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[31st August 2014]

Espresso Coding's interactive web event empowers teachers to deliver the coding elements of the new Computing curriculum

– Free coding live stream event provides climax to the Espresso Coding Summer Camp and showcases step-by-step approaches to the challenging new curriculum –


On 4th September, Espresso Coding will offer an interactive, live stream event designed to support head and classroom teachers across the UK building their confidence and helping them feel prepared to teach Coding. Espresso Education, which is now Discovery Education, will offer this live stream as the final instalment of the Espresso Coding Summer Camp, a free programme with Coding advice and activities to empower teachers with the knowledge to deliver the new curriculum, and to equip pupils with the critical thinking and problem solving skills necessary to be competitive in the digital age.

During the live stream, Max Wainewright, the creator of Espresso Coding, will be running an interactive session on coding. He will be expanding on elements covered during the Coding Summer Camp, giving teachers an opportunity to see coding in action and shortening the learning curve for teaching students this new concept. At the end of the session, the worldwide audience will have the chance to pose questions to Max during a live Q&A.

The 6-week Espresso Coding Summer Camp included a detailed walkthrough of features and functions of Espresso Coding, explored the Coding elements of the National Curriculum, and offered step-by-step guides, lesson plan ideas and example activities to excite and engage pupils. Over 1,200 schools across the UK are currently enrolled in the Espresso Coding Summer Camp. Discovery Education is offering their highly-acclaimed Espresso Coding, a digital programme designed to teach pupils to code and create their own apps, at no cost to schools until 31st October 2014.

The session will be streamed live at

WHEN: 4th September 2014 at 3.45pm

WHERE: Langley Hall Primary Academy. Station Road, Langley, Berkshire SL3 8GW

WHO: Max Wainewright, former primary school teacher, award-winning educational software designer and creator of Espresso Coding. Heads and classroom teachers across the UK

About Espresso Education

Espresso Education is the UK market leader in the provision of video-based digital curriculum services to primary and secondary schools. In November 2013 Espresso Education was acquired by Discovery Education, a global leader in providing curriculum-based digital content to classrooms.

Espresso’s mission is to provide classrooms with the highest quality digital educational resources and tools, thereby adding meaning and relevance to the curriculum delivered in schools. Our vision is to raise standards in the classroom with high-quality resources and tools that are fun-to-use and engaging yet firmly grounded in the curriculum. For further information please visit

About Discovery Education

Discovery Education is the global leader in standards-based digital content and professional development for K-12, transforming teaching and learning with award-winning digital textbooks, multimedia content, professional development, assessment tools, and the largest professional learning community of its kind. Available in over half of all U.S. schools and primary schools in England, community colleges and in 50 countries around the world, Discovery Education partners with districts, states and like-minded organizations to captivate students, empower teachers, and transform classrooms with customized solutions that accelerate academic achievement. Discovery Education is powered by Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK), the number one nonfiction media company in the world. Explore the future of education at