For teachers tackling the new curriculum For teachers tackling the new curriculum

This free online course is for primary and secondary school teachers tackling the new computing curriculum in England.

The latest information to master your Computing lessons

With the introduction of the new subject 'Computing' in September 2014, many schools are having to prepare their staff as best they can for this change. Participants of this unique course will be greater prepared to deliver the new curriculum effectively to children in Years 5,6,7 and 8.


Who should take this course?

Everyone is welcome to join this course, even if they're not a teacher. With a mixture of subject knowledge and pedagogical advice, the content is aimed at both ICT specialists and primary teaching non-specialists. Expert ‘Master Teachers' from Computing at School have designed the course to make sure that teachers have the most up-to-date information that they can take into their classrooms.

The course will link to materials in the BBC Make It Digital initiative, enabling teachers to include these exciting new materials in their lessons.

What will I learn?

Over 6 weeks, you’ll develop the skills you need to teach the new curriculum, getting both subject knowledge guidance, as well as advice about planning, teaching and assessing pupil learning. For the duration of the course you will have the chance to work with other teachers and experts in a flexible, self-paced online environment.

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Start Date: This course is now retired.
Duration: 6 weeks, 2 hours per week

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