Category Archives: Computing

Appeal to Computing Teachers

I’ve just send the email below to lead teachers I know of, and thought I’d reproduce it here in case anyone is still tuned in… You will probably be aware of several concerns over the direction (and even future) of … Continue reading

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Future Qualifications

Update 7/5/08 – the full speech and following questions are available here: http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/business/officialReports/meetingsParliament/or-08/sor0424-02.htm#Col7863 Did anyone else read the speech by Fiona Hyslop to parliament regarding the new Qualifications that will come in with CfE? http://www.scotland.gov.uk/news/this-week/speeches/smarter/natqual Certainly, there is not a … Continue reading

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Ex-Student views on Computing

I got an interesting email from a former student of Dunbar Grammar who went on to study Computer Science. He had seen some of the press coverage about the future of computing and decided to let me know his thoughts. … Continue reading

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Laptop Update + New Eee PC

No, I haven’t bought one (yet). I notice Ollie has now pre-ordered another interesting mini laptop though – the Elonex One. However, I got really excited when I saw the machine on the left – this is the new Asus … Continue reading

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Google does it again?

I spotted this on the PCW website today – google are releasing an online web authoring package as part of their online apps. Not had a chance to try it out yet, but it looks like an interesting tool for … Continue reading

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