- Roehampton UniversityPrincipal Lecturer, Computing Education, present
Miles is principal lecturer in Computing Education at the University of Roehampton. Prior to joining Roehampton, he spent 18 years in four schools, much of the time as an ICT coordinator and most recently as a head teacher. He lectures on primary undergraduate and postgraduate teacher training programmes as well as working with masters students. His research interests include the role of online communities in professional formation and development, informal learning and the pedagogies of computer science education. He is a former chair of Naace, the ICT subject association, and continues to serve on its board of management; he is a member the management board of Computing At School and the steering groups for the UK Forum on Computing Education. He is a fellow of the BCS, RSA and HEA.
Over the years he has contributed to a number of computing related projects including: CAS's computer science curriculum, the national curriculum computing programmes of study, the CAS / Naace guide to the computing curriculum for primary teachers, training of CAS Master Teachers, Rising Stars Switched on Computing, an e-book on computer science for Microsoft Education, Barefoot Computing, and Code Club Pro's training materials.
He gives regular keynotes and CPD workshops on computing and education technology nationwide and also has a number of international consultancy projects involving curriculum development and CPD.
- Churchill College, CambridgeMathematics, 1987 - 1991
- University of LeicesterEducation Leadership, 2001 - 2006
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