This course will help new computing coordinators to clarify their role and develop and implement a broad and balanced curriculum. You will learn how best to lead the improvement of computing teaching and learning, and to provide professional support and development to others.
Identifying where your school is now in computing, will enable you to identify and plan for improvement in your school. Building on this knowledge, you will develop a detailed action plan to guide the effective use and development of resources, assessment approaches, infrastructure and facilities. By monitoring and communicating impact you will enable yourself and school leadership to accurately understand the strengths of computing in your school, and sustainably plan for improvement.
By the end of this course you will be able to:
Improve the computing curriculum offer in your school, and be confident in its purpose and vision.
Use assessment to better know the strengths of your learners, and know how to adapt teaching to support all children.
Develop a passion for computing in your school through a planned enrichment and extra-curricular offer.
Know how to resource teaching by you and your colleagues, drawing on quality-assured lesson materials and evidence-based teaching practices
Be confident in leading the development of others, helping the whole school to inspire in computing