Press Releases

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

The National Centre for Computing Education announces four new Computing Hubs

The National Centre for Computing Education has announced a further four schools/colleges that have been successful in their application to become Computing Hubs.

13 February 2020

The National Centre for Computing Education announces seven new Computing Hubs

The NCCE is delighted to launch a further seven Computing Hubs, taking the total number to 30 and increasing the geographical reach of the programme.

31 July 2019

National Centre for Computing Education announces first Computing Hubs to improve computer science education in England

The NCCE has announced 23 schools and colleges who will be leading Computing Hubs in their area.

02 July 2019

New 'Gender Balance in Computing' project announced

As part of our work as the National Centre for Computing Education, we are excited to reveal that we’ve been awarded £2.4m for a new research project to investigate what works for engaging more girls in computing.

30 April 2019

BT, Rolls-Royce and Arm back new National Centre for Computing Education

The National Centre for Computing Education (‘NCCE’) has secured funding from BT, Rolls-Royce and Arm to improve the reach and quality of computing teaching across England. This industry investment will complement the Government’s £84 million investment to create the NCCE.

28 March 2019

Top computer scientist chosen to lead National Centre for Computing Education

Leading computer scientist Simon Peyton Jones appointed chair of new National Centre for Computing Education.

18 March 2019