To register for the GCSE(9-1) Computer Science MOOC - read this.
GCSE(9-1) Computer Science MOOC
site currently offers a course which has been
designed to support the teaching of GCSE (9-1) Computer
Science. You need to be a registered user before you can access this course.
This video explains how you can teach GCSE Computer Science using this resource:
For access to this MOOC, a teacher needs to register their interest by:
- send an email (ideally from your school email account) requesting access to firstname.lastname@example.org
- use the subject line "GCSE MOOC"
something that proves you are a member of staff at the school, eg. a
link your school website or a Computing At School profile page etc.
Please note: Once a request
has been received you should expect to receive a response within two
working days. Some teachers have reported that the email they
received in response has gone into their SPAM folder. You'll then be
able to access the
course and if you choose, you can then register your students/pupils
and easily by sending a .CSV file. More information & guidance for
teachers appears on the course page.
Access to the MOOC is completely free 'forever' for the first 13 topics
for all teachers and students, this includes about one term's worth of
free content, resources, plans, homework and assessment tools. This
extended free trial is to enable teachers and their students to evaluate
the MOOC with no
further obligation or commitment to purchase.
later decide you would like access to the remaining topics 14 - 40,
there is a £100+vat annual subscription fee per school. Schools who wish
to access the additional topics will need to submit an official order
form. The subscription fee is waived for schools who are ISP customers
of Exa Networks.
This blog post explains a little more: 'The MOOC has landed'
If you do not receive your registration details within 2 working days - please check your SPAM before making contact.