March 2, 2017

Short biography

Neil is a Senior Lecturer in Computing Education at the University of Hertfordshire and a member of the Centre for STEM Education. In addition to this, he is the Computing tutor on the Primary PGCE course at Brunel University, London and an external examiner for Roehampton University, London. Neil also undertakes work independently, including running computing workshops for children, as a primary education specialist for the BCS and as a NCCE resource developer for the Raspberry Pi Foundation. He is an assessor for the BCS Certificate in Computer Science Teaching, an NCCE Facilitator, a Raspberry Pi, Microsoft and Google Certified Educator, a CEOP Ambassador and a tutor for a number of online CPD courses. Neil regularly contributes to a range of publications, including “Hello World” and “TES”, and academic text books, such as “Unlocking Speaking and Listening: Developing Spoken Language in the Primary Classroom”. On Twitter, he is @computingchamps

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