More money for training teachers of Computing -- woo hoo! But is it in millions or billions?
How far are you able and willing to take a back seat, and let others take important decisions?
What's on the horizon for education technology in 2018? And what are the challenges that schools are likely to face? I invited 43 organisations to share their views. Read on for more information, and a link to the free resource that resulted from this exercise.
You would hardly believe the ridiculous things that 'genius' men have said about women's capabilities. I can't help thinking that if Ada Lovelace had been a man we'd have had computers at least one generation before we did. Anyway, here are my views on a book that deals with the issue.
In this, the second part of our new series on creating a culture of innovation, we look at why it's important to make professional development activities interesting, with some ideas on how to do so.
How, as leader of Computing in your school, do you create a culture of innovation, ie of trying out new things? This is what we explore in this new ten-part series.
Why create a subject library for Computing? And what should it contain?
The Royal Society recently produced its report into Computing, After the Reboot. Here are my notes and comments on that report.
UPDATED. The biggest ed tech event in the UK -- Bett -- is nearly upon us. But it's not the only conference going on that week.
Should social media platforms be regarded as mere repositories of content, which by implication is thus not their responsibility, or publishers, subject to the same laws and restrictions as other publishing media, such as newspapers? This is one of the discussion points arising in this interesting report about the intimidation on social media of members of Parliament and other public figures. It's especially interesting given the fact that this week the German government brought into effect a new law regarding social media companies.
Here's a glimpse of some of the things you will have missed recently if you don't subscribe to my newsletter, including the chance to buy discounted books from Routledge and BCS -- up to 40% off in some cases. At the time of writing it's not too late to take advantage of the offers, some of which are exclusive to newsletter subscribers. Read on for details of how to subscribe.