Serif in Education

Robots in the classroom

Ok – so we’re not quite living like the Jetsons. And our cars aren’t quite transformers. We don’t all have a pet hologram and we’re not surrounded by elaborate robotic contraptions. But with over one million household robots – and a further 1.1 million industrial robots – operating worldwide today, …

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 …

The three C’s… Where being cost-effective, cross-curricular and creative counts

For schools, balancing the budget is always a tricky task. According to Government Knowledge, schools have spent £1.4 billion on technology in the past three years to help deliver effective lessons to students.* If we focus on Computing, much of the recent funding has revolved around teaching training, with the …

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, …

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