Is learning coding and computing enough? (Part 3 of 3)

by Michael Tighe


Posted on 7th September 2018 at 4:32 pm



There is a bigger challenge when it comes to computing for everyone and in particular for young people. Even those who have an aptitude for coding may not have the maturity to discern the difference between reliable and unreliable information.   Information literacy is one of the key skills everyone needs in a world of […]


Scratch Save the Date

by Linda Keane


Posted on at 2:21 pm



Look out for the upcoming launch of the 2019 National Scratch Competition during EU Code Week (6th – 21st October 2018). This national coding competition is brought to you by the ICS Foundation and supported by Lero – the Irish Software Research Centre.  The Scratch Competition promotes computing and software development at both primary and […]


Information Literacy

by Michael Tighe


Posted on at 1:00 pm



This module sets out essential concepts and skills relating to identifying, searching, evaluating, organising and communicating online information.   The syllabus sets out the specific knowledge and skills that make up this module, as informed by input from a wide range of experts from the world’s leading computer societies and independent subject matter experts.   Download […]


Computing

by Michael Tighe


Posted on at 12:06 pm



This module sets out essential concepts and skills relating to the use of computational thinking and coding to create simple computer programs.   The syllabus sets out the specific knowledge and skills that make up this module, as informed by input from a wide range of experts from the world’s leading computer societies and independent subject matter […]


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