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Microsoft stumps up £334,000 for 'computing' CPD

Microsoft stumps up £334,000 for 'computing' CPD

Software giant backing Computing at Schools in bid to upskill 50,000 teachers  
Worries over the capability of schools in England to teach the new computing curriculum have prompted Microsoft to invest £334,000 in a partnership with the Computing at School (CAS) organisation to run a series of "Back to school" training sessions aimed at getting 50,000 teachers up to speed by September.

The initiative hopes to reach one in five primary teachers (there are 16,839 schools) and three specialist teachers in every secondary school (there are 3,127). Microsoft is also supporting a bid by CAS for matched funding from the Department for Education (DfE) to further extend the programme.

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'Computing' is getting close - is your school ready?

'Computing' is getting close - is your school ready?

Governors have a key role in keeping 'computing' on track, writes Dan Bowen

If you were living on Mars for the last few years you may not realise that there is a new curriculum...

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UK gets new computing curriculum advice body

UK gets new computing curriculum advice body

Architects of 'computing' for English schools extend reach with UK-wide curriculum outfit
The UK has a new body to provide curriculum advice, qualifications and assessment on c...

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Another £1m goes to BCS for computing skills gap

Another £1m goes to BCS for computing skills gap

Austerity not a problem as funding for BCS to bridge teacher skills gap it created tops £3 million
The Department for Education has handed over a further £1 million to the Briti...

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DfE pulls cash to gag own computing expert group

DfE pulls cash to gag own computing expert group

Political pique and a special adviser lie behind a clumsy attempt to silence dissent
The Department for Education (DfE) has withdrawn financial support for its Computing Expert...

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