Computing Education in Schools

Computing Education in Schools

In the last five years, much has changed for computing education in the UK. Programming and computer science are now being taught across the four UK nations and, in England, the ICT curriculum has been entirely replaced with computing.

Government policies may have changed, but what has really changed in schools and classrooms?

In order to find out, the Royal Society reached out to over 900 schools across the UK, asking them about their levels of confidence, resources used, and how they have implemented the curriculum.

They also met with teachers across the country to dig into the details of the survey findings.

This was supported by literature reviews on the evidence of effective computing teaching and assessment, and a review of the datasets on examinations, the school workforce, and universities.

Continue Reading Computing Education in UK Schools Royal Society Report