Free Barefoot Computing Conference


Calling all primary teachers!

Would you like to know more about the new Computing curriculum and find out how you can teach it?

Then come to the free Barefoot Computing Conference for primary school teachers!

Location: BT Centre, Newgate Street, London

Date: 11th July

Time: 09.30 to 15.30

Why you should come:

•Get a wealth of practical ideas about how to teach the computing

curriculum to your pupils that you can start using straight away.

•Hear guest speakers from DfE and Ofsted talk about the new

computing curriculum and offer their advice for teachers.

•Find out from teachers who have been introducing the new curriculuminto their schools what they have learned along the way.

•Be part of the first UK demonstration of Scratch Junior – the new

programming environment for under 7s .

•Get involved with the Barefoot Project and help us to develop

resources that will best help you and your pupils.

Visit: and book your place today!

•Places are limited so early registration is advised.

•The conference is free and open to primary teachers working in statemaintained schools in England.

Guest speakers include:

•John MyersPolicy lead: Computing, Department for Education

•David BrownHMI, National Lead for ICT, Ofsted

•Miles BerryPrincipal lecturer and subject leader for Computing

Education, University of Roehampton

•Primary teachers: Jon Chippindall, Jacqui Noon, Zoe Ross, Jane Waite,Steve Wood

The Barefoot Computing Conference marks the formal launch of the Barefoot project. Funded by the Department for Education and led by the BCS the Chartered Institute for IT in partnership with BT, the Barefoot Computing project is developing cross-curricular teaching resources to help primary teachers incorporate key parts of the new computing curriculum in their lessons.

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