Author Archives: Mark Tennant

BBC looking for material writers

BBC Bitesize is looking to commission writers to produce online revision content for the new Higher Computing Science. Writers will be required to produce content which covers key elements of the course. The work will involve resp...

Computing Science Conference

As part of the ongoing support for senior phase qualifications Education Scotland has organised a conference to support practitioners who are delivering the new Higher Computing Science course.  This will be held in Edinburgh on T...

Haggis – what should it be used for?

There seems to be much confusion about Haggis. As one of the folk who argued for it and helped to develop it, I want to set the record straight on why it is necessary and how we envisaged it being used in teaching. I’ve also...

#CASSCOT13 Summary

For those of you who are not on Twitter, this might give you a flavour of the fantastic dialogue going on throughout the conference. Videos and resources are being sorted through and will be added to this website as they become av...

SwitchedON! Issue 4 Released

SwitchedON! issue 4 (Scottish edition) is available now!  This is a conference special, with details of what’s coming up on the 26th October in Glasgow, but there’s also a fair bit of content relevant to everyone invol...