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Leading primary computing - module 2 - remote

CP456 Live remote training course

Lead computing in your school with confidence. Raise the profile of computing through resources, enrichment opportunities and staff development. Learn how to manage change in your subject.

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Leadership Key stage 1 Key stage 2 Teach primary computing certificate
Live remote training course 5 hours

  • Live remote training 6 March 15:45—20 March 2024
  • Live remote training 7 March 09:00—7 March 2024
  • Live remote training 10 April 09:00—10 April 2024
  • Live remote training 13 May 09:00—13 May 2024
  • Live remote training 21 June 09:30—21 June 2024
  • Live remote training 3 July 09:30—3 July 2024
  • Live remote training 5 July 09:30—5 July 2024
  • Live remote training 16 July 09:30—16 July 2024
  • Live remote training 15 January 09:30—15 January 2025
  • Live remote training 7 February 09:30—7 February 2025
  • Live remote training 10 March 09:30—10 March 2025

This course will help computing subject leaders to lead the improvement of computing teaching and learning, and to provide professional support and development to others.

Following on from module 1 this course will enable you to identify and plan for improvement in your school.  This will involve developing a detailed plan for improvement through effective monitoring and evidencing of progress in computing. You will look at ways of raising the profile of computing within your school, so that it becomes a subject that is accessible for all teachers and learners. You will also explore how to support other teachers within your school to enable effective teaching of computing.

If you are a new, or aspiring primary computing lead, then may wish to attend Leading Primary Computing - module 1 before module 2.  

Who is it for?

Subject leaders in primary computing who would like to develop aspects of leadership including: monitoring and evidencing progress, supporting others to teach computing and enrichment in computing. It may also be suitable for those new to the role, or who aspire to move into it, if they have completed Leading primary computing-module 1. You are expected to have some experience of teaching computing in primary school, and an understanding of the content of the National Curriculum for primary computing.

Topics covered

01 | Managing change – change doesn’t just happen, you need to develop a plan, bring people on board and measure success. This session applies tried-and-tested approaches to help you make positive impacts across your school, making the most of the talent and support available.

02 | Enriching the computing curriculum – discover a range of computing related extra-curricular and enrichment activities. Consider how you will implement those activities that are most suitable for your school. State the case for enrichment and extension activities which will add value and impact on diverse learners.

03 | Helping others to teach computing effectively – support other teachers, with confidence, in a range of professional development contexts. Provide resources and practices that can be shared easily and effectively to boost the teaching capability of others.

How long is this course?

5 hours including live sessions and flexible-tasks.

How will you learn?

Professional Development Leader-led CPD with an experienced subject leader, comparing practice and learning strategies that are based in evidence. Flexible implementation and reflection tasks to establish what works in your own context.

Outcomes

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

  • implement change in your subject in a way which has a positive impact and brings staff on board
  • share a range of computing related extra-curricular and enrichment activities with colleagues
  • state the case for enrichment and extension activities, which will add value and impact on diverse learners
  • Develop a passion for computing in your school through a planned enrichment and extra-curricular offer
  • Be confident in leading the development of others, helping the whole school to inspire in computing
  • support other teachers with greater confidence within a range of professional development contexts
  • provide resources and practices that can be shared easily and effectively to boost the teaching capability of others

This course is part of 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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