Look at British computer Society (BCS) website. What do they say is the purpose and benefits of membership?
Identify 2 other professional bodies in the IT Sector int he UK
What advantages are there to joining a professional body?
What limitations are there to membership of a professional body? see these links: Teach ICT.com Article from Small Business.chron.com
What is meant by certification in an industry?
What are the benefits of gaining a professional certification in the IT industry?
From the certifications mentioned in the links below, identify which certifications would be most appropriate for you career (say what you are proposing to do, and then why you have chosen this particular certification) CompTIA Cisco MTA Others
Read the link below 1) What is meant by the term whistle blowing? 2) Give an example of something that counts as whistle blowing? 2) What can you do if you are dismissed from your job because of whistle-blowing?
Find a news story about whistle blowing in the IT industry. Post a link and a brief description of what went on here
Today we will be carrying on with programming practice. Having completed the starter task you now have a choice. You need to pick the activity which you think will best help you to improve your programming skills: In the box below say what activity you...
Having chosen a task in question 1, what is one thing you hope to learn or achieve today? Answer the next question towards the end of the lesson, when you have been working on the tasks
Now review what you have done today - what can you do now that you couldn't at the start of the lesson?
Identify a target for yourself for the next lesson - what do you want to learn next time?
Problem 1: create a program that give users a choice to convert Kilometres to Miles and Miles to Kilometres How do you rate your ability to do this?
Problem 1: create a program that give users a choice to convert Kilometres to Miles and Miles to Kilometres Copy the Pseudocode you have written as part of the starter here The starter tasks (with the worked example)
Problem 1: create a program that give users a choice to convert Kilometres to Miles and Miles to Kilometres Using the Pseudocode we created in the starter write this code as Python code. Links: The starter tasks (with the worked example) The Python...
Write down one thing you have learned this lesson
Write down one thing you still don't understand
Now rate how confident you are at the end of the lesson
Identify five topics you should avoid talking about at work
Research and identify 5 potential job roles you would like to do. What qualifications and skills do you think you would need for these?
Create a job advert for a job of your choice. You will need three documents: 1) A short advert, say what the job is, and what skills you are looking for 2) A Job role specification document (what the job entails) 3) A person Specification (What the...
In a group, roleplay an interview for the job adverts you created in the last questions. Consider all the things we have looked at today: 1) The skills and qualifications needed 2) the enthusiasm of the candidate 3) How well the candidate provides...
The table below which represents some management figures from a programming project: Month Budget Costs % Tasks...