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Michael is Director of Computing at Northfleet Technology College, Kent - an 11-19 boys high school with a mixed 6th Form. The school is a Lead School in the CAS Network of Excellence with Michael appointed as a Master Teacher. Computer Science is delivered at GCSE and A Level with numbers increasing from 22 to 125 in 3 years. Michael is directly involved in developing sustainability in Computer Science. He has designed and delivers the new PGCE in Computer Science at the University of Greenwich. Michael’s collaboration with PiXL began in 2014 as one of the team created to provide the inaugural programming conference. As an SLE (specialist leader of education) He is currently developing an online portal, in partnership with Canterbury Christ Church University, aimed at primary teachers in Kent with support and resources to address the primary CS curriculum.
This year's lockdown has created many challenges for teachers like me. My school, Northfleet Technology College, faced a monumental task in March 2020. Because of...