The University of Southampton

Why Computing?

Why teach computing?

Computing, programming, and the computational thinking skills they use prepare learners for life in the digital age. Our learners move from simply using technology to being the creators of technology. Learning about computing involves developing creative problem-solving skills that can be applied in understanding both the natural and digital worlds.

For more information: The Guardian, The Wall Street Journal, The BBC

Why this PCGE?


What’s the job like and how much are we paid?

Teachers prepare lessons or series of lessons in their subject area. They set tests and assess learners’ work. They attend meetings with colleagues, other professionals, and parents. They may also contribute to school activities, such as clubs, school visits, or sporting events.

For more information: Job Description, Salaries

Why Computing?