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Computing or ICT? How Children can Achieve Well in Digital Literacy and Computer Science

We often joke that children know more about computers than adults; this can lead to a crippling lack of confidence among teachers, and the issue has been exacerbated by the 2014 Curriculum’s shift in focus away from traditional software literacy, towards programming and computer science.

  • Find out how to raise standards in computing
  • Empower your staff by removing the fear-factor!
  • See how to use computers across the curriculum
  • School-wide licence for everyone at your school
Duration
1 hour
Access For
30 Days
Price
£99.00 + VAT

About this course

This on-demand short course costs just £99+VAT for a school-wide licence, providing 30 days access to every member of staff in your school.

For further information on how to purchase this training, please take a look at the 'About on-demand training' section below.

Course overview:

We live in a computer-based world. It is absolutely vital that our children understand how computers work, how to use them, and how to stay safe around them. But many schools struggle with the National Curriculum because of teacher confidence and a lack of equipment; they also have less time to teach the traditional software literacy that is so important for research and presentation across the rest of the curriculum.

This one-hour on-demand course looks at the difference between the programming of ‘computer science’ and the software fluency of ‘digital literacy’, and suggests a range of ways to push standards up in both without drowning in the ‘fear’! The training will:

  • Increase your confidence in programming concepts and terminology
  • Offer easy-to-implement strategies and activities to improve teaching and learning
  • Link computing concepts and learning to other areas of the curriculum.

Audience:

  • Class teachers and teaching assistants (all years)
  • Computing coordinators, curriculum leads
  • Senior leadership

About on-demand training

The school-wide licence for this short course costs just £99+VAT and provides access to every member of staff at your school.

By purchasing this on-demand training:

  • The course will be made available to every member of staff in your school to watch for a period of 30 days.
  • Every member of staff in your school can log in independently from home or wherever they are.
  • Your team can watch the training at a time that suits them - on-demand - and will be able to pause or rewind to review sections.

How to purchase:

To buy a school-wide licence for this short course, please click one of the 'Add To Basket' buttons below and complete the checkout process to place your order. You will receive an automated email with further instructions on how to provide access to the rest of the staff at your school.

£99.00 + VAT