Teach Computing Hubs
Teachers can access a network of computing hubs, approved by the Department for Education, to receive training, information and resources. All computing CPD is now fully-funded for state-maintained schools in England. Subsidies are available for eligible schools, schools can find out more on this website.
Computing hubs are offering school level support for all state-maintained schools within the region, with subsidies available for schools looking to start offering GCSE Computer Science. School level support can include:
- Curriculum development and review
- Action planning
- Needs analysis
- Support with the Computing Quality Framework.
To request school level support please get in touch with your local computing hub – see below.
Physical computing kits has been refreshed over the summer and all computing hubs now have the following equipment available for loaning:
- Crumble controllers
- Primary robotics kit
- Secondary robotics kits
- Data loggers
- Raspberry Pi Pico
- Raspberry Pi 3B+
Schools can make a loan request by completing the linked form for their region. To make a request please visit the computing hub’s CPD schedule link to find out more.
For more information on any of the above schools can visit our national website or get in touch with their local computing hub – see below.
Warrington and Halton Computing Hub
Teach Computing Merseyside and Warrington has lots of subsidised courses, resources and equipment primary and secondary schools can access. Their latest courses for 2023/24 can be found here.
Contact the local team direct on email@example.com or find them on Twitter @computinghubMW.
Wigan Computing Hub
Teach Computing Greater Manchester has lots of subsidised courses, resources and equipment primary and secondary schools can access. Their latest courses for 2023/24 can be found here.
National Computing Network
Teachers can also search a national network of Computing Hubs to find specialist support and resources.
Computing At School
Computing at School brings together a community of teachers, academics and industry professionals, all passionate about ensuring every child receives a world-leading computing education. Local peer groups of teachers operate in each Local Authority area for both primary and secondary teachers.