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New Computer Science Syllabus - Professional Learning Opportunity December 5th, 2022

New Computer Science Syllabus – Professional Learning Opportunity

The new Computer Science syllabus for implementation in 2023 (Year 11) has been approved and there are several events coming up that we wanted to ensure you knew about. There will be more events in 2023 to network and help you implement the new syllabus.

This PD will focus on Year 11 ATAR programming using Python, giving support for schools who are transitioning to the language. We will cover coding basics, arrays, modules, testing, error detection and debugging.

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Thank you to the ECAWA 2022 State Conference Team

Thank You to the #ECAWA2022 State Conference Team!

Thank you to everyone who helped to make our ECAWA 2022 State Conference – #ECAWA2022 –  such a great two days!

If you didn’t make it, sorry but you missed a marvellous two days of really interesting presentations by excellent presenters!

Special thanks are due to Christ Church Grammar School for allowing us to use their wonderful IT Centre facilities, and for the support of their staff members.

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Digital Technologies in the Junior Years Plus Opening Keynote Address

Catherine Newington will present the Opening Keynote Address of the #ECAWA2022 State Conference, as well as a Workshop.

Looking for resources to help teach your Preprimary to Year 2 students?

Want lots of ideas on how to use Bee-Bots and algorithms in your classroom? – Then this is presentation for you!

Catherine will show you a resource pack full of ideas and lesson plans to help you teach the Digital Technologies Syllabus for our junior students.

Walk away with units of work ready to be implemented into your classes immediately.

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an EXTRA, BIG Reason to be at #ECAWA2022 Tomorrow!

You now have an EXTRA, very BIG reason to come along tomorrow, after the announcement from Grok Academy that came through this morning.

The new initiative from Grok Academy, supported by Wise Tech Global has huge potential benefits for our students and teachers if we take advantage of their generosity.

Be at the #ECAWA2022 State Conference TOMORROW – Thursday the 6th of October – meet the team from Grok Academy and especially, be at the Grok Academy Keynote Address at 2.00pm.

Find out first hand how you can get the most from this initiative for your students and your own professional learning! Ask your questions in person.

A slightly revised timetable was posted yesterday, so check the latest information on ECAWeb at and (and download the Timetable for each day) and, as always at
See you there!

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