Findings from a pair teaching project to introduce coding in primary schools

Presented by: Pamela O Brien and Natasha Kiely

In this session Pam and Natasha will share their experiences of delivering a project to introduce coding at the senior end of primary school. The project involved a pair teaching approach with 40 teachers and more than 500 students taking part.

Presenter Biography:

Pam and Natasha are lecturers in the Information Technology Department on the Thurles campus of the Technological University of the Shannon. Both presenters have more than 20 years experience of lecturing at third level combined with engagement with students and teachers in primary and secondary schools in their region. This wealth of expertise and experience gives them a unique perspective on many aspects of education.