​​​​​​​The Somerset Educational Technology team collaborates with schools to provide high-quality professional development programmes, supporting teachers to improve, and continually evaluate, pupil outcomes. Our experience and expertise is supported by robust evidence and includes appropriate levels of challenge, to help you provide excellent educational opportunities.

​eLIM provide in-school support, remote consultations, face-to-face training and online CPD  opportunities. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.   

Subscribing schools


eLIM subscribers are entitled to a half day visit, which can be delivered face-to-face or remotely, and can be used for strategic development, training to meet the needs of the teaching staff and governors or workshops with learners or parents.  Schools can request additional support at the current consultancy rate. 

Download this flyer to consider the focus for a visit for your school.


In addition:

Primary and special schools can, without additional cost, attend area based Computing / ICT leader update meetings twice per year and, at a reduced cost, our annual Education Technology Primary Conference.  

Secondary schools will have a subject leader day every year.

Non-subscribing schools


Non-subscribing schools can pay to attend update meetings and events at the full price.  Consultancy charges apply at a higher rate and are only available for a minimum half day.

Courses are charged at an additional 30% cost.  


Additional charge

Add 5% indemnity charge to SSE Education Technology courses costs if you are an Academy school.

Add 30% to SSE Education Technology course costs if you are a non-subscribing school. 
The eLIM team are all accredited facilitators for the National Centre for Computing Education and we regularly deliver DfE funded training on their behalf. A variety of face-to-face, remote and online courses are available to all primary school staff
For any queries about NCCE courses in Somerset contact:
Who are these courses for? All primary school staff and trainee teachers

How much will it cost? All NCCE courses are free to attend and there is no limit to the number of staff members who can attend (subject to available spaces on courses). In addition, primary schools are eligible for a bursary of £220 per day for one teacher for one course per academic year. This is payable on successful completition of course. 


How can I book? Go to Teachcomputing.org for details of all NCCE courses.

Certification: Participants in NCCE CPD can choose to work towards achieving the Teach Primary Computing Certificate awarded by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT. The programme is suitable for those already teaching or planning to teach computing and will help teachers to fill potential gaps in their knowledge.
Full details can be found at: https://teachcomputing.org/primary-certificate 

 Book courses on SSE website

Contact SSE if you have any difficulties booking:

Tel: 01823 348266 Email: SSE@somerset.gov.uk


Somerset Technology Remote Twilights: Diving Deep in Computing

Wednesday 25th November and 2nd December 2020

Further information on flyer