Press Releases

Experts appointed to drive excellence in teaching computing

The National Centre for Computing Education has appointed leading practitioners and industry representatives from across the tech and digital sectors to support its ongoing strategic direction and aims.

16 November 2023

Pioneering schools are the first to achieve new computing award for quality teaching

The first ten schools to achieve our new national accreditation which recognises excellence in computing, are celebrating their success; with many more schools set to follow.

01 March 2022

New NCCE loan scheme to give more children access to computer programming kits

Children in primary and secondary schools across England can access the latest technology to learn how to control objects by computers, thanks to a new initiative from the National Centre for Computing Education (NCCE) and its supporters.

27 September 2021

New NCCE report shows impact of work to support thousands of teachers

The NCCE has published its Impact Report today looking at its work over the last two years, including 29,500 teachers engaged, representing 8,500 primary schools and 3,000 secondaries.

25 November 2020

Schools minister Nick Gibb visits Dartford Grammar School’s NCCE Computing Hub

Schools minister Nick Gibb visited the NCCE Computing Hub at Dartford Grammar School to find out more about how the school is playing a key role in delivering vital digital skills across Kent and East Sussex.

25 September 2020

National Centre for Computing Education celebrates its first 1,000 graduates

We are delighted to congratulate the first 1,000 teachers to complete our CS Accelerator programme; boosting schools’ ability to deliver GCSE computer science across England.

10 August 2020

Education experts launch pioneering Teach Computing Curriculum

The NCCE's groundbreaking Teach Computing Curriculum has been launched this week, providing a comprehensive set of free teaching materials covering all aspects of the computing curriculum in England, from primary through to age 16.

04 August 2020

The NCCE supports home teaching and remote professional development in response to coronavirus crisis

Home teaching support and live online professional development are some of the initiatives introduced by the National Centre for Computing Education (NCCE) to ensure it continues to support computing education during the coronavirus crisis. The NCCE has put in place a suite of online courses, live online support, a new

15 June 2020

National Centre for Computing Education to expand its training programme to support even more teachers to teach GCSE computer science

The National Centre for Computing Education is to welcome many more teachers to its flagship Computer Science Accelerator Programme, increasing the number of teachers able to deliver GCSE computer science. The CPD programme supports teachers to build their subject knowledge.

30 April 2020

National Centre for Computing Education update

In response to the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, we have been working hard to develop and roll out a range of online materials to support teachers, schools and families.

08 April 2020