The new computing curriculum is proving daunting for many teachers preparing to teach the subject for the first time. Niel McLean of the BCS Academy analyses what progress is being made and what advice to give to teachers ahead of the next academic year.
Technology is no longer restricted to just the ICT classroom, with many schools using display and projection equipment to enhance learning activities in every subject. Dave Smith, chair of Naace, discusses the history of audio visual technology in schools and how it improves the learning experience.
A new programme of computing study will be introduced this year as part of the national curriculum. Dave Whyley and Brett Laniosh, experts at Naace, analyse the current situation in schools and discuss the benefits, progress and challenges that the changes may pose.
Despite some conflicting opinions, technology seems destined to play an increasingly prominent role in the classroom. Education Business examines the role of mobile technology and how schools can fully harness its potential.
With computing now in its second year as part of the English National Curriculum, Maria Quevedo, director of the UK arm of the not-for-profit Code Club, details the benefits that running extra-curricular computing clubs can offer schools, staff and pupils alike.
A new and more challenging programme of study has been announced for computing on the national curriculum. Dave Whyley and Brett Laniosh of Naace analyse the current situation in schools and discuss the benefits, progress and challenges that any changes may pose.