Serif in Education

A New Year, a new curriculum mapping guide from Serif

We’re passionate about two things: creativity and supporting UK schools. As Christmas is often a time where we have the chance to pause, reflect and plan for the future, we thought that our very last blog before the New Year provided the perfect opportunity to mention our brand new Computing …

Combating the digital skills gap

These last few weeks have been full of interesting Computing in education articles. One of my favourites is an article published on The Drum, entitled: ‘Traversing the digital skills gap – how can businesses ensure they have the know-how to survive?’

The article asks what the industry can do to …

Will the ‘science’ in computer science put students off?

The new Computing curriculum, which from this month is slowly being implemented in schools across the UK, introduces algorithms and programming language as fundamental components to enhance student understanding, despite rapidly changing technologies and programming languages. Problem solving and technical communication comes hand in hand with this aspect of learning, …

Squashing the negative stereotypes through Computing with creativity!

Teachers are apparently “nervous but enthusiastic” about the new Computing curriculum this September, according to an article written by the Guardian. And seeing as many ICT (soon to be Computing) teachers do not have a background in coding, who can blame them for being slightly anxious about what they will …

From design through to development – making ideas a reality!

Through the course of people’s everyday working life and their careers, there are hundreds of decisions that have to be made and hundreds of obstacles that have to be overcome in their job role. If you take the time to watch the videos from the National Theatre about their set …

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