Computing Hub - London & Essex

The National Centre for Computing Education (NCCE) is funded by the Department for Education and marks a significant investment in improving the provision of computing education in England. Run by a consortium made up of STEM Learning, the Raspberry Pi Foundation and BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, our vision is to achieve a world-leading computing education for every child in England.

We provide high-quality support for the teaching of computing in schools and colleges, from Key Stage 1 through to A-level. Our extensive range of training, resources and support covers elements of the curriculum at every Key Stage, catering for all levels of subject knowledge and experience.

Areas covered:

There are two Computing Hubs in the Saffron Teaching School Hub area:

The London & Essex Computing Hub covers 

Computing Hub – London & Essex (except Epping Forest, Uttlesford & Harlow), East London & City

Primary, Secondary & Further Education

Schools in Epping Forest, Harlow and Uttlesford are covered by the London, Herts & Essex Computing Hub.

Find out more about the London & Essex Computing Hub:

Follow us on Twitter: Computing Hub - London & Essex 

Visit our website: Computing Hub - London & Essex and Teach Computing


London & Essex Computing Hub programmes

Please see below for details of current London & Essex Computing Hub programmes and events.

The Computer Science Accelerator Programme 

Computer Science Accelerator is a professional development programme for teachers, funded by the Department for Education, leading to a national certificate in computer science subject knowledge.

The programme will help you develop or refresh your subject knowledge up to GCSE, with bursary funding available for state-funded schools and colleges to support your learning.

Who is eligible?

  • Current and aspiring Computing teachers
  • Suitable for all abilities, from little or no experience in teaching computer science to experienced teachers looking to deepen their subject knowledge

How do I get started?

Enrol on the programme here.