News & Updates
Moving from teaching music to teaching computer science may not seem the most natural step, but Helen Brant has successfully made the leap, with help from the National Centre for Computing Education’s Computer Science Accelerator Programme.
16 July 2019
We are running a series of summer schools for teachers looking to enhance their GCSE computer science subject knowledge ready for the next academic year.
11 July 2019
Paul Thornton explains why including computing as part of the curriculum is so important to young people and society
09 July 2019
Wendy MacLeod, CAS Community Outreach Manager and Primary School Teacher, demonstrates how CAS communities of practice can help you develop your network and access support in your local community
08 July 2019
Teachers who graduate from the Computer Science Accelerator Programme by 31 July are being offered the opportunity to graduate at Google this September.
03 July 2019
The NCCE has announced 23 schools and colleges who will be leading Computing Hubs in their area.
02 July 2019
Dave Gibbs explains why our human needs are key when it comes to teaching computing and the latest technology
25 June 2019
Steve Clarke, Senior Education Lead for Computing, explains how the NCCE can support your school with computing and with the new Ofsted framework
21 June 2019
Gender Balance in Computing - register your interest for our first project!
11 June 2019
James Robinson, Senior Learning Manager at Raspberry Pi, tells us about the benefits of volunteering in the community
05 June 2019
We are developing new resources for primary and secondary schools. These resources include schemes of work, lesson plans, activities, and assessments.
04 June 2019
In response to recent press coverage around coding in schools, our Chair Simon Peyton Jones explains why teaching children to write programs is of central importance.
03 June 2019
We have just published a brochure about our professional development programme for teachers of GCSE computer science.
23 May 2019
As part of our work as the National Centre for Computing Education, we are excited to reveal that we’ve been awarded £2.4m for a new research project to investigate what works for engaging more girls in computing.
30 April 2019
We spoke to Richard Smith, who has recently become a course facilitator for the National Centre for Computing Education, about his experience of delivering CPD.
24 April 2019