A second event is being held in memorial of Tom Conlon (a former Senior Lecturer at Moray House, Edinburgh University) who was also responsible for the postgraduate training of many Computing teachers.
If you’re free on that date we’d encourage you to come along and join in, even if you weren’t a student at Moray house. People from many different walks of life are likely to be present from both within and outwith education so the chance to share your experience and what you think the benefits are for students would be really valuable.
Further details below and a Memorial Lecture 2014_Flyer A5_5 you can email to others
–Details below reposted from http://www.children-and-technology.ed.ac.uk/computing-education-free-evening-event/—
On Wednesday 12th November 2014 Moray House School of Education in Edinburgh is hosting the second Tom Colon memorial talk, entitled ‘Computing: how young is too young?’.
The aim of the talk is continue a conversation about the role of computing in children’s lives. Our focus on younger children is to draw attention to important issues that span across computing education, not least, who is responsible and what we mean by computing.
The format of the evening is:
5.30pm: Welcome and Introduction (Professor Alan Bundy)
5.40pm: Computing: how young is too young? (Professor Sir Timothy O’Shea)
5.55pm: Panel discussion (Professor Brna (chair), Dr Good, Dr Manches, Mr Scott and Dr Sentence)
7.00pm: Reception, posters and demonstrations