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More than half teachers 'not confident' in Computing

More than half teachers 'not confident' in Computing

Computing starts in England's schools next term, but a Nesta/TES survey reveals the depth of disquiet
Critics of the new Computing curriculum are vindicated by the findings of a new YouGov survey, commissioned by Nesta and The TES, that finds that more than half of England’s teachers (60 per cent) are not confident delivering the new computing curriculum that starts this September, after the summer break.

“With the new school year just around the corner these results are very worrying,” warns Nesta executive director Helen Goulden. “The ability to make and create through technology is key to participating in and understanding the world around us, as well as an increasingly desired and required skill in the jobs market.

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Network is a core for the curriculum, not an add-on

Network is a core for the curriculum, not an add-on

 The Welsh guerrilla approach to learning with slow broadband - save, save and save again

You could almost get distracted from work at Ysgol Tan Y Marian – the view over t...

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When student digital leaders become the consultants

When student digital leaders become the consultants

Want to personalise your school network? Call in your student digital leaders
What's the most time consuming task for teachers settling into a new learning platform? Personalis...

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Assessment angst makes case for 'school communities'

Assessment angst makes case for 'school communities'

ICT4C discovers just how much more schools will have to collaborate for curriculum reform
“There are more questions than answers” sang reggae star Johnny Nash. It could have be...

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OCR assessment shock hits GCSE Computing students

OCR assessment shock hits GCSE Computing students

The OCR exam board withdraws controlled assessment from Computing students, reveals Tony Parkin
In a major blow to thousands of students taking the OCR's Computing GCSE, the ex...

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