Shift to Computing is a tried and tested subject knowledge enhancement CPD course for teachers looking to make the shift from ICT to computing. This course assumes no prior programming nor theoretical knowledge and is designed to support beginners in building confidence and understanding.
Shift to Computing has been delivered to hundreds of teachers around the country both independently and in partnership with leading awarding bodies. The content covered throughout the course is suitable regardless of which awarding body specification is being followed.
The online programme consists of ten x two hour sessions; it will involve an exploration of knowledge and strategies for delivery in the classroom. Sessions will be split into workshops covering the theory of Computer Science (such as data representation, CPU architecture and cyber security) and hands-on Python coding labs.