Challenges of Teaching GCSE Computer Science

Since I joined Exa in October 2015, I believe I’ve supported as many teachers as in the previous 5 years with the development of GCSE Computer Science. Through my work with exa.foundation I’ve been able to visit teachers in their schools as well as leading CPD events in regions around the country. One of the…

#31WaysInMay

I know from my own experiences that it’s challenging to build a compelling case to be released from school to attend any event taking place on a school day, whether that’s an important meeting, vital in-service training or an inspiring conference. ‘Rarely Cover’ policy and diminishing staff development budgets make it even more difficult for…

Teach Computing CPD

“To achieve great things, two things are needed: a plan, and not quite enough time.” Leonard Bernstein On Friday 30th March we had 9 teachers visit our school from schools across the country with one common goal: to find out how to introduce computing into their curriculum. They had all signed up for our popular…