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Alex Hadwen-Bennett

Alex Hadwen-Bennett

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Teaching Fellow in Computer Science

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  • Policy and society


Alex Hadwen-Bennett joined King's in 2015, having taught computing and ICT in secondary schools for eight years. During his time in the classroom, he became a Computing at School (CAS) Master Teacher and has written a number of published teaching resources.


Alex's research interests include physical computing, inclusive computing education and physical programming languages. In 2017 he was awarded an EPSRC CASE PhD studentship at KCL to undertake research into the use of physical programming languages with visually impaired learners. This project is being undertaken in collaboration with Microsoft Research Cambridge. 

He is a member of the Centre for Research in Education in Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics.


Alex currently teaches on the PGCE Computer Science programme and supervises MA Education students.


Hadwen-Bennett, A. (2016). Programming. In A. Weidmann (Ed.), Edexcel GCSE (9-1) Computer Science. Pearson Education.