Coding with Purpose Club
This course is full but sometimes we do have people that drop out or we run a second course if there is enough demand. It is definitely worth putting your name on the wait list as we offer places to wait listed children very often. Send your name and details to Patricia Morse and we will add your name to the waiting list.
We're seeking curious children who would love to learn to code, then use their skills to solve a real-world problem. Working together and with our expert tutor in four face-to-face sessions, children will develop their ideas for a computer-based solution to a problem in society or their community. Then they will be taught to code their concept in order to bring their solution to life. Children are not required to have their own computer as this will be provided - although they can continue the learning in their local library or at home if they wish. Children will engage their creativity, team-working skills, and their newly-learned coding skills - and have fun along the way.
The cost for the entire programme is £260, which can be paid in four instalments of £65 (bursaries are also available).
The price includes four 'Virtual Learning' sessions with our expert tutor and peer-to-peer network learning opportunities as well as the face-to-face Masterclass workshops.
The Masterclass sessions will run on 16 Feb, 2 March, 6 April and 4 May, the Virtual Learning sessions will be agreed with students and the tutor.
Start date: 10:00am, 4th May, 2019
End date: 3:00pm, 4th May, 2019
Location: Bloomsbury, South East / London
Masterclass year groups: 5, 6, 7
Masterclass leader: Richard Poth
Bio: Richard has been teaching nearly 14 years. After six years in the primary sector in Essex in the UK, specialising in computing, he moved to Malaysia and worked as an Education Technology Specialist in an international school. Over the next six years he also worked in Singapore and South Korea supporting the integration of technology into all aspects of teaching and learning. In 2017, he moved back to the UK with his young family to start his own company with the aim to help schools move forward with EdTech. He now works in several different UK schools supporting the development of technology pedagogically and strategically. He has successfully implemented G-suite for Education as well as developeding iPad and Coding programmes in many schools. Richard also runs a Coding Club during holidays so gifted children can have the chance to learn more about coding. Richard is a Google Certified Trainer, Educator and Innovator, an Apple Distinguished Educator and Apple Profession Learning Specialist. His passion is to innovate, integrate and inspire by supporting technology in education as a tool for learning.
Address: 41 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London, WC1N 1AZ