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:

  • The London & Essex Computing Hub covers Essex (except for Epping Forest, Harlow and Uttlesford), East London & City.
  • 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:


London & Essex Computing Hub programmes & events

29 June - 1 July: 3 day intensive course for new to computing teachers


This free 3-day intensive course is aimed at all KS3 & KS4 Computer Science secondary teachers and prospective teachers - a great opportunity for teachers who will be delivering Computer Science for the first time in September. 

Funded by the Department for Education, the Computer Science Accelerator is a professional development programme, which leads to a nationally recognised certificate in computer science subject knowledge. Earn a bursary for your school of up to £1,580 after completing three courses and successfully completing the final summative test.

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Expand the headings below for details of current London & Essex Computing Hub programmes.

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.

Spring/Summer Term 2022 - Primary course flyer

Click here to view the London & Essex Computing Hub spring/summer term primary course flyer.

To view the full London & Essex Computing Hub events calendar, click here.

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