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In an environment where almost every sphere of business, leisure and day-to-day activity relies on the use of computers, it is an exciting time to get involved in teaching the next generation of computer scientists.Course overviewTeaching is an extremely rewarding and challenging career. Our course is designed to provide you with the knowledge, understanding and skills that you need to be an outstanding teacher.We aim to nurture teachers who are passionate about the development of their own and
In an environment where almost every sphere of business, leisure and day-to-day activity relies on the use of computers, it is an exciting time to get involved in teaching the next generation of computer scientists.
Teaching is an extremely rewarding and challenging career. Our course is designed to provide you with the knowledge, understanding and skills that you need to be an outstanding teacher.
We aim to nurture teachers who are passionate about the development of their own and their pupils' learning.
Why study this course with us?
Computers are a part of our everyday devices; from mobile phones, the gaming industry, to the huge possibilities the internet has created, the digital environment is constantly expanding. With developments in technology changing so rapidly, the above areas are experiencing a sharp increase in the demand for skilled staff to keep ahead of developments, and to pave the way for the future.
The Government, early in 2012, recognised this fact and dramatically changed the school curriculum so that ICT was replaced by a Computer Science curriculum. This shift presents a challenge to schools and their staff which this course seeks to address.
Based upon the curriculum developed in 2012 by Microsoft, Google and The British Computer Society, trainees on the course will engage with the current suggested curriculum, and investigate how to develop lesson content that inspires and identifies the possibilities within Computer Science.
The course is designed to ensure you are confident in all basic national curriculum requirements.
From a teaching college established in 1839, to becoming the University of Chester in 2005, over 180 years of academic growth has allowed the University to offer an extensive selection of postgraduate courses and research options across a number of specialist sites. This includes five sites in and around Chester, a campus in Warrington, a University Centre in Shrewsbury, and a new health and nursing education facility, Marriss House, in Birkenhead.
Through the work of academic staff, students and collaborators, the University has been identified as having world-leading research in 14 areas of the University’s research activity (Research Excellence Framework, 2014), and was voted in the top 10 nationally for Postgraduate Research (Postgraduate Research Experience 2018).