Upcoming events

    • 29 May 2017
    • 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Tara Anglican School for Girls
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    ICT Educators NSW May Workshops

    Monday 29 May 2017,  4pm to 8:40 pm - Dinner included;

    Tara Anglican School for Girls, Masons Dr, North Parramatta NSW 2151

    This is a BYOD event - Please bring a device

    Map: https://goo.gl/maps/mFXdV6UBWH32

    Join ICT Educators for a terrific line-up of presenters. Focus areas include Computer Studies, The New Digital Technologies Curriculum, ICT and Primary EdTech. 

    The event starts with an introduction to the Australian Computing Academy with  James Curran.

    Hands-on workshops include:

    • GameMaker in the classroom
    • BBC Micro:bits introduction and practical application
    • Programable Electronics for the Primary classroom
    • Digital Technologies, teaching and growth mindset
    • Creating Apps using Touch Develop
    • Build your own drones
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    3.5 hours BOSTES QTC endorsed PD

    • 19 Jun 2017
    • 9:00 AM
    • 20 Jun 2017
    • 4:00 PM
    • Orange High School Cnr Woodward St, Orange NSW 2800
    • 56

    Who is running this?

    The Australian Computing Academy (ACA) is a Commonwealth funded project developing resources that will be freely available to students and teachers across Australia to learn about programming and related concepts in Digital Technologies.

    Nicky Ringland:

    Dr Nicky Ringland is a Computer Science Educator at the Australian Computing Academy and Outreach Officer at the National Computer Science School. She completed her PhD in Computer Science at the University of Sydney, and is a co-founder of Grok Learning. Nicky is passionate about teaching the next generation the skills they need to become the creators of tomorrow.

    Owen Brasier:

    Owen Brasier is a Technical Educator at the Australian Computing Academy. Owen was previously the manager and technical lead of MadMaker - which over 2,500 students and teachers participating in to learn STEM skills through programming. Owen is an electrical engineer whose passion is teaching students to create and build technology to improve the world around them.

    Who Should Attend?

    - Primary and secondary teachers looking to improve their understanding of the Digital Technologies curriculum
    - Teachers and technology leaders seeking resources to support the implementation of the curriculum

    What will the workshop include?

    - Case studies showcasing existing practice, and school-wide scope & sequence, incorporating ACA resources
    - Hands on experiences with free, classroom-ready resources that target the Digital Technologies curriculum
    - Introduction to various programming tools available, including visual and text-based programming, and object-oriented approaches.
    - Deep dive into Blockly and Python programming, covering coding aspects of years 5-6 and 7-8 curriculum, focusing on defining and decomposing real-world problems, designing algorithms and implementing programs.

    Is there a cost?

    This workshop is free to attend. Food will be provided.

    What should I bring?

    Bring yourself and a laptop. We'll organise the rest, including lunch and snacks both days, as well as lots of classroom ready resources to take away.

    The Australian Computing Academy is an initiative of, and funded by, the Australian Government Department of Education and Training.


    • 22 Jun 2017
    • 9:00 AM
    • 23 Jun 2017
    • 4:00 PM
    • Dubbo College Senior Campus Learning and Innovation Centre Tony McGrane Place Dubbo NSW 2830
    • 58

    Who is running this?

    The Australian Computing Academy (ACA) is a Commonwealth funded project developing resources that will be freely available to students and teachers across Australia to learn about programming and related concepts in Digital Technologies.

    Nicky Ringland:

    Dr Nicky Ringland is a Computer Science Educator at the Australian Computing Academy and Outreach Officer at the National Computer Science School. She completed her PhD in Computer Science at the University of Sydney, and is a co-founder of Grok Learning. Nicky is passionate about teaching the next generation the skills they need to become the creators of tomorrow.

    Owen Brasier:

    Owen Brasier is a Technical Educator at the Australian Computing Academy. Owen was previously the manager and technical lead of MadMaker - which over 2,500 students and teachers participating in to learn STEM skills through programming. Owen is an electrical engineer whose passion is teaching students to create and build technology to improve the world around them.

    Who Should Attend?

    - Primary and secondary teachers looking to improve their understanding of the Digital Technologies curriculum
    - Teachers and technology leaders seeking resources to support the implementation of the curriculum

    What will the workshop include?

    - Case studies showcasing existing practice, and school-wide scope & sequence, incorporating ACA resources
    - Hands on experiences with free, classroom-ready resources that target the Digital Technologies curriculum
    - Introduction to various programming tools available, including visual and text-based programming, and object-oriented approaches.
    - Deep dive into Blockly and Python programming, covering coding aspects of years 5-6 and 7-8 curriculum, focusing on defining and decomposing real-world problems, designing algorithms and implementing programs.

    Is there a cost?

    This workshop is free to attend. Food will be provided.

    What should I bring?

    Bring yourself and a laptop. We'll organise the rest, including lunch and snacks both days, as well as lots of classroom ready resources to take away.

    The Australian Computing Academy is an initiative of, and funded by, the Australian Government Department of Education and Training.


Past events

11 Mar 2017 ICTENSW 2017 AGM
10 Mar 2017 ICTENSW 2017 Conference
09 Mar 2017 ICTENSW 2017 Pre-Conference educational tours
06 Mar 2017 Bebras Computational Thinking Challenge
31 Oct 2016 ICT Educators NSW October Workshops
09 Sep 2016 ICTENSW Technologies Summit - Bathurst
15 Aug 2016 ICT Educators NSW August Workshops
29 Jul 2016 ICTENSW Technologies Summit - Wagga
12 Mar 2016 ICTENSW 2016 Conference STUDENT CHALLENGE
12 Mar 2016 ICTENSW 2016 Conference
11 Mar 2016 ICTENSW 2016 Pre-Conference educational tours
26 Oct 2015 ICT Educators NSW October Workshops
03 Aug 2015 ICT Educators NSW August Workshops
25 May 2015 TeachMeet Vivid!
29 Apr 2015 #TMgegsyd 2015 TeachMeet
16 Apr 2015 Sydney Summit featuring Google for Education
25 Mar 2015 ICTENSW 2015 Annual General Meeting
16 Mar 2015 Bebras Computational Thinking Challenge
14 Mar 2015 ICTENSW Silver Jubilee Celebration Dinner
14 Mar 2015 ICTENSW 2015 Conference
13 Mar 2015 ICTENSW 2015 Pre-Conference educational tours
11 Feb 2015 Oracle Online Training
08 Dec 2014 The Hour of Code 8-14 December
13 Oct 2014 ICTENSW October Workshops
01 Oct 2014 CS4HS@SYDNEY
19 Sep 2014 Effective Mentoring in a 21st Century Context
03 Sep 2014 TeachMeet Digital Creativity
12 Aug 2014 #ozcschat
04 Aug 2014 ICTENSW August Workshops
19 May 2014 ICTENSW May Workshops
16 Mar 2014 ICTENSW Workshops - SUNDAY
15 Mar 2014 ICTENSW AGM & Workshops -SATURDAY
14 Oct 2013 October Workshops
05 Aug 2013 August Workshops
31 May 2013 Mittagong May 2013
20 May 2013 May Workshops
10 Mar 2013 ICTENSW Workshops - SUNDAY
09 Mar 2013 ICTENSW AGM & Workshops -SATURDAY
15 Oct 2012 October Workshops
06 Aug 2012 August Workshops
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