Are primary school teachers ready?

BBC report states that many teachers are not ready (BBC video expired)

The new academic year is about to start and there are bound to be a few challenges. One challenge many primary teachers are facing is the ability to teach Computing with limited CPD and very little in the way of direction to tangible lesson examples. I remember hearing that the likes of Google and Microsoft were going to be a solution to this preparation gap. The government’s point of view is that you “have had a whole year to prepare”. I don’t know if you feel that way considering most teachers have a workload akin to a CEO of a large corporation, but nonetheless it seems you have very little support from the government. So if teachers are not ready, the question is Why?

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Poll – Are you ready for Computing?

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