Theresa Russell

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Theresa Russell

@chickengirl1976
CAS Hub Leader. CAS Master Teacher РHead of KS3 Computing, Raspberry Pi Certified Educator, Mentor @MCHSRoboGirls and MiniMeRoboGirls, Moderator for GCSE Computer Science Edexcel and CEOP Ambassador

Workshop

Ways to Encourage Girls into Computing in comprehensive schools

Looking at after school clubs/events/competitions to encourage confidence in girls and their abilities in computing. Also looking at the use of role models in industry to show career possibilities.

About Theresa

I am Head of KS3 Computing at Morecambe Community High School.
I have taught at this school since 2009.

I am a CAS Master Teacher and Hub Leader for Morecambe Bay.

Moderator for GCSE Computer Science Edexcel and CEOP Ambassador
I have been working with CAS Lancaster (Lancaster University) as a Honorary Teaching Partner since September 2015.

I have run several successful girls computing groups since 2012 – I have been involved in competitions such as Technovation Challenge, First Lego League, TeenTech Awards and Cisco Little Big Awards. Most recently I have run a ShrimpingIt girls group.

Several Twitter handles:

@chickengirl1976 (personal account)
@MCHSRoboGirls (girls robotics group)
@MorecambeBayCAS (CAS Hub)

Blog:

https://technovationchallenge.wordpress.com/2013/03/20/working-with-women-in-industry-to-inspire-girls-into-csitstem-careers/

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