Teach Computing in Schools: Creating a Curriculum for Ages 11 to 16 CO230 / A01

Duration
3 Weeks
Learning Method
Online Delivered CPD

Summary

On this course, teachers can discover how to create a computing curriculum for pupils aged 11 to 16, using freely available online resources to complement your existing materials.

What topics will you cover?

  • Computing and its place in the Curriculum
  • Pedagogy
  • Adapting for your setting
  • Online learning platforms
  • Summative assessment
  • Putting it into practice

Who is the course for?

This course would appeal to all computing teachers at schools teaching 11-16-year-olds, from those that are newly qualified to heads of department.

Outcomes

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Describe the importance of computing in secondary schools
  • Explain how the Teach Computing Curriculum can support you in your teaching
  • Evaluate how learning graphs are used as part of a progression model
  • Modify resources to include differentiation that suits the needs of learners in your school
  • Develop an assessment strategy combining the Teach Computing Curriculum assessment materials with your school’s own system
  • Modify your curriculum plans to integrate the Teach Computing Curriculum

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Additional information

For courses at the National STEM Learning Centre in York, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course. 

 

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