Professional Development


Safer internet day: top five tips for online safety strategies

Online safety is a complex area. The threats and issues young people face in the online world are evolving all the time. Just when you feel you’ve got a handle on what’s current, a new challenge pops up elsewhere. Repercussions of these daily threats can be felt deeply in the playground, in the staff room and in the wider school community. Unfortunately, […]

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Approaching Online Safety with KS1

Safer Internet Day is nearly upon us with February 6th a few hours away. How to broach afresh this area with younger children without upsetting or scaring them? The UK Safer Internet Centre has found a way with their resources for KS1. As well as an assembly presentation and script about 3 monsters (NOT scary!) […]

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‘Life in Likes’ a report from the Children’s Commissioner

  ‘Life in Likes’ report which was released yesterday (4 Jan) from the Children’s Commissioner provides a fascinating research based window onto the impact social media use is having on the daily life of 8-12 year olds. The report is welcome and interestingly confirms what we at London CLC, many schools and some parents are […]

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‘Lära ut’ and ‘Lära sig’: Learning from European educators in our Erasmus KA2 project

  It had taken a year of planning, numerous Skype meetings and collaborative application form writing, but we had finally arrived in Norrkoping, Sweden to meet educators from Denmark, Finland, Sweden, and the Netherlands. Co-think is an Erasmus + KA2 project exploring inclusive practices in teaching  computational thinking to primary school children. As part of […]

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Primary Computing Conference – December 2017

London CLC is offering an exciting line up of speakers, workshops and a chance to bring yourself up to date on the latest developments in the computing curriculum on 7 December. There is plenty for EYFS as well as KS1 and 2 colleagues and inspiration for embedding computing across the curriculum. You will be able […]

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Calling all Computing subject leaders – a development programme for you!

  How do you influence the development of Computing as a subject within your school? Would you like to support colleagues more effectively and enable them to provide exciting and stimulating lessons that match pupils’ needs? Does it feel as if you are sometimes deflected from your curriculum focus by dealing with a range of […]

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