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Get Started Teaching Computing in Primary Schools: Preparing to teach 5 - 11 year olds

CO040 Online course

Improve your subject knowledge and develop inclusive lessons to teach computing to primary school pupils (aged 5 to 11 years old).

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Free online course 2 hours per week

Improve your subject knowledge and develop inclusive lessons to teach computing to primary school pupils (aged 5 to 11 years old). This course will suit you if you’re a teacher of primary school children (aged 5-11) wanting to grow your computing knowledge and build confidence in helping your pupils to develop their computing knowledge and skills.

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

  • Identify the reasons for teaching computing to pupils of primary school age (ages 5 to 11)
  • Explain the contents of key curriculum strands within computing
  • Modify a computing lesson to include differentiation and assessment, and make it inclusive for all of your learners
  • Produce a personal action plan to inform your next steps in learning

This course is part of the Teach primary computing

Teach primary computing

Our nationally recognised qualification will support you to demonstrate your commitment to developing your own practice and to computing as a school subject.

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