Digital Skills News/Updates

Following a review by the Irish Universities Association (IUA), CCEA is pleased to announce that the IUA have taken the decision to accept the CCEA GCE (A-Level) subjects, listed below, as acceptable for entry in 2018 and beyond
25/05/2017 - 14:27
New Northern Ireland Curriculum Guide launched for Post Primary Schools: Computing at School
A high-quality computing education ‘equips pupils to use computational thinking and creativity to understand and change the world’ (Department for Education, 2013)
28/04/2017 - 10:01
Educating the iGeneration – preparing for success in the digital age
Educating the iGeneration Conference took place, last week, at the MAC in central Belfast on 5 April 2017. Hosted by CCEA, the even focused on...
13/04/2017 - 10:26
CCEA is currently looking at the provision of digital skills across both primary and post-primary schools. As part of this work, we are developing non-statutory guidance for the development of a Digital Skills Curriculum at Key Stage 3
16/03/2017 - 16:55
New video outlines digital skills focus in CCEA A Level Digital Technology
CCEA has developed a short video and Q&A resource to tell the story about our new innovative A Level Digital Technology
17/11/2016 - 10:07
Education Minister, Peter Weir congratulates CCEA CEO Justin Edwards on winning the 2016 UK Digital Skills Award
Local education body CCEA has received high level recognition for the development of a ‘Digital Skills Framework’ for schools in Northern Ireland. The organisation has just been announced as winners of the prestigious O2 UK Digital Skills Award for 2016
09/11/2016 - 16:19
Teachers think ‘digital’ at Northern Ireland’s largest Primary school digital skills conference
Digital makers, problem solving, thinking skills - were some of the key topics on the agenda at CCEA's (Council for the Curriculum, Examination and Assessment) first Primary ICT Conference
22/09/2016 - 14:59
Digital Upskilling Initiative
40 teachers from across Northern Ireland have come together to take part in a training initiative to develop skills in Digital technologies and focussed on teaching how to programme in C#, the high level computer programming language
24/06/2016 - 13:01

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