Education Presentation 4pm to 4.30pm