How to land that dream teaching job

I’ll start with a bit of context. I did a secondary PGCE when I was somewhat younger. I have since run companies through which I have hired around 50 people over the years. I’ve also been a primary school governor for six years including two years as chair...

A workshop on algorithms for primary schools

I recently ran a workshop on algorithms in the school where I am a governor (Bewdley Primary School) for a more able group of upper Key Stage 2 pupils (aged 9-11) from three of our four local primaries. This was in many ways the follow up to a workshop I ran last year...

A strategy for computer science education in UK schools

A few weeks ago I wrote about a workshop that I ran at the primary school where I am a governor. It felt like I was doing something pretty important and I am still amazed at the response that my post had – even the Guardian picked it up and it has had over 1000...