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We have launched an exciting new initiative to formally recognise your contribution to computing education in England.

12 January 2021

At the National Centre for Computing Education, we know that computing matters. It can help us develop a new generation of digitally-literate citizens able to actively participate in society. And it builds skills which will help pupils move forward into the roles which we will need for success in our

05 January 2021

In this paper, the two researchers (Ethel Tshukudu & Quintin Cutts) explore the process of knowledge transfer when novice programmers switch between programming languages, in order to learn how programming language transfer impacts code comprehension.

17 December 2020

This year's conference season has been continuing at a pace online, and November saw the Workshop in Primary and Secondary Computing Education (WiPSCE) led from the original location of Essen, Germany, but attended online.

17 December 2020

This month, the National Centre for Computing Education is sharing its 12 pedagogy principles for computing. Download your own handy classroom poster featuring all 12 pedagogical principles, to act as a quick reminder for busy teachers.

17 December 2020

Congratulations to NCCE Computer Hub, Dartford Grammar, on winning the ICT Innovation Award for its work to support schools across the region

14 December 2020

Hayley Leonard explores the role that emotions play during problem solving in programming.

14 December 2020

In this final episode of 2020, Sue Sentence and James Robinson sit down to discuss the PRIMM approach to teaching programming and the importance of talk in the computing classroom.

10 December 2020

We are launching a new support programme next term to meet the needs of Computer Science Accelerator participants who are new to computing.

07 December 2020

The NCCE has reached the milestone of engaging with over 1,000 schools through its school engagement programme.

03 December 2020