To consider the impact of the recent focus given to teaching about computers

Aim

To consider the impact of the recent focus given to teaching about computers

Evidence and reflection

There has been a strong recent focus across the world on the importance of teaching and learning about how computers work (for example, the implementation of the Computing Curriculum 2014 in England).

Consider the impact that this development has had in your school and on your own teaching. What do you think about:

the relevance of this focus in schools;
the importance of this aspect of learning for pupils;
the teacher learning implications of any such development?

Extension

Make a list of your personal learning needs with respect to this area of the curriculum. Consider how they might be met within your school or more widely.