Teaching Programming to Students

Title of the Good Practice

Teaching Programming to Students

Description of the Good Practice

This good practice focuses on providing teachers with effective strategies and techniques to teach programming skills to students. It covers essential skills such as creating a positive learning environment, setting clear expectations, and providing feedback. The practice also emphasizes the importance of pedagogical knowledge in creating effective teaching and learning environments for all students.


  • Software Skills
  • Programming
  • Pedagogical Teaching



Number of participants

Small groups

Type of training


Number and type of exercises

Teaching programming includes a variety of exercises such as short coding tasks, algorithmic problems and debugging sessions



Target Audience

Teachers, educators, instructors

Competences/skills that you will require

Knowledge of programming languages, pedagogical knowledge, communication skills, classroom management skills


Consideration as a GP

Teaching programming to students is a good practice because it can help them develop essential skills that are in high demand in the job market. By mastering programming skills, students can create programs that are well-designed, efficient, and solve real-world problems. This can lead to improved problem-solving and critical thinking skills, making them more competitive in the job market. Additionally, teaching programming to students can help them stay up-to-date with the latest technology trends and tools, making them more adaptable to changing job requirements. Pedagogical knowledge is also essential in creating effective teaching and learning environments for all students, ensuring that they are engaged and motivated to learn.