Miles is a principal lecturer and the subject leader for Computing Education at the University of Roehampton. He run secondary PGCE in computer science, and also teaches on primary PGCE and the University’s Digital Media degree. His principal research focus is uptake and achievement in computing qualifications. Other professional interests include the pedagogies of computing education, use of open source software and principles in schools, independent learning and online communities in professional learning.
In the session Miles introduces an approach to planning a data science curriculum for schools, that addresses foundations (probability and statistics), applications (working with small and large scale data using freely available tools) and implications (the wider, personal and societal impact of data science).