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We've published the results of a project that explored the use of a teaching approach called peer instruction in secondary schools with Year 8 (pupils aged 12 to 13), with the aim of increasing girls’ engagement in computing lessons and study choices.

24 August 2022

The second interview of our Computer Science Accelerator (CSA) Programme graduate series is with Anna Sessarego-Mercer, a 45-year-old mum of two. She is an early career teacher of science and computer science.

11 July 2022

Our events celebrating Computer Science Accelerator graduate teachers, are well underway - with events in Birmingham, York and London held this week, and more still to come

07 July 2022

Today's evaluation report shares the results of the Pair Programming intervention. It explores whether using a teaching approach called pair programming has a positive impact on girls' attitudes towards computing.

07 July 2022

Over the next few months, we will be sharing stories from our Computer Science Accelerator graduates to learn how they got on with the certificate and how it helped them.

06 July 2022

To make sure that the Teach Computing Curriculum continues to be a useful asset to teachers and learners, we need to hear from as many different teachers as possible to find out how you’re using it and your experiences.

05 July 2022

To celebrate we have pulled together a list of resources you can use in the classroom to inspire and teach your students about what a career in gaming could involve.

20 June 2022

The National Centre for Computing Education is delighted that its Chair, Prof Simon Peyton Jones, is to receive an OBE for his services to education and computing science.

01 June 2022

Today we have published the first of a series of evaluation reports for the Gender Balance in Computing programme. This first evaluation report concerns the feasibility of our pilot study of a teaching approach based on storytelling in key stage 1.

10 May 2022

Is your school ready for an Ofsted Deep Dive in computing? The NCCE recently welcomed Marc White, HMI Inspector for Ofsted and subject lead for computing, to give a presentation to the NCCE Hubs on Ofsted’s ‘deep dive’. Here are the key points he shared about Ofsted’s approach

09 May 2022