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New and aspiring heads of computing

Learn how good subject leadership can have a positive impact on computing teaching.

Opinion

Do you really understand the internet?

Young people take the web for granted but do they know how a page actually arrived on their screen? To be successful in GCSE and A level computer science they’ll need to!

Resource collection

LiveCode

This resource pack uses the free Community Edition of LiveCode to learn app development using a software development process.

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Bioinformatics: computer science meets biology

Teach your students about the importance of computing in STEM careers by contextualising Python and using skills directly linked to GCSE and A level computing.

Opinion

Language, truth and logic

It’s curious how discussions about teaching programming often descend into arguments about the merits of different programming languages, especially for beginners.

Resource collection

Digital Schoolhouse

Using unplugged and on-screen activities, link computing to other curriculum areas in creative ways.

Secondary Computing

Welcome to resources, professional development, news and opinions specially selected for computing teachers. Join in the discussion with our community group.

Featured Resources

Schoolcoders

This collection of resources supports computing and computer science in upper secondary schools. The resources offer in-depth learning opportunities covering programming with Python as well as other aspects of the curriculum.
Publication date:
2010 to date

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Computer Science for Fun

"Computing isn't about computers" - this quote from one of the CS4FN authors, Paul Curzon, should give you an idea about the resources in this collection. Designed to inspire, these activities are about people, solving puzzles, creativity, changing the future and, most of all, having fun. Magic tricks,...
Publication date:
2010 to date

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MagPi

MagPi is the official Raspberry Pi magazine. Articles range from beginner guides through to advanced programming and physical computing projects. Many of the articles are of use to teachers using Raspberry Pi computers - these have been selected and are contained within this collection.
Publication date:
2010 to date

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Space

Resources using space as a context for teaching from ESERO UK, the UK space education office.

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Developing mathematical thinking and problem solving through ScratchCY006

Scratch is a free programming language available to use online or as a free download. The software is commonly used in schools to deliver many elements of the KS2 Computing Curriculum. There have been many studies and pilot projects evaluating the impact of how learning computer programming can impact positively on...

Computing conference with CAS Regional Centre for Yorkshire and HumberCY007

This year's CAS regional conference has something for every teacher of computing, with dedicated streams for primary and secondary teachers. For the first time we will focus, too, on inclusion in association with CAS #Include. We hope to bring you these and much more besides, presented by knowledgeable Master...

Greenfoot CampCY222

Greenfoot is widely used in education as an introduction to Object Oriented Programming (OOP) using the Java language. Developed in the UK, it has become a core requirement of some GCSE specifications, while remaining an attractive option for others. Greenfoot is also useful for introducing OOP at A level. This...

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Bursaries

Many of our professional development activities are supported by generous bursaries for state funded schools, this includes support for in-school professional development.

Recognition

Get recognition for your professionalism with our STEM Educators recognition scheme.

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Join the discussions

View some of our popular computing groups

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If you are interesting in running a group on our website we can set this up for you and support you in how to lead a group. Please contact us with your ideas.

Magazine

See the latest news, opinions and discussions on computing education.