Four days to go: AIT and Computer Science … at the ECAWA 2014 State Conference

Four days to go: Applied Information Technology and Computer Science teachers will find inspiration at the ECAWA 2014 State Conference

Are you a new or experienced teacher of Applied Information Technology and/or Computer Science? Would you like to network with other AIT or CSC teachers and explore new approaches or refine existing classroom practice?

Below, we have highlighted a few of the presentations that will be of particular interest to you.

Monday April 14th

Mike Ross of Ballajura Community College

Help! I am teaching Year 12 Computer Science!!

Chris Carmody of Willetton Senior High School

Some thoughts on making AIT work for my class and your class

Bhavneet Singh of Quinns Beach Primary School

21st Century Skills: Building Capacity of Staff and Students

Tuesday April 15th

Ms Robin Smith of the Schools Curriculum and Standards Authority of Western Australia

The Australian Digital Technologies Curriculum

Associate Professor Dr Katrina Falkner of the University of Adelaide

The CSER Digital Technologies MOOC:
Addressing the Challenge of the new Digital Technologies Curriculum

Associate Professor Dr Paul Newhouse of Edith Cowan University

Programming in the Australian curriculum: a rationale and a place

All the Keynote Addresses will suit all primary and secondary based educators, but the address by Dr Katrina Falkner who will be introducing the MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) developed to support teachers in F-Year 6 and Dr Paul Newhouse’s keynote, Programming in the Australian Curriculum will be of particular value.

Plus: Have a look at the whole great line up of workshops and presentations at the ECAWA 2014 State Conference on Monday the 14th of April at

A couple of workshops can take only limited numbers, so book as soon as you can to get your first choice. A link to the booking form for the concurrent workshops and presentations will be sent to everyone as they register.

When: Monday the 14th and Tuesday the 15th of April  – Next week!

Where: Penrhos College in Como

Details: ECAWA 2014 State Conference



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