S2/3/4/5/6 Course plans?!


Standard Grade Computing - last S3 class this year

2008/9
S1 Int1/2 Core Skills, S2 Int1/2 Core Skills, S3 Standard Grade, S4 Standard Grade

2009/10
S1 Int1/2 Core Skills, S2 Int1/2 Core Skills, S3 NC Digital Media year 1, S4 Standard Grade

2010/2011
S1 Int1/2 Core Skills, S2 Int1/2 Core Skills, S3 NC Digital Media year 1, S4 NC Digital Media year 2

2011/2012
S1 Int1/2 Core Skills, S2 Int1/2 Core Skills, S3 NC Digital Media year 1, S4 NC Digital Media year 2, S5 NC Digital Media year 3

Other - Vocational??
DIVA??
Macromedia stuff?
Microsoft qualifications - Microsoft Office Specialist / IT Academy (like Telford,Stevenson, Heriots)
Adobe Certification

Do we need to teach how to use Microsoft Office skills?!?!
Should we be teaching Computing Studies rather than tool use?
Would it be more useful to learn how to present themselves well in a digital age - eg webpages, flash, etc. Creative skills.


Current Timings:

S1/2
45min per week
30 hours per year

S3/4
3 hours per week
120 hours per year

S5/6
5 hours per week
200 hours per year