Website competition 2011 / 2012 – aims

 
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Jersey BCS website competition 2011 / 2012

Jersey Website Competition 2011/2012

The British Computer Society is the Jersey international branch of the Chartered Institute for IT, actively supporting the community, business and education.

In 2006/2007, the BCS ran a competition for schools, colleges and youth groups. The event was a big success, with active participation from pupils, schools and parents, together with media coverage from TV, radio and the press.

The BCS is running the competition for the 2011/2012 academic year, building on the success and experience gained.

Aims

  • To encourage interest in careers in IT through contact with local schools
  • To help local school pupils to develop awareness of good practice and a range of skills including IT, team working and project planning
  • To promote and develop effective links between local schools, colleges and industry
  • To foster understanding of how IT can deliver a product, service or business solution
  • To promote professional practice in the local community through the work of the BCS and particularly the Jersey branch

Format
During the Autumn and Spring Terms 2011/2012 students will design and produce a working website on a topic of their choosing, in class, at a school, college or youth group. The competition will be categorised as follows:

  • Junior
    • Age range 4 to 8
    • Age range 9 to 11
  • Senior
    • Age range 11 to 13
    • Age range 14 to 16 (GCSE)
    • Age range 16+ (A Level)

At the end of the Summer Term a prize giving will take place to reward all entrants.

More information about the competition

Competition Enquiries
Email: jerseycompetition@bcs.org.uk