Empowering girls in key stage 2 computing CC409 / A01

Start date
28 Apr 25
2 Hours
Learning Method
Remote Delivered CPD

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If we want to address the gender gap in computing, we need to start during the primary years. Discover research-backed teaching methods and pedagogies which resonate with girls so that computing can be more equitable and inclusive. This course will explore the current gender balance in computing education and delve into the factors that influence pupil engagement, including the impact of stereotypes and biases. You will be equipped with actionable steps to promote equity and diversity in your teaching practice so that computing in school is more balanced, accessible, and empowers girls.

Who is it for?

Subject leaders of primary computing, and all staff teaching computing.

How will you learn?

A scheduled live, interactive online session led by an experienced practitioner. 

How long is this course?

This short course runs for 2 hours.

Who is the course leader?


By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Recognise the barriers that girls can face in computing.
  • Identify strategies that can make the computing curriculum feel more inclusive.
  • Implement changes to computing to support girls’ confidence and positive attitude.


Empowering girls in key stage 2 computing28 April 202515:30-17:00Virtual

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Additional information

Our remote CPD courses for teachers are delivered across a series of sessions run at specific times and dates. Information on all course sessions can be found under the description of each course. To complete a course, all sessions are mandatory.

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