Do you know where your local Computer Hub is?
Cardinal Hume Catholic School in Gateshead have become one of the first schools in England to be awarded the official Computing Hub status by the National Centre for Computing Education (NCCE). This initiative has been developed to support primary and secondary school in the local area.
The NCCE was set up in November 2018 by the Department of Education to increase the number of pupils in schools and colleges who study Computer Science at GCSE, AS and A level. Looking particularly at girls and those pupils in disadvantaged areas. The aim is to ensure that digital skills are being taught.
Visit the NCCE official website to look at courses and resources.
If you are a local primary or secondary teacher please look at for the courses and information. Engagement and participation are the key factors in making this provision a success. The first NCCE Primary Course runs on the 16 January 2020 focusing on Primary Programming and Algorithms.