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In this month's Teach Computing podcast we’ve decided to focus a whole episode on a single aspect of pedagogy and how it applies to teaching computing.

28 November 2019

Watch our new film, 'NCCE: the story so far'. To mark our anniversary, we've been to Newcastle, Wolverhampton, Swindon and Cambridge to find out what teachers think about our programme.

27 November 2019

Our full suite of Key Stage 3 and GCSE level subject knowledge assessments are now available, and are free for use by any teacher and their students.

20 November 2019

Collaborative working is effective in many curriculum areas, but a structured pair programming approach can support learners to develop programs and problem solve more successfully.

14 November 2019

Today, we are opening general recruitment for the programme. This means that all primary and secondary schools in England can now take part in the upcoming trials in this landmark programme.

11 November 2019

Longitude Explorer Prize is open to secondary schools and youth groups across the UK, to enter teams of 11-16 year olds with ideas for tech that will help improve the world around them.

05 November 2019

This month marks the one-year anniversary of the National Centre for Computing Education. To celebrate, we're taking a look back at some of the highlights from the past year, as well as giving you a chance to find out we've got planned for our anniversary week.

04 November 2019

We’re following up our inaugural episode’s exploration of the reasons for teaching computing with a discussion about what we mean when we talk about ‘computing’.

18 October 2019

At the National Centre for Computing Education we want to capture the views of Computing teachers on the front line. So over the next month, we are running our first National Centre teacher survey to understand the how Computing is being delivered in your school.

16 October 2019

Worked examples are a tool commonly used in a range of subjects including Maths & Science to support novice learners. By studying worked examples alongside the completion of traditional practice problems, learners are exposed to the problem solving process as well as frequently applied techniques. A well constructed worked example:

10 October 2019