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Katharine Childs shares a simple way that teachers can find out what their learners think about computing, and provides suggested resources to address misconceptions and inspire more girls about computing.

16 September 2020

A year ago today, we launched the Isaac Computer Science programme to bring free, high-quality computer science resources to teachers and students around England.

07 September 2020

This time last year I was working hard to complete the final assessment for the CSA programme. So much has changed since then...

10 August 2020

Katharine Childs takes a look at some gender differences in tinkering with software and hardware and how this influences beginner coding activities.

05 August 2020

Over a year ago, we embarked upon an ambitious project: a collection of over 500 hours of teaching materials to help you with the delivery of the entire computing curriculum from Key Stages 1 to 4 in England. We are therefore delighted to launch the new curriculum section of our website today!

03 August 2020

Hello! It's the last week of our home teaching programme and we are SO PROUD to have supported over 80,000 of you to keep learning about computing over the last three months.

13 July 2020

Hello! It's the penultimate week of our home teaching programme and, as always, we are here to support students of all age groups and abilities to learn about computing.

06 July 2020

Are you looking for some supercharged computer science CPD over the holiday period? We've got you covered.

02 July 2020

Katharine Childs and Dan Fisher explore how young people make choices to learn about computing at clubs and in classrooms, and how these choices differ between boys and girls.

01 July 2020

It's week 10 of our home teaching programme. This week's activities include chatbots, bedroom battleships, and tracking the international space station!

29 June 2020