Press Releases • Jan 23, 2018 10:00 GMT
Half of Scottish primary schools have signed up to an initiative to boost tech literacy in the classroom in its first year – and today a campaign was launched to reach the rest. In the year since its launch, volunteers have delivered 210 free Barefoot Computing workshops to 3,000 teachers across Scotland, reaching around 82,000 Scottish school children.
Press Releases • Feb 27, 2017 11:00 GMT
More than 45,800 primary school pupils across Scotland have benefited from a pioneering education programme to boost youngsters’ computing skills. The Barefoot Computing project, which has now reached more than one million pupils UK-wide, helps primary school teachers get to grips with computing so that they can better help their pupils.
Press Releases • Sep 05, 2016 11:28 BST
A new national programme to help Scottish teachers inspire the next generation of digital entrepreneurs was unveiled by Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills, John Swinney, today.