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Coding courses and Professional Development offerings

Consultation-driven, school-tailored and research-based professional development that supports educators in using digital resources, and proven pedagogical strategies to enhance student learning.

Designed to build teacher confidence

Whether you invest in a comprehensive professional development program customised for your school’s needs or choose one or two courses to support your goals, Discovery Education will deliver a comprehensive and engaging programme with a focus of improving teaching and learning.

Coding courses from £400 (up to 3hrs) & £700 (up to 6hrs)


Introducing Discovery Education Coding

Session outcomes:

  • familiarity with computer programming terminology
  • understanding of Discovery Education Coding, its structure, lesson format and supplementary resource tools
  • increased confidence to deliver the first lesson using Discovery Education Coding
  • preparedness to manage children working on digital devices

Session includes:

  • computational thinking; computer programming in an everyday environment
  • applying understanding to Discovery Education Coding
  • reviewing the components, resources, and structure within the Discovery Education solution
  • planning for maximum impact, using the Explore, Engage, and Review format
  • workshop for complete understanding
  • review readiness for lesson implementation

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Coding Assist

Session outcomes:

  • understanding of computer programming language and its relation to the real world
  • practical experience of creating a structured approach to computing lesson planning
  • enhanced confidence to deliver computer programming lessons to meet the National Curriculum 2014 specifications
  • greater awareness of how to plan and deliver engaging and focused multi device lessons

Session includes:

  • specialist support before, during, and after the session
  • planning and structuring the lesson
  • presenting and positioning lesson objectives with clarity
  • supporting groups of pupils for maximum engagement
  • facilitating pupil extension activities
  • reviewing the lesson

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