Are you confident that the computing curriculum is being well delivered in your school, or would like ideas on how to bring a ‘wow’ to computing lessons? Would you like to secure your own understanding or be clearer on academic or technological requirements for delivering computing? This course is designed to support schools in ensuring they have a complete understanding of coding and computing and how to confidently deliver the curriculum. It covers the key concepts, ways to bring the subject to life and where to find essential resources to engage and inspire prep school pupils.
Who should attend?
Specialist and non-specialist teachers of computing, Directors of Studies, School Leaders or ICT leads looking to enhance and enrich the computing curriculum across the school and strengthen their own subject knowledge.
• Coding and Computing concepts: The 8 things you need to know.
• Computational thinking from year 3 to year 8.
• Approaches for bringing computing to life across the school.
• Devices and tech – what you need and don’t need.
• Teaching coding with and without a computer.
• Teaching strategies, lesson ideas and where to obtain a wealth of quality resources.
About the trainer:
Joe Warren has been developing his passion for technology in education for over 15 years as a specialist IT teacher, school leader and independent advisor. As Deputy Head at a leading London Prep School his innovations and expertise in computing led to him being called upon to develop IT and introduce the computing curriculum across all of the schools in the group. He has since helped teachers across the country embed and enrich computing in their schools. He holds a Masters in Educational Leadership and acts as consultant for schools seeking to make informed choices in their use of technology and develop their edtech capabilities.