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DIGITAL WORLD – CYBER SECURITY & DATA CAREERS

Digital World (@DigitalWorldHQ) have created a toolkit to help teachers introduce cyber and data careers into the classroom. They’ve worked with experts to create a series of fun and engaging lessons that are easy to deliver and designed to fit a standard period.

From how to rob a bank through to defending a hospital, and cracking passwords to tracking rhinos (and many more), their lessons can be found here. So far, more than 100,000 pupils and teachers have used them.

DIAGNOSTIC QUESTIONS FOR COMPUTING SCIENCE

There is a bank of diagnostic questions to support SQA Computing Science qualifications, as well as other qualifications and subjects at https://diagnosticquestions.com/

To find questions aligned to SQA content, select SQAComputingScience in the Author filter drop down.  You can refine questions further by selecting topics.

 

There is the ability to add your school and create classes to track and monitor progress.

 

Questions have plausible distractors and learners are asked to explain why they chose that particular answer.

Example Question and distractors

 

Learner response options

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SQA ACADEMY – CLPL IN HTML/CSS/JA & SQL

This is a self paced course aimed at develop teacher skills and understanding to support delivery of Computing Science National Qualifications.There are a range of interactive learning resources developed by subject specialists to support teachers delivering Computing Science at National 5 and Higher. They are topic-based and cover a range of programming areas – HTML, CSS, JavaScript and SQL.

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There are also a number of videos within the courses that illustrate how these technologies are used in industry that you may find useful to show learners. For example, how SkyScanner use SQL

To access the learning materials, you must create an account with SQA Academy.

Note: You will need to allow pop ups for SQA Academy to access the courses