Infrastructure and resources

This section of the toolkit is intended to help the SLT ensure that the school’s technology infrastructure supports computing teaching while continuing to support the use of technology to enhance learning in other subjects. Teaching computing places demands on the school’s ICT systems. Sometimes school policies, agreements with third parties or the specific hardware deployed in schools prevents students from ‘getting under the bonnet’ to learn how the underlying technology works. Schools have adopted a variety of strategies to provide computing students with the access they need and thought needs to be given when timetabling computing to ensure that a mix of learning spaces is available.