ECT Subject Specific Enhancement COMPUTING 2021-22

Next Session: September 21, 2021 | 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Free

We are keen to ensure that all Early Career teachers have the opportunity to develop networks of subject specific enhancement to supplement their work on the Early Career Framework.  This training is open to all ECTs regardless of their ECF provider; we aim to be able to provide strong subject specific networks across our region.

The subject specific enhancement sessions for Computing will take place as detailed below and is fully funded by the Computing Hub.  The method of delivery will be a combination of face-to-face at Sandringham School and virtual meetings which will be confirmed prior to each session.

  • SESSION 1: Tuesday, 21st September 2021
  • SESSION 2: Wednesday, 19th January 2022
  • SESSION 3: Tuesday, 26th April 2022

Areas of Focus

To provide ECTs with an overview of the bursary-led training, support and resources available to them as provided by the National Centre for Computing Education, which will include bespoke training sessions covering tailored content relevant to their self-identified areas of development.

Session 1: 

An overview of:

-NCCE (training, resources, bursary’s, CS Accelerator programme)

-CAS CoP

-Isaac Computer Science (platform and use for staff and students)

-Exam boards

-Loaning of physical computing kit

-Needs analysis (to prepare for sessions 2 and 3)

Session 2:

Depending on the needs of the ECTs, a 90 minute bespoke training session, tailored to their self-identified needs / SoL.

Session 3:

Depending on the needs of the ECTs, a 90 minute bespoke training session, tailored to their self-identified needs / SoL.

Who is this course for?

Early Career Teachers

Meet the facilitator

Dan Smith – Sandringham Computing Hub Lead (Secondary)  

Dan has been the Sandringham Computing Hub lead for secondary schools since January 2020. He has helped support a number of Computing teachers in schools in all phases, across London, Hertfordshire and Central Bedfordshire, upskill and improve the outcomes for their pupils.

Prior to that Dan was an Assistant Headteacher at East Barnet School, leading their whole school CPD provision.

Dan is an ex Head of PE who now teaches Mathematics and Computing at Sandringham school.

(facilitators to be confirmed for sessions 2 and 3)