For primary computing teachers who are new to the subject or its leadership. This CPD covers the whole computing curriculum at an introductory level, including programming essentials using Scratch.
Computing in primary schools is a practical, creative and knowledge-rich subject. This course provides teachers with the knowledge and confidence to get started on the journey to outstanding computing in your school, whether you’re a subject coordinator or another interested teacher.
This CPD helps teachers to understand the nature of computing in the curriculum; the breadth and depth of computer science, digital literacy and information technology. You’ll gain hands-on experience of teaching different aspects of computing, evaluating high-quality resources that can be used in your classroom.
You’ll also begin to develop your knowledge of computer programming, and its teaching in key stages 1 and 2. There’s a wide network of teacher communities, resources and professional development opportunities to take you further in the teaching of computing – this course will guide you towards the most reliable and accessible sources of help.
Book now and you will be automatically registered for the scheduled sessions for the course. Remote CPD courses have live, facilitator-led sessions and are not available for instant access. Please refer to the schedule of dates published for each course instance.
Who is it for?
New subject coordinators of primary computing, as well as other teachers interested in integrating computing into their classroom teaching.
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